As the Founder and CEO of Hipgnosis, Merck Mercuriadis has led the way in establishing music rights as an asset class. As part of last month’s Data, Rights & Royalties Summit, Synchtank Marketing Manager Emma Griffiths caught up with Mercuriadis to discuss the booming catalog acquisition market, the value of music IP on a global scale, changing […]
As royalties become increasingly complex, artists and songwriters are demanding more transparency and faster payments. This panel, recorded at Synchtank’s recent Data, Rights & Royalties Summit, looks at the the evolution of royalty statements, ‘real-time’ payments, the future of royalty advances, and the increasing need for sophisticated financial technology. Panelists: Jim Warner – COO, Centtrip […]
From poor data management to a lack of standardization and system interoperability, the music industry is plagued by data issues. This panel, recorded at Synchtank’s recent Data, Rights & Royalties Summit, discusses the barriers to better data hygiene as well as effective solutions and new initiatives. Panelists: Niels Rump – DDEX Secretariat Debbie Rose – President, […]
Music publishers and CMOs are facing unprecedented volumes of data and increasingly complex rights and royalty payments. This panel, recorded at Synchtank’s recent Data, Rights & Royalties Summit, examines how royalty teams, societies and their systems are coping and addresses the need for robust, scalable technology. Panelists: Mick Hayes – Director of Product Management, ICE […]
In this webinar in association with the Music Business Association, we discuss the best practices for catalog and asset management to help rights holders maximise profits and reduce legal complications. We were lucky enough to be joined by Erin M. Jacobson, aka The Music Industry Lawyer. Download the accompanying slides here.
Want to learn more about the business of trailer music? Check out this recording from a recent webinar we hosted with Emily Weber, Position Music‘s VP of Creative Licensing – Trailers | Promos | International. We take a deep dive into the types of trailers out there, best practices for finding and pitching for trailer sync opportunities, […]
Looking to generate more revenue from your catalog? Last week we held a webinar in association with the Music Business Association where we looked at the best practices for monetizing audio assets. We were joined April Flores, Manager of Film and TV Synchronisation at our client Disney Music, who gave us insight into how the process works at […]
Rick and Morty is taking the world by storm. April’s surprise season 3 premier drew more than 1.6 million viewers, and the show’s fanbase is about as ardent as they come. We were recently lucky enough to chat to Ryan Elder, composer of the show’s brilliantly bonkers music. Read the interview in full here.
Thanks to the popularity of our last webinar in association with our friends at Women in Music, we recently ran an updated version for 2017. In the following presentation we run through the basics of sync licensing, from tagging your music properly to finding and pitching for opportunities.
Check out this recording from our recent webinar in association with Women in Music. We run through the best practices for preparing your catalogue for licensing, tips for pitching successfully, building relationships with music supervisors, and much more.