Music plays has an important presence in almost all other media and entertainment outlets. Whether you are interactive games producer, a film studio or digital music service, clearing rights in music can be complicated process involving multiple entities. We can help you stream-line this process, and negotiate the rights you require on the best possible terms. We also have a network of contacts throughout the media industry and can help you to find the key decision-makers quickly.
We have advised on synchronisation licences for film, television and advertising, and also sponsorship arrangements on behalf of artists with multi-national companies. We have also structured and negotiated complex multi-territorial licences with digital music-services on a global scale.
We can advise you on:
- Synchronisation Licences
- Broadcast rights
- Multi-territory licences for mobile/web-apps.
We advised this VC funded music-messaging mobile app start-up on all aspects of its multi-territory licensing in preparation for a global launch.
Rugby World Cup 2015
We advised on all aspects of the clearances of music and broadcast of the Opening Ceremony 2015.
We advised the CIC setup by Prince Harry, the Invictus Games, on all aspects of sync licensing which were held in the Olympic Park in 2015 and broadcast worldwide. The Games included specifically written and composed by Chris Martin from Coldplay and also Laura Wright.
We advised production company M2 Entertainment on sync licensing of the publishing and recordings of songs included in the LEGO movie.
We advised Jamie Cullum on his arrangements with Pizza Express to
promote Pizza Express’ music talent search competition, ‘The Big Audition with Jamie Cullum’.
Diageo (‘Smirnoff Presents Sensation’ event)
We advised Diageo in relation to all of the contractual arrangements for the ‘Smirnoff presents Sensation’, a DJ led live dance music collaboration which is being held at the O2 Arena . This involved advising on various sponsorship, staging, co-production and co-branding, licensing and rights exploitation issues as well as the venue arrangements with AEG to hire the O2 Arena for the event.