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How to Submit Your Music for the Daytime Emmys

How can a songwriter or composer end up with a shiny winged woman holding a golden atom? Your journey begins with a submission to NATAS. We asked the SVP of the Daytime Emmys for details.

Jóhann Jóhannsson Named Film Composer of the Year at World Soundtrack Awards

Music of Carter Burwell and Nicholas Britell celebrated at 18th annual ceremony

2018 ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis

Get to know our 30th anniversary class of future film composing stars

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?

There are so few people who are fighting for us. ASCAP supports composers and they always support me.

—Hans Zimmer

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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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Domestic Publishers - December 19, 2018