In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – George Maloian, Key Account Executive with APM Music, discusses his long and varied career in the music industry working for labels, publishers and music libraries, and discusses the ins and outs of how copyrighted musical works are licensed for use in other projects. He addresses the logistics of how a work is cleared for use, how fee negotiations happen, how sample clearances are done, how music supervisors find the right song for their project, and more. He also shares his thoughts on the state of the music industry and the kind of skills and interests that would most benefit a young person starting their career in the field.