Commentary

305 Music publishing arrangements where there is no prior contractual arrangement

ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA vol 15(1) commentary, music industry documentation
| Commentary

305 Music publishing arrangements where there is no prior contractual arrangement

| Commentary

305 Music publishing arrangements where there is no prior contractual arrangement

Where a composer is not bound by an existing publishing agreement, a production company may wish the composer to enter into a publishing arrangement with a company which may be connected to the production company1. The commercial reasoning behind this is that the public performance and broadcasting of the film and any soundtrack recordings will generate income which is payable to the publisher of the works. The production company will contend that it is entitled to participate in this revenue, as the revenue would not have been

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