Music Rights Unveiled: A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Rights and Licensing
October 04, 2017
5.0 X 0.4 X 7.7 inches | 0.35 pounds
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About the Author
Brooke Wentz is an IP rights executive who founded The Rights Workshop, a company that specializes in securing music rights and licensing for emerging media. She is CEO of a new international music discovery site, Seven Seas Music. As the former MD for ESPN, rights consultant to TechTV, and A&R Administrator for Arista Records, Brooke authored Hey, That's My Music!: Music Supervision, Licensing and Content Acquisition. She is also a former radio host who won a Billboard Award for one of the bestselling world music recordings, and brings over 25 years of music industry experience to the Bay Area. She is a graduate of Barnard College and Columbia Business School, and currently teaches at the University of the Pacific in California. Maryam Battaglia began her career in the music industry over a decade ago working at entertainment law firms and specializing in publishing administration, licensing and copyright law. She went on to work at leading entertainment company Live Nation as administrator of intellectual property. In 2008 she joined Brooke at The Rights Workshop to oversee its business affairs, and over the years has amassed several music supervision credits in film & television. In 2015 she and Brooke co-launched Seven Seas Music, which offers media producers a rich catalogue of international music for placement. In addition to music supervision, Maryam serves as music publishing administrator for catalogues including Bread & Roses, Seven Seas Music, Gold Toes Entertainment, among others. Her work combines her passion for music and media, business and legal affairs, and deal-making. She is a graduate of UCLA and California Western School of Law.