Hi … I’d much rather be talking to someone from Envato but apparently it’s 7 days for a response…I’m livestreaming a boxing event via brightcove and a couple of other boxing channels. It’s PPV and likley to pull in under 10,000 viewers. I would like to give the fighters a folder with a heap of music in so that they can choose their own “walk in” music, and we pay for the ones they chose. Whilst trying to find an answer to this one of the links sent me to Envato Elements (I was oroiginally looking on Audio Jungle). Does elements cover me for this form of distribution? Can I buy these tracks like Audio Jungle or do I have to subscribe? The fight will be left online for 48 hrs so that people can still view after the event, at which point it becomes VOD. is that allowed? It seems that with Audio Jungle I buy each track individually but with Elements it’s all included … is that correct ? I really need answers soon so please do get back to me (preferably someone from Envato1) or someone who is knowledgeable about this.
Envato Elements only cover Standard License and it is under subscription.
For more info about licenses you can check this;
Elements is ok as long as you don’t need broadcast license. Usually streaming needs standard license BUT if it’s a kind of online TV or on-demand TV, you need a broadcast license. I don’t know Brightcove. My intuition says that it may not need broadcast license but it’s only intuition. Here is the excerpt from AJ FAQ:
What is the difference between streaming web video and online broadcast?
Our Music Licenses define Broadcast as:
(a) Traditional television or radio broadcast (e.g. terrestrial, cable or satellite TV, broadcast radio); or
(b) Mobile or online substitutes for traditional television or radio broadcast (e.g. mobile TV, IPTV (streaming TV or video-on-demand), streaming radio)
We consider online broadcast to include online content services which distribute professional, syndicated Broadcast content, such as Netflix, Hulu, or other internet television providers.
Streaming web video is everything else, including videos uploaded to your personal or business website and on user generated content networks such as YouTube or Vimeo.
All of our Music Licenses including our base Standard Music License allow for streaming web video. With Broadcast use however, you’ll need one of our Broadcast Licenses, and there may be limitations on your allowed audience size depending on which one you choose. There are no audience size limitations for non-Broadcast streaming web video.
Your description sounds like it would be a broadcast production, which wouldn’t be covered within the Envato Elements license. The post above from @RedOctopus is from our AudioJungle license FAQ, and video-on-demand content meets the definition for Broadcast purposes.
The event video should be a single End Product though (even though it’s distributed on multiple channels), so each music track for that video would only require a single Broadcast license from AudioJungle.
I believe @BenLeong is right, as I said before, I don’t know Brightcove.