NARIP Presents “How to Market & License Music for Film & TV” in LA September 22

Film Music Magazine • July 28, 2010

NARIP will present “How to Market & License Music for Film & TV”, a special seminar focusing on music licensing and featuring John Houlihan, on September 22 in Los Angeles

At this event, NARIP has invited top experts to face off in a live negotiation of key deal points and contractual issues in a music license agreement. They will also discuss marketing music for film and TV to make it more attractive to buyers, where to find them and how to put yourself in line for the best possible deal.

Topics Covered Include:

The right time to make a deal.

Major areas of negotiation, including:

* Terms
* Options
* Fee ranges
* Deliverables
* Clearances
* Things to avoid
* Closing the deal

A sample license agreement will be distributed at event.


* Case studies: what works, what doesn’t and why
* Making the pitch: necessary elements
* Timing
* What music buyers such as music supervisors, ad agencies and gaming companies really look for
* How to increase the impact and marketability of music


John Houlihan, Music Supervisor, Houlihan Film Music
Other speakers TBA.


Wednesday, September 22, 2010
6:00 p.m. – Registration and networking
7:00 p.m. – Program begins
8:15 p.m. – Break
9:30 p.m. – Program ends


Artist Managers, Producers & Artist Reps
Record & Music Publishing Executives
Licensing & Film Professionals
Anyone seeking to create or enhance revenue from music licensing.


Los Angeles Film School
6363 Sunset Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

Major cross streets: Sunset & Cahuenga


Free street parking available after 6pm (read signs!) and paid parking available in the LA Film School parking lot (first lot on Ivar south of Sunset).


$20: NARIP Members
$40: Non-members
$75 for lawyers who wish to receive MCLE credit

Attention attorneys: receive MCLE credit for attending this program for only $75. Request for MCLE Credit approval is pending.


1. Online: (just scroll down)
2. Phone: 818-769-7007
3. Walk-up (if space permits)

Advance RSVP encouraged.
Pre-paid admission guarantees seating.
No refunds.
We appreciate your cooperation.


Call us at 818-769-7007 or email


By Mark Travers on August 7th, 2010 at 8:55 pm

I will not be able to attend. Will it be videotaped for posting on the web?


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