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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...

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spiderman 4 weeks ago
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ADAM Audio Announces their 2018 Soundtrack Competition Grand Prize is Custom-Made Pair of ADAM A8X & Other Prizes...

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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...

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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...

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Shockwave 6th November 2015
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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...

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audioforce 3 hours 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...

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Etch-A-Sketch 5 hours ago
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The Abduction Scene I scored: I am a 22 yr old student studying film music at Leeds...

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johnlewisgrant 6 hours 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...

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audioforce 7 hours ago
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Hey guys, has anyone worked with EMI directly? There is a possibility of doing an album for them...can you tell me about your...

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implant 20 hours 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...

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AsherP 4 days 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...

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Akayemusica 5 days 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...

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Desire Inspires 5 days 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...

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Desire Inspires 5 days 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...

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lornemalvo 5 days 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...

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JimmyKnights 5 days 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...

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Etch-A-Sketch 1 week 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...

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Etch-A-Sketch 1 week 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)...

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casnc 1 week ago
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Evita 1 week 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...

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brendandwyer 1 week ago
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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...

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bass_clef 2 weeks ago
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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...

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jazz4 2 weeks ago
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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...

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implant 2 weeks ago
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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

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Desire Inspires 2 weeks ago
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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...

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Desire Inspires 2 weeks ago
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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...

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Truthtrader 2 weeks ago
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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...

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dede 2 weeks ago
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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...

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pentagon 2 weeks 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...

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Desire Inspires 3 weeks ago
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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...

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dede 3 weeks ago
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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...

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Etch-A-Sketch 3 weeks ago
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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...

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JamesQ 3 weeks ago
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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...

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JamesQ 3 weeks ago
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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...

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VitaEtMusica 3 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...

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Cosmicdolphin 4 weeks ago
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Heavy hitters. How have you approached getting BIG deals with production companies, TV networks, music libraries, etc? Talking...

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Etch-A-Sketch 4 weeks ago
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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...

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Dramatix 4 weeks ago
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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...

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Arcana 4 weeks ago
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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,...

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stevieotomy 4 weeks ago
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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...

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stevieotomy 4 weeks ago
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Hey everyone, Can any of you recommend a good, reasonably priced ADR studio in Los Angeles? Thanks

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Tato D 4 weeks ago
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As the topic states i am looking to widen the stereo image of my string section without ruininng room image or cause phase issues...

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Amber 4 weeks ago
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Hey guys, After years of working for/with other folks, I've recently launched my own custom music house and boutique library....

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Etch-A-Sketch 4 weeks ago
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Any composers have a good set up for working on the go? I’m finding sometimes it would be really useful if I could work on some...

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jazz4 4 weeks ago
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So I guess what I think I understand is that there are "Music Libraries" that provide a central repository for...

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stevieotomy 4 weeks ago
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Hi, The same content can abe found on lots of different ways on the search engines. What are some synonyms for music libraries...

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Radiussound 4 weeks ago
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Hello Kind People, I am a composer/songwriter, and I also have worked with Synthesizers and Sequencing since the 80s, as well as...

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drBill 4 weeks ago
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Right now I'm being asked to make 15, 30, and 60 second edits for some of my tracks for some libraries. How do you make these,...

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AsherP 4 weeks ago
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I am a long-time record label owner, producer and recording engineer with pretty high-end recording studio at my finger tips:...

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Desire Inspires 4 weeks ago
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so far I've been rejected twice. I applied to Pond 5 (which i think might be a better library) and they accepted all the songs...

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Desire Inspires 4 weeks ago
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Hi, Edti: I mean Bigger in sted of Bagger ! I read the thread about how many composer on GS forum make a living with making...

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mat1 12th August 2019
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hallo to everyone! this is a video from my trip at Thassos island at Greece with Panasonic g9 and leica 12 60...

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mallllias 11th August 2019
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This is a promo film project which I created over the past year to promote some GUI redesign work I've have completed. You may...

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scottym 10th August 2019
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The final episode(s01e08) of Sci-Fi Tv show called 'The First'....Sean Penn floats on to a set with what looks like a Roland...

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bgood 9th August 2019


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