Our Licences Explained

How to choose the right licence for the project you're working on

Our online licences are priced per track, for use in a single video or production:

 

Creator

Perfect for individual creators making videos for personal, informational and educational use.

  • Personal videos on YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, etc.
  • Videos of life events, such as weddings, graduations and celebrations
  • Editorial productions
  • Student productions or projects

Examples:

  • You’re making a video of your graduation and want to share it on YouTube and Facebook
  • You’re a journalist making editorial content for your website
  • You’re studying film and need music for a course project or film
  • You need a track for a video on your blog or personal website
 

Creator +

All the benefits of our Creator licence plus it removes ad-blocking so you can monetise your YouTube content.

  • Stops unwanted advertising showing on your video
  • Allows you to monetise your YouTube content via AdSense
  • Allow you generate revenue from your videos (includes podcasts, iTunes, Vimeo, etc.)

Examples:

  • You don’t want to get a takedown notice for the music you use in your YouTube videos - Find out more
  • You don't want adverts appearing on your YouTube videos
  • You want to start generating revenue from your YouTube videos via AdSense
  • You want to sell your video or podcast on iTunes

For more on YouTube Monetisation, see our FAQs.

 

Professional

Recommended for editors creating videos to promote a product, service, or brand. Includes entry-level online advertising.

  • Business, brand or charity films - such as corporate film, explainer, ‘how-to’ or testimonial videos for websites or events
  • Allows for online advertising (including Facebook boosted posts and YouTube pre-rolls) with media spend up to £2000*
  • Stops unwanted advertising showing on your video, and allows you to monetise it on YouTube

Examples:

  • You're a freelance video editor making a video to promote a client’s business*
  • You make videos for your business - such as tutorials and product videos - and want to make sure other AdSense adverts do not appear on them
  • You're an agency working on video projects for your clients*
  • You're a business owner making videos to promote your company's products on your website and/or YouTube channel.*

*Are you using media spend to promote this video content?

If so, remember this is limited to 2000 (in local currency, such as £/$/€) of media spend per video/campaign. Examples of this kind of social campaign are Facebook boosted posts or YouTube pre-roll ads.

If you are working on a project/campaign where you intend to spend more see Advertising below or contact us to discuss your project.

 

Television & Radio

Suitable for a single entertainment production made for TV, radio or straight-to-DVD film.

  • A single TV production
  • A single Radio production
  • A single use in a straight-to-DVD film

Examples:

  • You're a music supervisor making a television documentary
  • You're a radio producer creating a radio drama
 

Advertising

Perfect for single use in advertising and commercials on TV, Radio and Online.

  • A single use in a TV or Radio advert
  • Allows for single use on digital channels, such as VoD, YouTube pre-rolls and other on-demand formats
  • A single use in a cinema advert

Examples:

  • You're an advertising agency creating a television commercial for a client
  • You're creating a YouTube pre-roll ad to promote your business or website
  • You make videos for your business - such as tutorials and product videos - and will pay for than £2,000 promote them on social media

Looking for a licence to cover a broader advertising campaign? We have a range of bespoke licencing and creative services available for advertisers and agencies that need licencing. Contact us to discuss pricing for your project.

 

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