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Global ASCAP Family Nominated for 2021 World Soundtrack Awards

22 members of our the ASCAP screen music family have been nominated for this year's World Soundtrack Awards – led by Nainita Desai (3 nominations) and Natalie Holt & Daniel Pemberton, with two apiece.

Follow @ASCAP & @ASCAPScreen on Instagram to join in the virtual celebration of our top film, TV & video game composers of last year.

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

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

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ASCAP Film/TV Workshops

  • ASCAP LA Film Scoring Workshop

  • ASCAP/Columbia University Film Scoring Workshop (NYC)

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Next distribution*

Domestic Writer Distribution - October 2021

*Distribution dates are estimates only and subject to change without notice. Distributions may occur on or after the dates listed.