Television Pilot Licence

Under this licence, you are allowed to copy up to five music videos for a specific pilot television program which may be broadcast on one occasion within Canada.

Some terms of this agreement include:

  • This licence is valid for 6 months.
  • The music videos may be obtained directly from the record companies.
  • The program may not be broadcast on the internet.
  • You are responsible for costs to deliver the music video(s) to and from the record companies.
  • Licensee is accountable for any loss or damage to the music video(s).
  • 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.
  • You are responsible for any payments that may be required to any performing rights society, publishers etc.
  • It is your responsibility to keep records of the music videos you receive, all the copies made and all the programs produced and provide CONNECT music licensing with a program log for the preceding month.

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 or interview, or promoting a special guest appearance. All other uses of music videos are considered billable.

A non-refundable, minimum amount of $250.00 (plus G.S.T. or H.S.T.) is required upon execution of the Agreement.

The licence fees for an CONNECT music licensing Pilot Television Agreement are $50.00 per music video for local stations, $75.00 per music video for regional and pay stations, and $125.00 per music video for national stations (plus applicable G.S.T. or H.S.T.).

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

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