Music for Media

The growth of the Internet and the rapid development of digital media have presented musicians with an abundance of new platforms through which they can market and sell their music. In this course, we will be examining the evolution of these various types of media, and identify the many possible opportunities composers and songwriters have to generate income from their craft. We will explain how licensing and royalties work for different media, and what you need to do to ensure you get fairly compensated. Finally, we will provide you with a number of helpful tips – specific to the different types of media.



Lesson 1 – Media, Mass Media, Photography & Film
Lesson 2 – Radio, The Phonograph, Sound on Film & Television
Lesson 3 – Media in the 20th & 21st Century
Lesson 4 – Licensing & Royalties
Lesson 5 – The Role of Publishers, Agents & Music Supervisors
Lesson 6 – Radio
Lesson 7 – Film
Lesson 8 – Television
Lesson 9 – Mobile and the Internet
Lesson 10 – Advertising
Lesson 11 – Musical Analysis
Lesson 12 – Identifying Opportunities


Made possible with the support of the
Ontario Media Development Corporation.

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