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Most Favored Nations Refers to a specific phrase which can be included as language in a sync or master use license. It essentially means: "This is my price and terms unless you give another company in my position a better deal. If you do, you agree to automatically revise my price and terms to be equal to the better price and terms." This language is often requested by publishers or recording companies when you are negotiating with more than one company or publisher on a project. Each company wants to make sure they get as favorable prices and terms as are being given to others for the project.
Music Editor The Music Editor works with the composer and production company to organize, document, and time the music cues for a project. The Music Editor works very closely with the composer during the early phases of a production to document the decisions of the director and composer about the placement, timing, length, and type of music to be used throughout a project. The Music Editor is usually present during the recording sessions to document each cue as it is recorded, and may be responsible for generating the click that is often used to keep the timings of the performance precise (see click). The Music Editor is also present at the dubbing or prelay sessions where the recorded music is inserted into the film at the correct time code locations.
Music Supervisor An person who manages the licensing of music for a film or television production. The Music Supervisor handles music clearance and rights licensing of existing music, and also may be involved with supervising the score composer. Choosing appropriate music, especially Source Cues and Songs is usually the responsibility of the Music Supervisor. More and more, Music Supervisors are getting involved in the hiring decision for score composers, something that composers should be aware of.

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