Before Distributing Video &
Audio Consider The Following:
B. Generally if you include music from a popular recording on
your video or an image of a painting or art, and plan to broadcast your
video on TV or the Internet, or display and distribute it for sale you
must get permission from the LEGAL OWNER.
C. A music
License is required when you perform someone else's song. License for
well known songs can be purchased through the Harry Fox Agency. I.E.,
your band re-records a hit tune and makes a music video and sends it to
MTV, BET or CMT. You are required to purchase a license.
(*) Limited exceptions for Educational purposes
may be applicable in some cases.
NLE (non-linear editing): Not having to edit the next media in
line or the industry understands it as editing all footage before
committing to a master, usually done on a computer.
Track: A recorded timer track on digital and other professional
mp3: Industry music compressed into
small computer files retaining CD quality sound.
Music: Music that you have written and performed or music you have
permission from the LEGAL OWNER to use for what you are using it for.
Legal Owner: The people who legally own all of the musical
content, including performances.
LEGAL OWNER has the right to copy the creation or give permission to
mpeg2 is used to make DVDs and
accepted as Broadcast Quality in the industry until 2006.
(mp4) mpeg4 is used sometimes in
place of mpeg2 for smaller DVD quality files.