1. How To Get Your Music Into Adverts

    Although it may seem like getting your music into adverts is the easiest of the Medias, it’s still a lengthy process and you are not guaranteed a spot within an ad. Here are a few things that may help you get your music into advertisement. As mentioned a few times its important to join a licensing company if you haven’t already, they will take care of all the legal paperwork and such.

    Work to the requirements of adverts, the most common ads will not use your lyrics so even if you feel it’s vital to the song it’s important to make sure you your instrumentals are strong, you don’t want the lyrics to hold the music. Otherwise you will have less of a chance of getting chosen.  The most important thing is to be ready, advertising moves fast. Prepare everything so if the opportunity arises to put your music forward you already have a great pitch.

    Since the rise of advertising such as the famous John Lewis ads every Christmas having your music featured within these adverts

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  2. How To Get Your Music Into Film/TV!

    We’ve recently covered gaming and what it takes to get your music into the industry; we will now be taking a deeper look into TV and films. Although similar they do have different requirements, and TV and film is probably one of the best ways to get exposure and gain huge success if it’s in a hit show or award winning film.

    The similarities between games and TV/films is being able to understand how music affects moments within the scenes, just like gaming genre and environment determine the type of music used. In film and TV you have a never ending list of genres and music will differ when comparing comedy to a period drama or horror to a romance. Not only is a genre important but common scenario such as cliff hangers, deaths and dramatic moments will determine the type of music.  And just like gaming is vital that you research and gain knowledge of the industry and how music within films and TV has changed over the years.

    When you are making music with the idea of p

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