YouTube Finally Signs GEMA: Plus A Primer For PROs

Finally! After a 7 year stalemate, German music rights collection society GEMA and YouTube have reached a licensing agreement. Read on to find out what this might mean for you.

Legal Guide To Shooting Videos

Steve Gordon is an entertainment attorney specializing in music, television, film and video, and the author of The Future of the Music Business (Hal Leonard 4th ed. 2015). For brevity we’ve only included Part II of this article, which focuses on the legal issues video creators should be aware of when creating video content. To read Part I which includes a brief history of music videos, see the bottom of this page.