The Workout: Sync Licensing

a 9-week program focused on music creation & collaboration for sync licensing

Overview:

The Workout: Sync Licensing is a collaborative program for intermediate to advanced musicians looking to level up their songwriting, production, and business acumen to become better equipped for success in the world of sync licensing. Through the process of creating music for actual industry briefs*, trying out new skills, methods, and approaches to writing and producing, and participating in peer and professional critiques, artists will increase their marketability in the sync world for placements through Assemble Sound and beyond.

*Brief: An outline of the sync licensing project sent by a client. Including but not limited to: budget, placement description, length, genre, etc.

The Workout: Sync Licensing is for artists who are focused on making a career (or serious hustle) for their music and have a vision for their progress. In order to participate, artists must have applied or plan to apply for sync representation from Assemble Sound by the end of 2021.* The Workout will be entirely virtual and a free subscription to Zoom will be required for participation. Because artists will be submitting original music in response to briefs, the ability to self-record and produce music is a pre-requisite for participation. In order to benefit from the program, artists must be open and willing to participate in self-reflection and constructive feedback as tools for improvement and growth. We’ll all be learning and leveling up together!

*If you already have a publishing and/or sync deal, you are still eligible for The Workout. Please let us know your circumstance in your application.

Sessions:

Each week will consist of two sessions (two hours each). Sessions will explore:

  • Songwriting for sync based on popular recent industry briefs
  • Production for sync placements
  • Mixing/mastering for sync
  • Music business and sync
  • Perspectives from professional artists, music supervisors, sync agents
  • Placement examples and analysis

Dates & Times

  • Spring 2021: February 15th – April 12th (Monday & Tuesday nights, 6-8 pm)

Location

  • Online: Download Zoom for free here.

Cost

  • Free (participation in assignments and critiques is required)