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TV Academy Nominates 24 ASCAP Writers for 2017 Emmys

ASCAP-licensed songwriters & composers earn 16 nominations across five music categories

2017 ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis

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ASCAP Members Clean Up at the 2017 Daytime Emmys

Six ASCAP songwriters & composers take 75% of the composition categories

2017 ASCAP Screen Music Awards

Honoring Broadway icon Stephen Schwartz and the composers of the biggest film, TV and video game music of 2016

How to get paid for music in film, TV & visual media

Cue Sheet Corner: If your music is used in a film or TV show, cue sheets are essential to getting paid. Here's everything you need to know about them.

Ad & Promo: Was your music used in a commercial, trailer, infomercial, promo spot or PSA? Here’s how to get your ASCAP royalties.

Payment System: We process hundreds of billions of performances of ASCAP music each year. So how do we track it all and get you paid?

Attending Sundance in support of three unique films from visionary directors was an experience beyond my wildest dreams. I especially appreciated the support and enthusiasm from my friends at ASCAP, who created a place for musicians from around the world to connect with narrative filmmakers in search of their skills.

—Bear McCreary

ASCAP provides a structure of support, loyalty and encouragement that makes great careers in music still possible.

—Deborah Lurie

High Score

How video games are offering astounding opportunities to composers, producers and orchestras

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ASCAP Film/TV Workshops

ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis (LA)

NYU/ASCAP Foundation Film Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker (NYC)

ASCAP/Columbia University Film Scoring Workshop (NYC)

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International Distribution - August 14, 2017