ole & Cineflix Announce Co-ownership Of Existing And Future Music Publishing Properties
Toronto - ole, one of the world's largest independent music publishers has struck an agreement for the co-ownership of existing and future Cineflix music publishing properties. Cineflix is a leading international television producer and distributor that is bringing together a mix of global broadcast and production partners, major talent and leading industry executives to produce and distribute top quality original content for television and other emerging platforms. With a rapidly expanding library of over 1200 hours, Cineflix is a recognized leader in the industry with offices in Montreal, Toronto, London, Dublin and New York.
Currently involved in the production of over 250 hours per year of original non-fiction, multi-genre television programming, Cineflix produces factual entertainment, entertainment, reality, documentary, drama-documentary and specialist factual programming for broadcasters around the world.
Some of Cineflix's most recent productions include Mayday, Campus PD, Conviction Kitchen, Cold Blood, World's Greenest Homes, Manson, Property Virgins, For Rent, Unsellables, Eat Yourself Sexy, and Frisky Business.
Said ole CEO Robert Ott; "We look forward to a long and successful publishing partnership with Cineflix. Cineflix is one of the top independent production companies in the world and we look forward to working with them as they continue to grow and produce outstanding content. Glen and his team have built one of the top producers in the world and we look forward to being supportive of their ongoing efforts."
"Our new collaboration with ole will allow Cineflix to maximize the exploitation of our music publishing assets", said Cineflix CEO Glen Salzman. "As Cineflix's library is growing rapidly, this is a perfect time to associate our content with ole's impressive library. We look forward to working closely with ole's outstanding team of music publishing professionals."
ole is one of the world's largest independent, full-service music publishers, with offices in Nashville, Los Angeles and Toronto. ole's team of 30 experienced industry professionals are focused on acquisitions, creative development and worldwide administration.
The ole catalogue includes over forty thousand songs and thirty thousand hours of film and TV music across all genres.
Most recent awards include: Canadian Country Music Association Publisher of the Year for 2009, 2008 and 2007; 2009 SESAC #1 Most Performed Song: "White Horse" (Liz Rose/Taylor Swift); 2009 BMI Award Most Performed Song: "Trying To Stop Your Leaving" (Brett Beavers/James Beavers); 2009 BMI Award Most Performed Song: "Picture to Burn" (Liz Rose/Taylor Swift); 2009 SOCAN Country Music Award "Beautiful Life" by Doc Walker; 2009 SOCAN News & Sports Television Programming Music Award: CBS News: Today by composer Jack Lenz; 2008 BMI Award Most Performed Song: "Picture To Burn" (Liz Rose/Taylor Swift); 2008 ASCAP Most Performed Song: "Me and God" (Josh Turner); 2008 SESAC Recurrent Country Performance Activity Award: "Teardrops on My Guitar" (Liz Rose/Taylor Swift); and a 2008 SESAC Country Performance Activity Award: "Picture to Burn" (Liz Rose/Taylor Swift).
ole also earned its first Grammy nomination in December, 2009 for Best Country Song: "White Horse", from the Album "Fearless", nominated for Album of the Year.
ole is an expert in administrating and sub-publishing music copyrights and has concluded worldwide publishing administration agreements with some of the world's leading publishers, songwriters and film & television producers. ole's owned and controlled catalogue in children's television is now the largest in the world.
Staff songwriters and composers include: Jack Lenz, Chris Wallin, Gerald O'Brien, JC Smith, Rupert Gayle, Bruce Wallace, Tebey, Gilles Godard, Rebecca Everett, Mladen, Kelly Archer, and Roger Springer. ole also administers for songwriter David Kopatz.
ole co-ventures include Last Gang Publishing, representing artists: Mother Mother, O'Luge, Rides Again, Let's Go To War, Panurge and Murray Yates (Forty Foot Echo); Roots Three Music featuring songwriters: Steven Lee Olsen, Denny Carr and Chris Thorsteinson, Murray Pulver and Dave Wasyliw of Doc Walker; the pop/urban focused tanjola brings songwriters: Dru, Alonzo, Haydain Neale, Rupert Gayle, Alex Greggs, Justin Forsley and Shiloh to the roster. ole also forged a recent creative pact with BMG Rights Management GmbH, which has brought a roster of hit songs by artists such as La Roux, including her hit single "Bulletproof."
Notable copyrights for ole include the Grammy nominated Taylor Swift smash "White Horse" and current single "Fearless," as well as "Tim McGraw," "Picture To Burn," and "Teardrops On My Guitar;"; Kelly Clarkson's "Miss Independent;" "Can't Hold Us Down;" by Christina Aguilera ft. Lil' Kim; "Black Velvet" by Alannah Myles; Craig Morgan's "That's What I Love About Sunday;" "Shoes" by Shania Twain; Sean Paul's "Change the Game;" Trace Adkins' "High;" "Long Black Train" by Josh Turner; "It Was Me" by George Strait; "Once In A While" by Akon; "Runnin'" by Doman + Gooding; and "Lies" by Martina McBride, "Don't Blink" by Kenny Chesney; and "Love Me If You Can" by Toby Keith.
Recent ole songs on the charts include Susan Boyle's "Amazing Grace;" "Down" and "Do You Remember" by Jay Sean; "Mmm Papi" by Britney Spears; "Party All The Time" by the Black Eyed Peas; "I'm Already There" and "Leaving" by Westlife; "Bad Girl" and "Body Body" by Massari; "Streetlights" by Kevin Borg; "S.O.S (Let the Music Play)" by Jordin Sparks; "Dancing in Circles" by Love and Theft; as well as, "Goodbye You Suck" and "I Remember" by Shiloh.