Music Supervision & Rights Clearance

Our supervision projects are not limited by any means. Our films range from independents to Academy Award™, sourcing music for lifestyle documentary to corporate presentations and brand campaigns. We negotiate and secure public performance licenses, grand rights licenses, streaming live events, and much more.


Corporate

At The Rights Workshop, we are equally committed to our corporate and branding/ad agency clients, helping them achieve the perfect mix of sound and visual for their media enterprises.

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Arts & Performing Arts

We are proud to service numerous arts & non-profit performing organizations across the US with grand and digital music clearance needs.

  • Alonzo King Lines Ballet
  • Boston Childrens Chorus
  • Giordano Dance Chicago
  • Louisiana Baptists
  • Planet Word Museum
  • San Francisco Ballet
  • SF Jazz
  • Shakespeare Theater Company
  • The Shed
  • The Washington Ballet

Publishing Administration

Our publishing services oversee and administer independent songwriters, labels, musicians, and artists. We assist with the complexities of monetary streams through exploitation and rights management administration.


Our Team

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Brooke Wentz

Brooke is a music supervisor and rights executive who created The Rights Workshop after running ESPN’s music department. A graduate of Barnard College and Columbia Business School, Brooke brings over 25 years of experience in the music and media world. Prior she was a rights consultant at TechTV, manager of A7R at Arista Records and a former radio host. She produced numerous critically acclaimed recordings and won a Billboard Award.

The wealth of her contacts, combined with her knowledge of international music, launched Seven Seas Music in 2015. A graduate of Barnard College and Columbia Business School, Brooke brings over 25 years music business experience to the Bay Area.

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Maryam Battaglia

Maryam is a music licensing consultant who began her career in her native-Los Angeles working at coveted law firms including Davis Shapiro and King Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, as well as entertainment giant Live Nation. With degrees from both UCLA and California Western School of Law, her work combines a passion for music supervision and negotiations.

With joy and a sense of calm, she expertly assists a wide variety of clients navigate and license their project’s complex underlying intellectual property rights. She is an author, co-founder, mother, and wife

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Publications & Guides

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Music Rights Unveiled

A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Rights and Licensing

Music Rights Unveiled provides an inside look at the complex world of music rights for film and video and includes step-by-step guidance to navigate these tricky waters. Authors Brooke Wentz and Maryam Battaglia share their decades of expertise in this user-friendly guide, designed specifically with filmmakers and producers in mind. The book provides a brief history of the pricing of music in film, television and digital media markets, and explains the process by which music is licensed or acquired for films, highlighting pitfalls to avoid and strategies for success.

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Hey, That’s My Music!

Music Supervision, Licensing and Content Acquisition

Written specifically for musicians, this comprehensive compendium of real-life licensing and music placement examples will school the artists, writers, and potential content acquirer on the do’s-and-dont’s of music rights. Music licensing and rights terms are defined, and the clearance process is explained in clear detail.

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Seven Seas Music

We source music for our projects from a variety of traditional outlets — labels, music publishers, and licensing representatives to name a few. But the internet has empowered emerging artists, allowing them to publish and license music on their own, making music discovery and music discovery tools a crucial part of our business.

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