SoundExchange and SourceAudio have teamed up to make music licensing easier for podcasters starting early next year. In collaboration with Podcastmusic.com, this will be a one-stop shop for podcasters that will offer licensing for label and publisher-owned music. Participants will have access to Podcastmusic.com’s database of 700,000 production and music bed tracks that include a global license […]
What’s the Deal With Global Release Day?
If you’re over the age of 35, then you might remember a time when the only way to obtain your favorite artist’s new album was to go to the record store and buy a physical copy of it. In the pre-digital era, this meant purchasing a vinyl record, cassette tape, or compact disc. Then, as […]
Georgia Trend Names John Seay 2018 Legal Elite in Entertainment Law
The Seay Firm is honored to announce the recognition of John Seay as a 2018 Legal Elite in the Entertainment Law field by Georgia Trend, yet again! Georgia Trend is a statewide publication focusing on Georgia business, politics and economic development since 1985. Their annual recognition of “Legal Elite” names the state’s top attorneys in 16 practice areas […]
Four Things to Know About Option Agreements
What is an Option Agreement? In the film industry, an option agreement is an agreement between a producer and an author of a book, play, article, or screenplay. A well-drafted option agreement is actually comprised of two different agreements: (1) the option agreement, which gives the producer the right to develop and “shop” the screenplay […]