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Call Number: KF3070 .D66 2014 (LVL 2)
Publication Date: 2014-11-01
Clearance and Copyright is the industry-standard guide to almost every conceivable rights issue that filmmakers, videomakers, television producers, and Internet content creators might encounter. From the initial acquisition of material through the rights issues that arise during preproduction, production, postproduction, and release, this legalese-free guide now extensively revised, updated, and expanded will help you protect yourself and your work from disastrous legal actions. Among this edition's new features are links to 25 downloadable contracts and 50 illustrative film clips.
BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) Music Licensing General FAQs
BMI represents more than 475,000 songwriters, composers, and publishers with more than 6.5 million works.
ASCAP ( The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Music Licensing FAQ
ASCAP licenses the right to perform songs and musical works created and owned by the songwriters, composers, lyricists and music publishers who are ASCAP members and also those members of foreign performing rights organizations who are represented by ASCAP in the United States.
SESAC Music Licensing Frequently Asked Questions
SESAC, Inc. is a performing rights organization; performing rights organizations are businesses designed to represent songwriters and publishers and their right to be compensated for having their music performed in public.
Music Publishers Association: Copyright Resource Center
"This copyright resource center is intended as a guide for locating the publisher of a piece of music. It links to various other organizations' web sites which offer useful search tools. It is limited to those pieces in the repertory and/or licensed by the organizations listed. If you are unable to locate a specific title using this search process, it does NOT imply that the work is in the public domain."
Music Library Association: Copyright for Music Librarians
While this website is intended for librarians and library professionals, it does include FAQs and other information that may be useful to students & faculty.
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