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Hi all I'm working on a new business model with a huge lump of fair trade for the composer. I need a bit of market research...

narcoman
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spiderman 19th August 2019
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ADAM Audio Announces their 2018 Soundtrack Competition Grand Prize is Custom-Made Pair of ADAM A8X & Other Prizes...

The Press Desk
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Mechanikproject 8th November 2018
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Some great info here from a valued and knowledgeable source. you know who you are ;)... While usually copying other copywritten...

narcoman
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guinea 25th April 2018
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In some kind of misguided attempt to attract some of the excellent working writers, producers and mixers in the film and game biz...

narcoman
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Shockwave 6th November 2015
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Hello, fellow Gearslutz people, I guess I haven't posted anything for a while. I've been lurking around here, enjoying...

lune856
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lune856 3 hours ago
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Let's just put "Synch" out of its misery. Please, for the love of all that's simple and phonetic, just stop using that...

VitaEtMusica
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EvilRoy 7 hours ago
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Hi, I was just about to add a new work at my PRO. I am the writer (BMI), and then there's the publisher (ASCAP). However,...

freshdax
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JohnFulford 11 hours ago
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Hi guys I'm building a new website, and want to embed a great player in it that showcases my compositions. In the past I've...

Sequentialist
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telecode 21 hours ago
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Basically want to make YouTube videos where I talk about guitar as I'm playing. Because you know, that's never been done before....

keithm
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Dale Turner 1 day ago
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Fair question that I suspect has been asked before in other sections, but perhaps not specifically regarding sound design and...

JimmyLoops
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JohnFulford 2 days ago
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I would appreciate some advice. I have a small publishing/record label business. Had numerous placements over the years,...

howtoo
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12ax7 5 days ago
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Hi all, I have been using VSL sample libraries for many years (mainly Opus 1/2 and Solo Strings) and liked them a lot in the...

Neutrino
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pentagon 1 week ago
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Hi, I'm a composer for mostly trailer music and typically the Publisher/Trailer house I'm working with handles all of the...

_midi
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BlackBackDrop 1 week ago
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Hi all, I've been around this business for about a year and a half, so I'm still figuring out a lot of things. So.. ...

BrunoChulapi
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jazz4 1 week ago
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Evita 1 week ago
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Hi all, Today I published an open letter to raise awareness of the aggressive devaluation and exploitation that's currently...

lewis_foster
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Desire Inspires 1 week ago
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Hello all, Is there a way to find out what is the best PRO to go for? I am with my local PRO (BUMA) for a very long time...

Volt9
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Volt9 1 week ago
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Hello everyone! I was watching this video on you tube explaining how to sync the soundtrack to the movie. at one point daniel...

soundspace73
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RayHeath 1 week ago
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uoL4uagmGEs Love it or hate it, the 2019 Production Music Conference is almost here. For those of you who haven't been...

Etch-A-Sketch
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JohnFulford 2 weeks ago
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Had a placement with my co-writer ona show called Endless Summer that 'airs' on SnapChat. I had no idea this was even a...

Cosmicdolphin
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JohnFulford 2 weeks ago
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Is this the right forum for this question? I'm working on a trailer video for my Youtube channel. The visual itself is just...

musicus
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musicus 2 weeks ago
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orbiterred 2 weeks ago
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Hi, There is a company that restores and markets "genre" films, and they have come across a couple of films that...

audioforce
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drBill 2 weeks ago
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EMI


Hey guys, has anyone worked with EMI directly? There is a possibility of doing an album for them...can you tell me about your...

implant
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mat1 2 weeks ago
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Hi Everyone, This issue just came up with me and so I figured I'd share with everyone. If you are writing music for use...

Etch-A-Sketch
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Kammy J 2 weeks ago
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The Abduction Scene I scored: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7lf3g6 I am a 22 yr old student studying film music at Leeds...

Matt.jenner2
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Spacebucks 2 weeks ago
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Hello, I am wondering if anyone here knows of any good film distributor forums where one may be able to learn what kind of...

audioforce
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audioforce 3 weeks ago
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Late Sunday Rumor News on Music Dealers losing Coke deal and Liquidation. Files Bankruptcy. Twitter page is now done >>...

watchmanmusic
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Licensorsir 3 weeks ago
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How were everyone's statements? Mine hit a new record for the 3rd time in a row

youngrichyrich
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d.dot 3 weeks ago
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I want to know if it is possible to find short films with voices and ambient noises without soundtrack to practice creating...

soundspace73
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AsherP 4 weeks ago
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Hi Guys! Can anyone recommend any alternatives to Source Audio? This question has been asked before, but don't think it's been...

supermosey
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Akayemusica 4 weeks ago
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Hi all! I wonder, do all the Major Music Libraries pay up-front-money for tracks? Or will they do that only if they ask for...

