Amblin Partners Sign Exclusive Music Publishing Deal With BMG18 December 2017 - Press release
BMG is proud to announce Amblin Partners has signed an exclusive deal with BMG to administer its music publishing rights worldwide.
Recent films under the Amblin Partners umbrella include Bridge of Spies, The Girl on the Train, Office Christmas Party, and A Dog’s Purpose as well as the upcoming Steven Spielberg-directed project The Post. Current productions from Amblin Television include the hit series The Americans on FX and Bull on CBS. Upcoming productions include Reverie on NBC and The Haunting of Hill House for Netflix.
The deal includes score, transition cues, themes, and feature songs owned by Amblin Partners in television series, feature films, documentary features, and other original content.
Keith Hauprich, General Counsel & Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, North America, BMG, said, "We are proud to partner with the Amblin team as BMG continues to grow in the arena of Film and TV. Mr. Spielberg and his handpicked team are a national treasure, continually bringing timeless stories to the silver screen. They are precisely the high level strategic global partners that fit BMG’s ethos. To be aligned is not an obligation we take lightly."
Chris Floyd, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel said, “We are delighted to begin this new relationship with BMG, and couldn’t think of a better partner to handle our music publishing. We look forward to many successful years together.”
The deal follows on the heels of recent film and TV partnership announcements including Netflix, Activision Blizzard Studios, AMC Network, Global Asylum, Ambi Group, and Lotus Entertainment among others.