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.


New Media

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.

  • Music Streaming
    Services

    Online services offering streaming of songs and albums.

  • Apps &
    Video Games

    Music and lyrics used in mobile apps and video games.

  • Webisodes

    Music used in web series distributed on-demand.

  • Streaming Ads

    Music used in streaming or pre-roll advertising.

  • Background
    Location Music

    Music played in places like retail stores and waiting rooms.

  • Specialized
    Products

    Music synced to visual products like greeting cards and toys.


Publishing Administration

We provide administration services to indie artists and music labels alike. Our publishing services assist songwriters and musicians who own their music catalogs, and we provide services to music labels needing rights management administration.


Our Team

Brooke Wentz

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.

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Maryam Soleiman

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.

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Resources

Hey, That’s My Music!

Music Supervision, Licensing and Content Acquisition

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.

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Seven Seas Music

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

Meet Sundance 2014 Artist: Brooke Wentz

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…

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