Licensing

Standard Television Licence

This agreement accommodates a television station looking to copy music videos for the purpose of broadcasting for a limited number of occasions on a specific television program within Canada.

Some terms of this agreement include:

  • This licence is valid for one year commencing on the date of execution.
  • The music videos may be obtained directly from the record companies.
  • The program may not be broadcast on the internet.
  • You are responsible for any fees the record company may charge for provision of music videos.
  • Are accountable for any loss or damage to the music video(s).
  • Costs to copy music videos are the responsibility of the broadcaster.
  • Music videos may be used for the intended purpose of the record company only.
  • CONNECT music licensing may at any time recall any music videos as directed by the record company.
  • The music supplier is required to copy music videos at equal or higher quality as intended by the record company.
  • The music video may not be used to convey any commercial messages nor edited or altered in any way.
  • If you are using the video in a documentary, CONNECT music licensing must obtain permission from the record company prior to inclusion of the video in the documentary.
  • You are responsible for any clearances and payment of all music videos, all copies and all programs received.
  • You are responsible for any payments that may be required to any performing rights society, publishers etc.

Fee:
CONNECT music licensing will waive fees for music video clips up to 30 seconds in length provided that the clip is supporting a news item, interview, or promoting a special guest appearance. All other uses of music videos are considered billable.

Refundable, Non-Interest Bearing Security Deposit: $2,500.00

Licence fees:
$60.00 per music video for local stations
$90.00 per music video for regional and pay stations
$150.00 per music video for national stations (plus applicable G.S.T. or H.S.T.).
for 1 original and 1 repeat broadcast of the Program in which each music video clip is contained. The repeat broadcast is to be shown no later than 6 months after the original broadcast.


Community Cable Station Fees:
$150 per month for up to 2 hours per week of music video programming
$250 per month for up to 5 hours per week of music video programming.


For more information or for official terms of this agreement, please contact CONNECT music licensing.

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