Synopses & Reviews
The Art of Music Publishing provides an inspirational framework, reference, and best practice for those working directly in music creation, exploitation, or media content. It outlines the contractual roles and relationships between Publishers, Songwriter-Composers, Producers, Managers, A&R, Games Developers, Investors, Film/TV and Media Executives, in an often complex international environment. The book also examines the political and social impact of new technology on international markets and future revenue streams.
Understand music publishing contracts and key terms. Copyright registration, exploitation, licensing, and synchronization. Maximizing revenue from record sales, radio, television, motion pictures, live performances, print, and alternative digital media
Catalogue acquisition and valuation. Calculating royalties. Industry structure and international music publishing societies
Managing digital rights, online music distribution, and emerging income streams. Includes key insights from leading Industry executives and visionaries
About the Author
Helen Gammons - MBA. Has three decades of experience as International Creative Director and Business Affairs for leading industry companies, responsible for music publishing, music supervision, synchronization, licensing of songs and masters, business affairs, and artist development. Helen is currently Head of Business Studies at the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) in the UK (www.acm.ac.uk). Executive Director of Planet Audio Group (www.planetvideosystems.co.uk), including www.rotolight.com and Executive Producer on forthcoming Hollywood movies. Helen also advises music companies as a business mentor for www.rockstargroup.co.uk.