NFL
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Desire Inspires 4 weeks ago
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Hi All I'm kinda of a newbie to GS and the media music world in general. Was looking for some insight, into a trailer...

JimmyKnights
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JimmyKnights 4 weeks ago
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For a newbie, what are the Top Music Library/Publishing companies you have done business with? I'm looking for someone who...

jokerone
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Etch-A-Sketch 4 weeks ago
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Hello friends... So I had a unique (to me, at least) situation come up with a well-established (who will remain nameless)...

casnc
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casnc 4 weeks ago
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Hey guys, I'm just curious how many of us just use a their SSN on a W9 for a scoring project instead of an EIN (I know they...

sevensees
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brendandwyer 7th September 2019
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If I am registered with a PRO can I license my own music to a local business (such as a spa or restaurant) and tell them that...

bass_clef
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bass_clef 5th September 2019
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Hi! I have a question regarding Danny Elfman and if it's true that hes used ghostwriters to write his scores or..I guess...

Synthpopbean
replies: 43 views: 2,007
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jazz4 5th September 2019
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Well, someone went and did it. How well? Waaaaay too early to tell. Hoping these guys show up to the PMC to give an hour long...

VitaEtMusica
replies: 18 views: 1,177
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implant 4th September 2019
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Generally, how many placements does it take to generate a 20-30k/yr PRO income? I have a feeling its in the 1000's

boinkeee2000
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Desire Inspires 4th September 2019
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Pond 5 just announced a drop in sync split from 50/50 to 35/65, and announced Pond 5 Publishing. This is essentially a re-title...

spiderman
replies: 25 views: 1,732
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Desire Inspires 3rd September 2019
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Any tips on learning composition for film? I have been doing sound design for a few years but looking to branch into composing. I...

Alon Wolman
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Truthtrader 3rd September 2019
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I'm thinking of moving from my local PRO (Spanish SGAE) to BMI. Is there any way to move all my songs and keep the ISWC? Would...

RaquelGC
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dede 31st August 2019
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Hi all, So... I'm completing a score for a show produced by a large network. It is my first big job as a composer so I accept...

audioloud
replies: 12 views: 1,179
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pentagon 30th August 2019
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Hey everyone, I just got an email from one of my absolute all time favorite music libraries saying I may have some money...

JohnFulford
replies: 156 views: 12,632
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dede 29th August 2019
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Hi there, not long ago Pond5 was one of the platforms where I made the most money, but sales decreased quite tremendously within...

freshdax
replies: 54 views: 4,100
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Etch-A-Sketch 28th August 2019
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Hey guys ! I thought I'd let all my fellow Gearslutz users know that the video game company Ubisoft Entertainment is looking for...

Sillyrobin
replies: 69 views: 6,558
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JamesQ 26th August 2019
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hi. i've had an experience with soundreef id like to present. i tried uploading 75 tracks, only 2 were accepted. no...

skepsys82
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JamesQ 26th August 2019
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Don't know what the implications are, but 150,000 fully owned tracks is sizable. At a purchase price of $215M, if they were using...

VitaEtMusica
replies: 52 views: 2,996
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VitaEtMusica 26th August 2019
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Heavy hitters. How have you approached getting BIG deals with production companies, TV networks, music libraries, etc? Talking...

youngrichyrich
replies: 1 views: 915
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Etch-A-Sketch 20th August 2019
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My main focus is indie-folk singer-songwriter music (Bon Iver, Jose Gonzalez, etc). I'm trying to do some research to find shows...

Dramatix
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Dramatix 20th August 2019
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I've been reading through many threads here, gathering as much information as I can, as well as asking questions and have gotten...

stevieotomy
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Arcana 20th August 2019
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I'm serious. Reading a couple of posts here it's clear there's this whole industry I know nothing about. It doesn't help that,...

stevieotomy
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stevieotomy 20th August 2019
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I know a "can", but here's what I'm asking: How does the process work? How does a client deliver a video to you...

stevieotomy
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stevieotomy 20th August 2019

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