AL 005 – How to Get Your Music in Movies, TV Shows, and Video Games – an interview w/ Aaron Davison

HPIM1579.JPGHave you ever wondered how to get your music placed in films, TV shows, video games, and commercials? Where do you start? Who should you contact and what should you send to them when you do reach out?

In episode five, I talk with Berklee School of Music alum, Aaron Davison.

Aaron is the founder and director of Aaron is also a songwriter, performer,  and owner of Renegade Music Marketing.

At he teaches musician’s the ins and outs of the music licensing business so they can learn how to pitch their own music for placement in TV, films, commercials, video games.

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Music licensing is a perfect way for musicians to build a side stream of income. It takes a little bit of leg work but, once you get the ball rolling, you can potentially make thousands of dollars a year without hardly lifting a finger again!

If you want to learn more about how to generate passive income by having your songs placed in film and television, then this is the episode for you.


Here are some of the specific questions answered in this episode’s content:

  • What is music licensing?
  • When trying to get my songs “placed” in movies and TV shows, where do I start?
  • What do publisher’s do and do I need one on my licensing team?
  • How do I gauge the audio quality of my submissions?
  • What’s a music supervisor?
  • How do I get publishers and supervisors to consider my music for placement?
  • What does a standard licensing deal look like?

Links and Mentions in this Episode:

90 Day Music Licensing Challenge

Music, Money, and Life Podcast

Give Acoustic Living a Chance!

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4 thoughts on “AL 005 – How to Get Your Music in Movies, TV Shows, and Video Games – an interview w/ Aaron Davison

      1. P L

        you got to love it great broadcast, I don’t know wear you get your drive from, but it is all inspiring


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