Motion Picture/TV Soundtracks

 

Default Option: Any soundtrack may be released with payment of 100% of SRLA wages *15% discount may apply

Option 1: 15,000 units with no upfront payment
– musician/AFM credits and AFM copies required
– Form B reflecting 50% payment must be submitted
– Wage bumps at sale thresholds beyond 15,000 *15% discount may apply

Option 2: 10,000 units with a payment of 10% of SRLA wages
– musician/AFM credits and AFM copies required
– Form B reflecting 10% payment must be submitted
– Wage bump at sale thresholds beyond 10,000 *15% discount may apply

Option 3: 25,000 units with a payment of 25% of SRLA wages
– musician/AFM credits and AFM copies required
– Form B reflecting 25% payment must be submitted
– Wage bump at sale thresholds beyond 25,000 *15% discount may apply

Option 4: 50,000 units with a payment of 50% of SRLA wages
– musician/AFM credits and AFM copies required
– Form B reflecting 50% payment must be submitted
– Wage bump at sale thresholds beyond 50,000 *15% discount may apply

Option 5: 7 1/2 minutes or less of the soundtrack with a payment of SRLA Special Session wages

Option 6: Singles released with a payment of 50% of SRLA wages
– Wage bumps at sales of 200,000, 380,000 and 450,000 units

* Producer may apply a 15% discount to payments under the Default Option, or to the first payments of Options 1, 2, 3 or 4 if:

  • The soundtrack is a physical release (or digital under Option 1)
  • The sound track record uses 40 (45 in the case of Option 3) minutes or more of music originally recorded for the picture, and
  • The sound track record utilizes 75 (80 in the case of Option 3) or more musicians (excluding orchestrators and music prep) and
  • Required musician/AFM credits included with physical sound track record (or posted or downloadable in the case of digital downloads)

SRLA wages = scale wages under “basic scale” provisions of the Sound Recording Labor Agreement (“SRLA”) in effect when the sound track record is released

Pension contributions are due on all payments.

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