To record a song TCC represents on an audiovisual product and distribute copies such as DVD or VHS, you should request a Synchronization License.
 
Contact our office or submit a request in letter form to obtain permission for use on television, in movies, at film festivals, etc.
 
Translations: If you wish to use a song in a language other than English, you must submit your translation and the transliteration (literal translation back into English) for approval. All rights to any translation will be owned by the copyright owner(s) of the song.
 
     
Medleys: If you wish to record a medley of songs, you must request permission for each individual song. Contact each publisher for permission.
 
 



SYNCHRONIZATION LICENSE REQUEST FORM

To make a video recording on DVD or VHS...

*denotes a required field

THE
COPYRIGHT
COMPANY.
Date*
Name license should be issued to*
Your name if different from above
Mailing address*
City*
State/Province*
Zip/Postal code*
Country (if outside the US)
Phone number* - -
Fax number - -
Email address*
Note: If you wish to use a medley of songs, you must request permission for each individual song. Contact each publisher for permission.
1) Song title*
2) Songwriter(s)*
3) Arranger(s) if applicable
4) Publisher(s) (copyright owner(s) of song)*
5) Copyright year of song (from copyright notice for song, not source product)
The following information is about your project --- all requested information must be provided:
6) DVD copies (if this does not apply, enter "0" for quantity)

Quantity to manufacture* Product # Retail
7) VHS copies (if this does not apply, enter "0" for quantity)

Quantity to manufacture* Product # Retail
8) Your release date*
9) Your artist name*
10) Title of your project*
11) Number of songs on your project
12) Number of copyrighted songs on your project
13) Type of accompaniment you will use for the above requested song*

Own musicians A Cappella Pre-recorded product **

**Note --- The use of a pre-recorded product may be denied. 
**If you selected "pre-recorded product," you must provide the following:
Name of the record label that released the product
Copyright year for the recording (P)
Product number for the recording
Title of recording
Number of cuts (tracks) on your project
14) Description/purpose of your video*
15) Description of scene where song will be used*
16) Type of song use
(for each item in which "No" is selected, enter "0" for number of times used this way)

Visual vocal*
Yes No
Number of times used this way*
Timing of song (min/sec)
:
Visual instrumental*
Yes No
Number of times used this way*
Timing of song (min/sec)
:
Background vocal*
Yes No
Number of times used this way*
Timing of song (min/sec)
:
Background instrumenal*
Yes No
Number of times used this way*
Timing of song (min/sec)
:
Other Number of times used this way
Timing of song (min/sec)
:
17) Will song be used over opening credits*     Yes No
18) Over ending credits*       Yes No
19) Additional information/comments
 
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