About the Author

Name: Mark Northam

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Bio: Mark Northam is a journalist, classically trained jazz pianist and film composer and writes for Film Music Magazine and RoyaltyWeek Magazine. He also manages the Film Music Network professional trade organization and teaches courses about the music business in Los Angeles and New York. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Taxation from The University of Houston.

Articles written by Mark Northam

My ASCAP Election Wish: Stop Enabling Cue Sheet Kickbacks

January 27, 2009

It’s time that the ASCAP Board stop facilitating one of the biggest composer rip-offs we face today: cue sheet kickbacks

ASCAP’s Troubling “Friends and Family” Board Election Policy

October 16, 2008

Mark Northam takes a closer look at how ASCAP chooses replacement board members

Audiofile Engineering Lowers Prices, Announces StudioLife Bundle

October 15, 2008

Mac audio software developer Audiofile Engineering has announced new lower pricing of their Wave Editor, Rax, Sample Manager, and Spectre products.

Immediate Music Launches New Libraries Aimed at Ad and Game Industries

October 8, 2008

Music library Immediate Music is making its music available now to the advertising and video game industries.

ASCAP Film & TV Scoring Workshop Honors Participants

October 8, 2008

ASCAP has announced recipients of three ASCAP Foundation Scholarships/Awards from participants of this year’s ASCAP Film & TV Scoring Workshop.

MakeMusic Releases Finale Reader and Finale Notepad

October 8, 2008

MakeMusic, Inc. has announced the release of Finale NotePad 2009 and the introduction of the Finale Reader. Finale Reader, a free product, allows anyone to open, view, print and play any Finale file. Finale Notepaid, priced at $9.95, is a beginning notation program.

JECO Music Announces Commercial/TV Promo Library

September 11, 2008

JECO Music has announced The Spot, an online premium music library featuring over 600 tracks of music in commercial-length formats specifically designed for advertising and TV promos

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615 Music Names Shelly Walker Director of Licensing, TV Network Division

Music library 615 Music has named Shelly Walker to the new position of Director of Licensing, Television Network Division

Immediate Music Announces New Staff, In-House Composers and Production Studio Facility

Immediate Music, a supplier of original music for studio feature film trailers, has expanded its company headquarters, built 2 production studios, and has added several new personnel.

ASCAP Removes Original Release, Honors Fred Karlin

After publishing a historical retrospective of its film scoring workshop that contained no reference or credit for workshop founder Fred Karlin, ASCAP has deleted the original release from its news page and replaced it with coverage of the scoring workshop that includes a glowing tribute to Karlin.