Articles from Film Music Magazine

Film and television composer Mark Holden focuses on issues at the forefront of performing rights,
including understanding royalty distributions, digital encoding and watermarking, cue sheets,
and other issues involving ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and the foreign performing rights organizations.

ROYALTY CHECKS AND REALITY CHECKS
By Mark Holden


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Digital Watermarking and the Performing Right - Part 1

Digital Watermarking and the Performing Right - Part 2

Can Collecting Societies Survive Beyond the Digital Frontier?

By John Hutchinson, PRS of Great Britain

Direct and Source Licensing of the Performing Right - Part 1

Direct and Source Licensing of the Performing Right - Part 2

ASCAP and BMI Usage Weightings--
Out of Step With the World?


Worldwide Music Performance Rights:
The Devil In The Details

By Bennett M. Lincoff

BMI's Doreen Ringer Ross:
Stoking the Creative Fires of Film & Television Music


"Where's The Beef?"
PRO Policies and the Nondisclosure of American Music Usage


ASCAP Since AFJ2: A Series of Unfortunate Events



Mark Holden is a professional composer and arranger in Los Angeles. He is a member of The American Federation of Musicians (AFM), has served as Seminar Chair for The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) as well as Acting Secretary of the American Alliance of Composer Organizations (AACO) in Hollywood. Additionally Holden writes a performing rights column for Film Music Magazine.