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Library Music Awards relaunch as Production Music Awards in association with MCPS Production Music 

Production Music Awards in association with MCPS Production Music
17 August 2016

  • Entries open now. Closing date 16 September 2016
  • Production Music Awards: Friday 25 November 2016, 8 Northumberland Avenue
  • Tune Up: Friday 25 November 2016, BAFTA’s Princess Anne Theatre

Today sees the launch of the new look Production Music Awards in association with MCPS Production Music. The event celebrates the best and brightest creative talents in the production music industry. In 2016 the awards have evolved from what was previously called the Library Music Awards into an event designed to offer music libraries both large and small an opportunity to champion the depth and quality of modern production music to the wider sync, media and advertising industries.

MCPS Production Music, alongside PRS for Music are playing a key role in supporting the development of the awards this year, helping to increase its presence in the music industry and media industries as a whole.

The Production Music Awards will also be bringing back its popular daytime event, Tune Up, a series of educational demonstrations, workshops and industry panels tailored towards composers and musicians. Tune Up will take place on Friday 25 November at BAFTA’s Princess Anne Theatre, Piccadilly.

Alongside the association with MCPS Production Music, the Production Music Awards are proud to welcome the involvement of a handful of key sponsors; Sound on Sound Magazine returns as the media partner for the awards, alongside PRS for Music, The Musician’s Union, Spitfire Audio and production collective, WMP. The awards are open for entries from production music libraries immediately. Closing date for entries is the 16 September 2016.

The awards ceremony will be held at the prestigious ballroom at 8 Northumberland Avenue, 25 November 2016. Tickets for the event are available from the Production Music Awards’ website.

About MCPS Production Music

MCPS licenses quality production music on behalf of professional publishers and composers. Our cost-effective production music licences offer pre-clearance for any type of usage and one stop licensing of 1 million + of our members’ repertoire via our simple online licensing process. The licensing of Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society Ltd (MCPS) rights is administered by PRS for Music.

About PRS for Music

PRS for Music represents the rights of over 118,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in the UK. As a membership organisation it ensures creators are paid whenever their music is played, performed or reproduced, championing the importance of copyright to protect and support the UK music industry. The UK has a proud tradition of creating wonderful music that is enjoyed the world over and PRS for Music has been supporting the creators of that music since 1914.

PRS for Music provides business and community groups with easy access to over 10m songs through its music licences. In an industry worth over £4.1bn PRS for Music is uniquely placed to be a voice for music and music creators. Collecting £537.4m in 2015, PRS for Music is one of the world’s most efficient combined rights organisations. With over 100 representation agreements in place globally, PRS for Music's network represents over two million music creators.

 

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