"Music Rights Unveiled provides an inside look at the complex world of music rights for film and video and includes step-by-step guidance to navigate these tricky waters. Authors Brooke Wentz and Maryam Soleiman share their decades of expertise in this user-friendly guide, designed specifically with filmmakers and producers in mind. The book provides a brief history of the pricing of music in film, television and digital media markets, and explains the process by which music is licensed or acquired for films, highlighting pitfalls to avoid and strategies for success. Further features include:A discussion of new media platforms and the intricacies of the rights needed to use music on those platforms;Tips for working with key music staff on a production? the Composer, the Music Supervisor and the Music Editor;An in-depth explanation of building a budget for the music component of your media project."--Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
chapter 1 Introduction: The Wild West, We Meet Again chapter 2 The Law: For Those Respecting the Law, We Salute You. For the Rebels, There Is No Such Thing as Free Music chapter 3 Background and History: When Synchs Outshine Soundtracks chapter 4 Music Supervisors: Every Project Can Use a Little Music Supervision chapter 5 Finding Music: A Community of Composers, Libraries and Representatives chapter 6 The Process of Securing Rights: A Step-by-Step Guide to Avoiding Mistakes, Because What You Don't Know Can Cost You chapter 7 Brand Personality, Identity and Recognition: People Rank Music as More Difficult to Live without than Sports, Movies and Newspapers chapter 8 Digital Media and Digital Platforms: Welcome to the Digital Era in All Its Forms chapter 9 For the Artist: There Is a Musician in All of Us chapter 10 Conclusion: Parting Words of Encouragement.