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Old 12th December 2019
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TV and Film Composers Say Netflix, Other Streaming Services Insist on Buying Out Thei

TV and Film Composers Say Netflix, Other Streaming Services Insist on Buying Out Their Music Rights

QUOTING (From HOLLYWOOD REPORTER):
"At the end of October, close to 90 composers and songwriters from around the world traveled to Budapest to discuss a contentious issue: streaming services’ efforts to upend how composers are compensated for their work.

Headlining the two-day International Council of Music Creators (CIAM) General Assembly was top Netflix music lawyer Carolyn Javier, who sought to defuse composers’ concerns over licensing contracts, known as buyouts, in which the streaming service pays them a one-time fee for all or most of the rights to their work, precluding them from receiving any backend royalties in the future. It has long been standard procedure for composers to be paid royalties for their compositions each time one is performed in a public setting: on the stage, at a bar, in a network TV or cable series, and now in audiovisual content streaming worldwide."

FULL ARTICLE IS BELOW:
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/ne...rights-1261940