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The DOJ Music Licensing Ruling, Explained

September 20, 2016

Posted in: Music, Film, Composers

If you haven’t been keeping up with music licensing news (let’s be honest, it’s not glamorous, and it’s often complicated), you may be blissfully unaware of the battle between performing rights organizations (such as BMI and ASCAP) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ). The dispute affects anyone who’s even remotely connected to music licensing – composers, clients, venues, advertisers, filmmakers, and music fans. It’s important to know the facts on the issue, if not to join the fight, then to be aware of how it might affect your future as a licensor or licensee.

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2016 Oscar Music: A Primer

February 25, 2016

Posted in: Music, Film, Composers

This Sunday, the world's biggest awards show makes its way to the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, where a few talented actors will cross their fingers hoping for a chance to address an ocean of talented peers.

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