Filmmakers often feel so attached to a song that it becomes a crucial and indispensible element to the story. A scene, or even an entire film, can revolve around a single piece of music. What many directors don’t realize is that the process…Read More
Music Supervision & Rights Clearance
We have extensive experience helping clients secure rights on projects ranging from independent to Academy Award™ nominated films. Our clearance services cover music, photos, stills, film clips, footage, lyrics, corporate logos, album art, name, and likeness.
- Bill Cunningham New York
- La Mission
- Carter High
- City of Gold
- Everyman's Journey
- The Case of The Three Sided Dream
- Quiet Riot
- Into The Mind
- Burt's Buzz
- Loitering With Intent
- American Hardcore
- Meet The Patels
- Valley Uprising
- I'll Be Me
- Kings Point
- Live Kisses
- The Overnighters
- The Winding Stream
- Days of My Youth
Our consultancy services extend to a variety of media enterprises outside of traditional media, including web-based sweepstakes and games, PRO administration, and content licensing for traditional, on-demand, and digital music streaming services.
Brooke is a music supervisor and rights executive who created The Rights Workshop after running ESPN’s music department. Prior she was a rights consultant to TechTV, Arista Records manager of A&R Administration and a former radio host. She produced numerous critically acclaimed recordings and won a Billboard Award.
The wealth of her contacts, combined with her knowledge of international music, launched Seven Seas Music in 2015. A graduate of Barnard College and Columbia Business School, Brooke brings over 25 years music business experience to the Bay Area.Email Brooke
Maryam began her career in entertainment law over a decade ago, then went on to work at Live Nation in its business and legal affairs. In 2008 she joined The Rights Workshop and has since amassed several music supervision credits. She administers music rights for Bread & Roses, Gold Toes Ent. and Seven Seas Music, an international sync-licensing catalog co-launched with Brooke in 2015.
Her work combines a passion for music, media and deal-making. She is a graduate of UCLA and California Western School of Law.Email Maryam
Published by Hal Leonard
Written specifically for musicians, this comprehensive compendium of real-life licensing and music placement examples will school the artists, writers, and potential content acquirer on the do’s-and-dont’s of music rights. Music licensing and rights terms are defined, and the clearance process is explained in clear detail.Buy Now
We source music for our projects from a variety of traditional outlets — labels, music publishers, and licensing representatives to name a few. But the internet has empowered emerging artists, allowing them to publish and license music on their own, making music discovery and music discovery tools a crucial part of our business.Discover Music
Music supervision is one of those coveted jobs by individuals who are passionate about music and who sense they can match songs with images. Driving in a car listening to the right soundtrack is sometimes no different from being in a movie…Read More
Can you imagine Pulp Fiction without Urge Overkill's "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon," "Dick Dale's "Misirlou," or Dusty Springfield's "Preacher Man"? How about Garden State - the soundtrack is a perfect accompaniment to the film and won a…Read More