When you want to use/synchronise a composition/musical work in your film/content/production/podcast, you should make sure you obtain the full and proper rights in the underlying musical work – this helps clear chain of title.
When answered and submitted, the following questions are designed to provide us with enough information to draft a Music Synch Licence (where you only need rights in the underlying musical work (and not any sound recordings) for you to obtain (or grant) the necessary rights. Music Synch Licences can seem simple, but there are lots of layers and parameters to be considered in connection with such licences. Submit the checklist below if you’d like us to help you put together a Music Synch Licence. If you can’t answer certain questions, you’ll probably need legal advice, so just put ‘I don’t know’ or get in touch!