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Vote in the 2019 ASCAP Composers' Choice Awards

All ASCAP writers are invited to vote for your favorite ASCAP film score, TV composer and video game score of 2018. The winners will be revealed at the ASCAP Screen Music Awards on May 15.

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ASCAP Brings Together Composers and Filmmakers for Night of Networking at Sundance 2019

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

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?

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

— Deborah Lurie

Say hello to your neighborhood ASCAP Film & TV rep.

ASCAP Film/TV Workshops

  • ASCAP LA Film Scoring Workshop

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

  • ASCAP/Columbia University Film Scoring Workshop (NYC)

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International - May 13, 2019