Chapter 26. Contracts, Rights, and Work for Hire
In this chapter, you’ll explore the paperwork and agreements involved with composing music for a game. You’ll learn about the concept of music for hire and discover how it applies to music copyrights. In addition, you’ll explore the various kinds of documents you’ll encounter as a composer, including music contracts, non-disclosure agreements, and various tax documents.
The Legal Side of Composing
The job of a video game composer involves more than just writing music. It also includes being a business person, a sales person, a computer technologist, a designer, an amateur programmer, and a music expert. This chapter explores the business side of composing for video games, including the various ...