CWR (Common Works Registration) 101

by Abby North

One of the greatest obstacles music publishers face in royalty collections is proper and comprehensive registration of all their works.

Within the United States, there are several performance rights organizations (PROs), two of which (ASCAP and BMI) expressly allow publishers to register works by providing data files using Musicmark’s Electronic Batch Registration (EBR) standard. SOCAN, the Canadian PRO also accepts EBR files. (more…)

Make Music? Make Money!

Make Music? Make Money!

Check out our e-book “Make Music? – Make Money!”. Particularly useful for composers new to our corner of the music world.

An easy reading, comprehensive guide to creating and selling production music. Only $9.95! Learn More…

Composer Interviews – Earn Free Access

One of our subscribers pointed out that the composer interview section hasn’t been updated in a while. To be included you must have some experience in the field and you must be earning at least 5 figures annually as a production music composer (we have enough interviews at 4 figures and under). The interviews will always be available free of charge (they will not require a subscription to access).

Those accepted will receive one month free access. If you have a lifetime membership you can donate the free month to a friend. (more…)

Sneaky Creepy Halloween Video

Happy Halloween!

It’s the time of year to break out this video we made a couple of years back. Used a piece of our own music (of course) called Sneaky Creepy. Love making animated videos and need to do more!