Resources

AIM guide to Managing International Performance Rights

This AIM Guide will get you asking the right questions in order to work out how best to manage your international performance rights and gives and overview of the different options available.

Members only
Added: 21.11.16
246.46 KB [pdf]
International, Legal, Music Licensing

AIM Music Data / Revenue Map

The AIM Music Data / Revenue Map takes you through the basics of music copyright and the importance of correct data in enabling the flow of revenue in the digital music supply chain. Below you will find a 20 minute discussion, on a presentation created in association with CI, from AIM’s Head of Legal and […]

Members only
Added: 19.10.16
251.52 KB [pptx]
Digital, Legal, Music Licensing

BBC Agreement – 1. Overview

The AIM/BBC Agreement(s) These are two agreements which exclusively allow AIM members to relicense BBC-recorded performances of their signed artists from the BBC for subsequent release and exploitation, without paying an advance and at a very low royalty rate. While each AIM member is in a direct contractual relationship with the BBC on a case-by-case […]

Members only
Added: 20.10.16
Legal, Music Licensing, Special Offers
Members only
Added: 20.10.16
75.91 KB [docx]
Legal, Music Licensing, Special Offers

BBC Agreement – 3. AIM Member Letter of Engagement

This letter is to confirm your companies intention to make use of the AIM/BBC Artist Performances – Framework Agreement and side agreement to cover “Archive Performances”

Members only
Added: 20.10.16
111.47 KB [docx]
Legal, Music Licensing, Special Offers

BBC Agreement – 4. Artist Performances

This is the AIM-BBC Framework Agreement covering new and forthcoming artist performances for the BBC, which contains the full terms and conditions that members agree to on signing the Letter of Engagement.

Members only
Added: 15.02.17
3.96 MB [pdf]
Legal, Music Licensing, Special Offers

Independent Labels Guide to Performance Rights

This guide is intended to provide an overview of performance rights that are granted to record companies. It explains the nature of these rights and provides practical advice to help labels keep on top of this increasingly important source of revenues.

Members only
Added: 21.11.16
315.66 KB [pdf]
Legal, Music Licensing

IRSC

For the first time, as a result of an MPG initiative, in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), a standard now exists to enable the embedding of International Standard Recording Codes (ISRC) within WAV files. This will facilitate: The creation of a worldwide database containing credits information
• Automated reporting of broadcast usage The automation […]

Members only
Added: 21.10.16
Legal, Music Licensing

IRSC Codes Q&A

AIM has received a number of queries on what ISRC codes are, how they are used, and what companies need to know about them. We’ve listed some of the key questions and…

Members only
Added: 19.10.16
111.54 KB [pdf]
Legal, Music Licensing

PPL

PPL represents record companies and performers and licenses sound recordings and music videos for use in broadcast, public performance and new media. Membership The compulsory element of the PPL membership application process requires that you: email the database team at repertoire@ppluk.com confirming your company name and contact details once you get your login details register […]

Members only
Added: 21.10.16
Legal, Music Licensing

PRS and MCPS

Historically, there were two distinct collecting societies that represented publishers, songwriters and composers, the Performing Right Society (PRS) who administered and distributed public performance and broadcast income and the Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) who administered and distributed mechanical copyright income. The two societies also worked collectively as the MCPS-PRS Alliance to licence certain activities […]

Members only
Added: 21.10.16
Legal, Music Licensing

US Copyright Registration explained

The situation differs depending on whether the copyright work in question is…

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Added: 19.10.16
52.44 KB [pdf]
Legal, Music Licensing