Applying for your Production Music licence online couldn’t be easier, simply follow these steps:
Make sure that you keep a record of:
Please ensure that you make notes of all of the production details as you go, especially:
It is also important to collect the information you will require to select the correct type of
licence, for example:
Keeping clear and accurate records as suggested above is especially important if you are working on a number of different productions at the same time.
Aggregation of timings is not permitted under any circumstances, for example if you use a two second cue and a ten second cue these must be recorded as two separate cues.
Other important information relating to specific licence areas:
For the production of a series of adverts that only vary in the ‘end line’ (tag ending) and/or have shorter versions of a full length commercial (cut downs), see our ‘Advert Plus’ and Campaign rates which cover these rights and more (see the MCPS Rate Card).
A 25% reduction in fees will be applied to any programme licence that includes more than twenty 30 second units of production music in that individual programme. This will be applied directly via PRS/MCPS.
If in doubt about the type of licence required, contact MCPS Licensing on 020 8378 7555.
Music downloaded from The Perfect Music Library is licensed via PRS for Production Music.
If you've not used the website before, click for a step by step guide to applying for a music license through PRSformusic.