Music-licensing technology company Audiosocket has announced a partnership that will see film-contest community Mofilm tap its catalog of 38,000 tracks from more than 2,000 emerging bands, composers and record labels.
We last covered Audiosocket back in September, when it partnered with Vimeo to offer its silo of independent music to users of the video-streaming service through a new music store. Founded in 2007 in Seattle, Audiosocket has developed a music search and licensing technology called MaaS (Music as a Service), designed for integration into video and photo sharing platforms, online games and social networks.
Mofilm is the London-based crowdsourcing agency for aspiring filmmakers, helping to match brands with new movie-making talent. It runs competitions, much in the same way as 99Designs does in the graphic-design space, to give companies a chance to tap fresh talent. The company provides production grants, along with mentoring and advice throughout the the competitions.
From today, filmmakers and brands using the Audiosocket-powered ‘MOMusic’ platform will be able to directly license tunes from the Audiosocket catalog.
“Mofilm joining forces with Audiosocket is a huge win for our filmmaking community, our clients and the Audiosocket artists,” said Jeff Merrihue, co-founder and CEO at Mofilm.
“Our mission is to help creative people around the world showcase their talents to get noticed and get famous which we do by exposing great creatives to the world’s biggest brands,” he continued. “Audiosocket shares our vision to support the creative community, and they’ve built an indie music powerhouse with a robust technology infrastructure. This is a huge opportunity for our filmmakers, for their artists, and for the brands we work with.”