MPA/ MMF Music Publishing Programme Module 3 - Music Publishing in Audio-Visual Media: Rights Owners, Holders and Music Users

Module 3: Monday 27th March 2017

Music Publishing in Audio-Visual Media: Rights Owners, Holders and Music Users

  • Overview of music licensing & use in on & off-line audio-visual media: film, television, games, advertising, branding & corporate productions
  • Production companies & broadcasters; game developers & publishers; brands & agencies; DSPs & MCNs; channels, programming & content - official / premium & UGC
  • Sync licensing & brand partnerships
  • Music supervision, licensing platforms & agents: roles & relationships; rights & remuneration
  • Options for producers & music supervisors: commissioned, commercial, library / production and public domain music; benefits & opportunities
  • Direct, collective, individual, blanket & “mini-blanket” licensing options & agreements
  • Assignment of rights & income participation in AV media: options, issues, practice & precedent
  • Process and procedure: commissions, production & commercial music sync licensing; roles, responsibilities & time scales; negotiation, decision-making & documentation
  • Key terms & conditions in media licensing agreements.

Speakers include:

Stuart Worthington, MMF Training

Karen Craig, Head of Music, ITV

Nainita Desai, Film & TV Composer & Breakthrough Brit Honouree of 2016

Bree Winwood, Music Supervisor, Eyehear

Simon James, Production Music Manager, PRS for Music

Angus Fulton, Senior Creative Sync & Licensing Manager, Bucks Music

Rebecca Thomas, Key Account Manager, Audio Network

Julz Baldwin, Deputy Head of Music, The Most Radicalist Black Sheep Music Ltd.

Iestyn David, Head of Broadcast Licensing, PRSfM

Meeting Date: 
27 March, 2017 - 17:30 - 20:30
Meeting Location: 

Grant Thornton
3 Finsbury Square

Event Cost: 

MPA & MMF members:

£37.50 + £7.50 VAT = £45.00 per module (please contact for the discount code)

AIM, APRS, BASCA, BPI, FAC, IAMA, ISM, MPG & MU members; PPL & PRS for Music staff:

£58.33 + £11.67 VAT = £70.00 per module (please contact for the discount code)


£83.33 + £16.67 VAT = £100.00 per module

You can buy tickets via eventbrite here.

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