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Copyright: Music, Composers and Performers

By Jon M. Garon Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, PC This is part of a series of book excerpts from Independent Filmmaking, The Law & Business Guide for Financing, Shooting & Distributing Independent & Digital Films designed as an introduction to the many legal issues involved in the filmmaking process. Music & Sound For most modern Read MoreRead More

Anatomy of a Film Music Agreement

By Jon M. Garon Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, PC This is part of a series of book excerpts from Independent Filmmaking, The Law & Business Guide for Financing, Shooting & Distributing Independent & Digital Films designed as an introduction to the many legal issues involved in the filmmaking process. The industry tradition has been to Read MoreRead More

How To Acquire Music For Films

Frequently Asked Questions For Students and Independent Filmmakers Q: WHAT LICENSES MUST I GET TO USE A SONG IN MY FILM? A: If you are using a pre-recorded song or another pre-recorded piece of music in your film, there are two rights you need to clear; that is to say, you need to get two Read MoreRead More