Film Expo South – Making money from music

This September I’m speaking again at Film Expo South organised by Gillian Tully. It really is a great opportunity to connect with composers, musicians and filmmakers alike and make those all important connections. The event will be taking place in Southampton at The Stage Door, 78 West Marlands Road on Saturday 29th September 2018 and

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Posted in August 2018

“It’s been a hard day’s night”: Musicalities sets the pace for clearing music rights in 2017

Clearing music rights faster than the speed of light Musicalities clears music rights for well over 200 songs for “Trivial Takedown” produced by Zig Zag Productions for FUSE TV Channel (U.S.) and set to air November 2017! Based on the Channel 4 series “Blink”, this music-based, pop culture quiz show tests both the knowledge and

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Posted in September 2017

Ivan Chandler’s recommended reference library and contact list

Clearing music rights is a complex business. Here’s a list of my favourite books and contacts that make my job that little bit easier. Reference works for clearing music rights Music Week Directory Annually published guide to the UK music industry and associated service companies. A ‘who’s who’ of the music industry. Published by Intent

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Posted in November 2015

How broadcaster blanket licenses really work

What are broadcaster blanket licenses? In most countries, television broadcasters have so called “blanket licences” with their local music collection societies. For example, in the UK the BBC, SKY and ITV and other broadcasters have agreements with PRS (for the songs and other musical works) and PPL (for commercial sound recordings). Each broadcaster pays an

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Posted in November 2015

Why you’ll love Musicalities’ definition of Music Supervision

The term Music Supervision refers to the job of overseeing the music content of a film or television production, and specifically advising the director and producer on the choice of music. The key to a music supervisor’s role is the cutting of deals with record companies and publishers for the music that will make up

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Posted in November 2015

Working with music in and out of film production

I’m a musician first and foremost … My training in the field of music publishing and copyright began years before I’d ever thought of having a job – when I first started to buy records. As a young musician with a taste for sheet music and 45 rpm singles, the listing of composers and publishers

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Posted in June 2015

Testimonials

Thanks to you Ivan and your team at Musicalities for unravelling a music copyright mystery. You’re a star!
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