Film Production

Music Master Use License

The Music Master Use License allows the licensee to use a copyrighted sound recording in a new project. Typically, licensees are seeking to use recordings in audiovisual projects or as a sample in a new audio recording.

This is a legal document that details the terms and conditions between a Film Producer or Production Company and the copyright owner of the music to use music Masters in a film.

 It covers the essential elements of the relationship such as:

  • Date of Recording
  • Ownership Rights
  • Release Date
  • Name of Film Production
  • Use Rights of Recording
  • And More.

This Music Master Use License covers essential terms including use, term, and compensation. It is an essential contract to license the copyright.

Without it, you cannot use copyright-protected music in the film.

Having the right deal in place is essential to protecting you and your production. Without the right contract in place, you can expose yourself, your company, and your film.

For films, it is essential to document every deal properly to have a clean chain of titles for distribution or acquisition.

Creating a contract ensures that the parties making the agreement will have all the proper terms and conditions laid out in advance of the engagement.

Other names for this Document:

Music Masters Licensing Agreement, Music Master License Contract, Music Masters License for Film, Music Master Use Contract, Music Licensing Agreement

Approximate time to complete contract:  6-7 Minutes

Single-Use Contract Unless Purchased with a Subscription

$19.00

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What is It?

The Music Master Use License covers the essential contract terms between a Film Producer or Production Company and the copyright owner of the music to use music Masters in a film.

This standard Film legal contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The name of the Film Production
  • The Release of Rights
  • The Use Rights of the Recording, including promotion and advertising rights.
  • The Rights and Responsibilities of the Parties
  • Work-For-Hire Language
  • The transfer of intellectual property rights to the Music Recording.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between the Film Producer or Production Company and the copyright owner of the music to use music Masters in a film.

Some things needed to build your custom Music Master Use License:

  • Names of the Parties
  • Addresses of the Parties
  • Emails of the Parties
  • Name of the Film Production
  • Dates of Recording
  • State for Venue and Choice Provisions

Once you have completed drafting the Music Master Use License, you will be able to save to edit further, download a PDF or send to the other party for electronic signature.

Other Agreements You May Need:

Product Placement Agreement

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Actor Agreement  

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Film Talent Attachment

$19.00

Film Crowd Release

$19.00

Director Agreement

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Film Appearance Release

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Packages You May Need:

Independent Film Package
The Indie Filmmaker Package has all the essential contracts to make sure you have a smooth production. It focuses on acquisition rights and the initial phase of development and production. All Contracts in Package are Single Use.

Price $66.00

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