Cash Tracks: Compose, Produce, and Sell Your Original Soundtrack Music and Jingles

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Elsevier, Jun 1, 2005 - Music - 305 pages
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This new, updated second edition provides musicians with all the latest information they need to make jingles and score video productions. With so many changes in the industry, this is a much-needed revision to this popular guide. With major emphasis on promotion, this book covers some new technological information based on today’s soundtrack composition techniques. With a huge demand for professional compositions for movies, TV, video, radio, and other multimedia formats, this book delves into how to take advantage of this demand and make a successful career. Fisher educates readers on how to organize production resources, prepare and present demo recordings, work with clients, craft profit-producing copy, promote work, protect themselves legally, get the money they deserve and more.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
CHAPTERS How This Business Works
26
CHAPTER4 Building Your Project Studio
59
Demo Success Secrets
85
Finding the People Who Buy Original Music
102
CHAPTER? Turning Prospects into Paying Music Clients
119
Inside Secrets to Moneymaking Promotions
145
Promotional Potpourri
167
Taking Care of Business
190
Money Matters
215
Rights Right
239
Set and Get Your Fee
253
Diversify and Thrive
267
Final Words
283
Copyright

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Jeffrey P. Fisher teaches audio and video production and post-production at the College of DuPage Motion Picture/Television department in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

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