YouTube has taken a big step forward in pursuit of greater visibility in regards to surfacing and crediting artists and publishers featured in videos uploaded to the platform. Just this past May, they’ve added a section in the video description, populated with information meant to benefit both the viewer and artist alike.
The Orchard is pleased to announce the acquisition of Paul Lieberstein’s debut film, Song of Back and Neck. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and is slated for a release before the year’s end. The Orchard secured all North American rights.
Lieberstein earned his stripes writing and acting in the US version of The Office as well as writing for other shows such as King of the Hill and The Newsroom. (more…)
Hi music lovers! Although Friday the 13th may not be the luckiest day of the year, we still have new releases that’ll definitely bring good energy your way. So, sit by the pool, soak up the sun, and be prepared to have a good laugh. Read on to find some great new tracks and jokes by a few of your favorites, all out today. (more…)
If you visited Vevo’s website during the last month or so, you may have seen a message similar to that shown below stating:
“From June 6, 2018 head over to youtube.com/vevo to keep watching your favorite music videos.”
Vevo has shuttered elements of its consumer-facing website and mobile apps as it shifts towards growth opportunities on YouTube and other outlets, including original content and artist development. Now when you head to Vevo.com, you’ll see rotating cards directing you to the different types of original content on YouTube: exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and live performances.
What is a Disputed Claim?
For as long as recorded music has been around, there have been those who have claimed wrongful ownership, either by mistake or being unaware of the rights they control. The good news is, in today’s music landscape there are checks and balances in place to help stem the flow of human error, technical limitations and in some cases, plagiarism. These disputes are an important line of defense for the master owner. Without them, anyone could claim any song and collect those royalties.