Rate_Sheet

Big Score Music Rate Sheet
Categories & Rates For Mechanical & Synchronization Rights

 

Rates apply on a "per use" basis to all cues in the Big Library unless specifically licensed on a production blanket basis. Click to Download a PDF of the Big Score Music Rate Sheet.

 

The following Rates are in effect as of September 23, 2013 and are subject to change without notice.


Non-Broadcast Use

 

Includes Audio & Videocassettes, on Hold, CD Rom, DVD & Power Point Presentations

Productions NOT For Sale (PER USE)

up to 2,500 free copies
$75.00
Blanket (A)




up to 10,000 free copies
$100.00
Blanket (B)




unlimited free copies
Call for blanket quote
Call for blanket quote

Includes Audio & Videocassettes, Score Music on Hold, CD Rom, DVD Interactive & Non Interactive Productions and Productions on any other saleable media that may be distributed by any means.
Productions For Sale (PER USE)
up to 2,500 copies
$100.00
Blanket (B)




up to 10,000 copies
$150.00
Blanket (C)




up to 50,000 copies
$300.00
Call for blanket quote

over 50,000 copies
Call for blanket quote

Broadcast Use
Commercial & Promos (PER USE)

Local – Radio or TV/Basic Cable or PSA
$75.00
Not available




Regional – Radio or TV/Basic Cable/Satellite (Airing in any)
125.00
Not available




National – Radio or TV/Basic Cable/Satellite (US & Canada)
150.00
Not available




International – Radio or TV/Basic Cable/Satellite (Worldwide)
300.00
Not available




Internet – Promotional Banners or Commercials
150.00
Not available




Commercial Tags
1/2 rate of Original Commercial
Not available

Programs (PER USE)

Local /PSA – Radio or TV/Basic Cable/Satellite (US & Canada)
$100.00
Blanket (B)




Regional – Radio or TV/Basic Cable/Satellite (Airing in any 3 markets)
$125.00
Blanket (B)




National – Radio or TV/Basic Cable/Satellite (US & Canada)
$150.00
Blanket (C)




International – Radio or TV/Basic Cable/Satellite (Worldwide)
$300.00
Blanket (D)




Premium Cable Satellite – (Show Time, HBO or Pay-Per-View)
$300.00
Blanket (D)




Infomercial or Internet/Online Productions
$150.00
Blanket (C)




Youtube Video
$100.00
Call for blanket quote




Common Carrier (In Flight, Cruise Ships, etc)
$100.00
Blanket (B)




All Broadcast Rights
$400.00
Call for blanket quote




All Media Rights
$600.00
Call for blanket quote

Theatrical Productions
Commercial & Promos (PER USE)

Trailer or Commercial
$400.00
Call for blanket quote




Trailer or Commercial (All Rights*)
$750.00
Call for blanket quote




Film
$600.00
Call for blanket quote




Film (All Rights*)
$1200.00
Call for blanket quote




Film Festival (Limited Release)
$200.00
Call for blanket quote




Live Theatre
Call for blanket quote

Production Blanket Rates
Rates are based on unlimited music use for one single production, and are based on the total lenght of the production, not on the duration of music used. Production Blanket Rates are not available for Commercials.
Commercial & Promos

up to 10 minutes
Blanket (A) $250
Blanket (B) $300
Blanket (C) $450
Blanket (D) $600






10 + to 15 minutes
Blanket (A) $345
Blanket (B) $500
Blanket (C) $750
Blanket (D) $1000






15 + to 20 minutes
Blanket (A) $430
Blanket (B) $600
Blanket (C) $900
Blanket (D) $1200






20 + to 30 minutes
Blanket (A) $525
Blanket (B) $700
Blanket (C) $1050
Blanket (D) $1400






30 + to 45 minutes
Blanket (A) $675
Blanket (B) $900
Blanket (C) $1350
Blanket (D) $1800






45 + to 60 minutes
Blanket (A) $900
Blanket (B) $1200
Blanket (C) $1800
Blanket (D) $2400






90 + to 120 minutes
Blanket (A) $1350
Blanket (B) $1800
Blanket (C) $2700
Blanket (D) $3600






For productions longer than 120 minutes please call for quote.

Definitions
Terms/Definitions

NON-BROADCAST
Audio/Visual, Slide Film, Video, Multimedia, CD ROM, DVD, Direct to Video, Videocassette, On-Hold Messages, Corporate Presentations or In-House use & Powerpoint Presentations, Audio Cassette, Internet-all uses of any kind, Podcasting, Commercial Websites, Personal Websites, Score Music on Hold, Live Events of any kind whether broadcast or not, Advertising and Promotions, Local/Regional or any non-licensed broadcast, Local/Regional, or an non-ASCAP/

BMI/SESAC licensed broadcast, E-mail use of any kind, Books, Magazines, Video Games, Internet Games.

BROADCAST
Programming broadcast to the general public on radio and/or television, including Free TV, Cable TV, Satellite TV, Infomercials, Pay Per View, Common Carrier (In Flight, Cruise Ships)& the Internet; in local, regional and national markets.

PSA
Public Service Announcements broadcast on radio and/or television.

THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS
Productions exhibited in theatrical venues where a general admission fee is charged or consideration of any kind is exchanged as in the case of feature films, movie trailers, and live theater productions.

PRODUCTION BLANKET
Production blanket rates are based on unlimited music use for one single production. Rates charged are based on the clearances required and the total length of the production  rather than on the duration of the music used.  Production Blanket rates are not available for all uses.  Where applicable on the rate card, you are referred to the appropriate Production Rate.

DIGI-DROP
A single use of an individual Music Cue.  The single use may be any length, up to the total length of the longest mix of that Cue, and must be continuous.  if only one Music Cue is used in a production, but the Cue is used 3 separate times with gaps in between each use, 3 music cues are counted for licensing purposes.  If you loop a Music Cue extra fees may apply.  Please contact Big if you are considering looping one or more Music Cues.

SYNCHRONIZATION RIGHTS
The right granted by the copyright holder or agent by which an end user is authorized to place audio content in timed relation within training or marketing presentations, radio and television presentations or commercials, and any other multimedia, audio visual or computer generated displays, programs or presentations.

Film Festival Use

If the competition or festival awards any prizes or prize money, or if public admission to view the entries is charged, or if viewed on the internet; then user is required to secure an initial minimum paid license with Big for $25.00 per use (individual track), per fesitval entry.  If user should win and be awarded prizes or prize money equal to $500.00 or more, user is responsible for compensating Big an additional $100.00 per licensed Big Track.

Hard Drives

Get instant access to full bandwidth 48K, 24 bit Big titles with a Big Hard Drive.  There is an initial deposit of USD$250 of which $200 is applied to future licenses and $50 goes to cover shipping and handling.

 

As with all of our licenses, payment can be made by either check or vial PayPal.  The Hard Drive will be shipped upon receipt of payment and execution of the Hard Drive Agreemnt.  The Hard Drive must be returned to Big per the Hard Drive Agreement if usage drops below an acceptable annual level.  There will be an additional charge of $250 for Hard Drives that are not returned.

All uses of music accessed through Big Hard Drives must be licensed with Big .