In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – David Helfant is the Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at the music division of Paramount Pictures. He talks about his background in the music industry. David describes how he got involved as a lawyer in Santa Monica by licensing songs to be used for concerts at an auditorium. He then goes on to talk about when he went to work for an entertainment firm in Century City and began to work with many well known music industry clients.