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A To Z Of Music Rights – F is for “Film Of The Film” (“FOTF”)

A To Z Of Music Rights – F is for “Film Of The Film” (“FOTF”)

If you’re planning a Film Of The Film of your next commercial, a behind the scenes video of the making of it, you need to include it in the music licence. Here we look at F is for Film Of The Film (FOTF) and the implications of featuring music tracks from your commercial in these. In this case it’s all about Context and Term. Read on to find out more.

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The Benefits Of Deal Mapping

The Benefits Of Deal Mapping

Deal mapping is a technique I use regularly to help visual the complexities of sync licensing projects, and as a tool to help clients better understand the processes involved before embarking on negotiations. In this post I explain the advantages of using this visual tool, and also introduce our unique workshops that brands and agencies can sign up to learn how to use deal mapping for your procurements projects.

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Sync Music A to Z: E is for Editing

Sync Music A to Z: E is for Editing

Continuing our series of blog posts, Sync Music A to Z, here I look at editing and the dos and don’ts. Find out what is allowable and what you may require special permission to do. As with all music procurement projects it is vital that you read the small print to ensure you don’t infringe your sync licence agreement.

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Sync Music A to Z: D is for Duration

Sync Music A to Z: D is for Duration

You may be surprised to find out that when licensing music for commercials and video, the duration of a recording is not a simple matter of paying more for longer recordings, less for shorter clips. As with many other factors that need to be taken into account when negotiating sync licence fees, duration is not straightforward. In this excerpt taken from our new eBook A To Z Of Music Rights For Brands And Agencies, we explain how duration affects music licensing and the key points you need to address and be transparent about when submitting licensing requests.

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Who’s Fallen Foul Of Music Copyright In 2014?

Who’s Fallen Foul Of Music Copyright In 2014?

Stacey Hope rounds up a year of music-related copyright issues and shares some of the litigation cases from the past 12 months. Did you know that “Happy Birthday” is being hotly contested through the courts, or have you heard about the stand off between YouTube and Irving Azoff? This post is definitely worth reading and taking note of so that you, or your brand, are not in our 2015 round up!

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Christmas Campaign Music

Christmas Campaign Music

Here at Resilient Music we eagerly anticipate the arrival of the UK retailer’s Christmas campaigns, especially if we have been involved in them. Of course, many of these campaigns will have been conceived months ago, usually in the warmer months of spring and early summer. Our involvement in negotiating music licensing is generally completed as we all embark on our summer holidays. So here is a little seasonal reminder about why you need to start the music procurement process early, especially if you have your heart set on a popular Christmas track.

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Sync Music A to Z: C is for Context

Sync Music A to Z: C is for Context

Cost drivers determine sync licence fees; many of them are practical considerations such as territories, media and term. However one cost driver that can seriously revise fees skyward is CONTEXT. In our new series, Sync Music A to Z, we’ve been exploring many of the terms used in the music licensing industry and in this case C is for Context! Read this post to find out what this means for your next music procurement project, and how context of use could affect your music budget.

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ProcureCon 2014

ProcureCon 2014

In November Richard travelled to San Antonio, US for ProcureCon 2014. This annual event sees marketing executives from major advertising agency congregate for a series of panel discussions, presentations and roundtable workshops on procurement. Resilient Music had the opportunity of presenting on our area of expertise, music licensing, at the conference.Here, in this post, Richard shares his presentation and thoughts from ProcureCon.

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