Production music (also known as library music) is high quality and cost effective music specifically written for synchronisation or dubbing into audio and audio-visual productions, from TV or radio adverts to feature films, websites and even viral marketing campaigns. The copyrights of these works are administered by the Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society
MCPS offers quality production music written by professional songwriters and composers and represent more than 860,000 tracks and sound effects from over 200 libraries spanning all genres of music.
Clearing the music rights you need is a straightforward online process and there are no copyright owner permissions to obtain.
- Over 860,000 top quality tracks and sound effects
- Pre-cleared for any type of usage
- Worldwide rights in perpetuity
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Television or radio broadcast
If you are a television or radio broadcaster and are going to be broadcasting MCPS production music on your channel, you will need a licence to do so. Our broadcast team can arrange the correct licences, covering both the making and broadcasting of programmes, so please contact them directly at:
TV: www.prsformusic.com/tv or email email@example.com
Radio: www.prsformusic.com/radio or email firstname.lastname@example.org
These summary tables are intended to offer guidance to MCPS production music publisher members about current MCPS production music licences for UK television and radio broadcasters and independent production companies. The information may be subject to future change and updated versions will be uploaded regularly.
View current MCPS production music broadcast licensees
TV programming rates for independent production companies
TV programming rates for independent production companies that have signed up to the IPC scheme can be viewed here