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Choose your favorite ASCAP film score, TV composer and video game score of last year. The winners will be announced at the ASCAP Screen Awards in LA on May 16th.

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Stephen Schwartz to be Honored with Prestigious ASCAP Founders Award at 2017 ASCAP Screen Music Awards

ASCAP Composer Spotlight at Sundance 2017

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.

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The Blair Brothers' Score Feels at Home in Award-Winning Sundance Film

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ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis (LA)

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

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2016 ASCAP Screen Music Awards

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International - May 15, 2017