Understand your songwriting and recording rights and how to register, protect yourself and earn royalties.
Last Minute Productions & Music Studio Redfern Community Centre present Royalties, Rights, Regulations and Recordings, and How they all work.
A free 6-week online program facilitated by Tim McArtney.
The program will cover:
Week 1: “I wrote a song, what next?!?" Sign up to APRA So you have written a song, with or without someone else, and you are performing it live, YES you can earn money, YES it’s your copyright! What and who are APRA? And what is a live performance return?
Week 2: "I recorded a song, what next?!?" Sign up to PPCA So you have written and recorded a song, with or without someone else’s help. Did you use any musicians? Do they own anything? What and who are PPCA?!?
Week 3: What are masters? Why is my producer asking for royalties? So you have hired and paid a Producer but they still want royalties? Because they added their intellectual property or performed on it OR even wrote one lyric or a melody!
Week 4: What do I do with this sample of Michael Jackson’s voice? Samples and how to use them, how to clear them.
Week 5: Simple contract ideas to save time So you are writing music with your friend, your partner and what happens when it becomes successful? What happens when it makes money. Find out how to legally split the grey area of songwriting, recording and selling.
Week 6: I have music and everything and now I wish to sell it Figure out how to promote your music, how much it costs and what a smart strategy is.
Facilitator Timothy Philip McArtney
Timothy is a self-employed musician with McArtney Music Pty Ltd. He is also a music producer, recording engineer, mixing engineer, songwriter and music consultant. He works from Hercules Street Studio, Surry Hills and was the recording engineer for 'The Voice', Briggs, Lisa Mitchell, Jarryd James, Rose Tattoo, Hoodoo Gurus and Gurrumul.
StudioRCC Studio Redfern Community Centre programs are for 18 years and over, any participants under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.