Steve Gordon specializes in securing licenses for all
forms of content including music and audiovisual footage for use in
motion pictures, documentaries, music concerts, TV programs, CD &/or
DVD compilations, and online entertainment. Clients range from
independent producers and small record labels such as Smithsonian
Folkways Records to multinational corporations such as MTV.
“Soul Train” DVD series distributed by Time Life Films.
"Big Pun: The Legacy" A documentary about the first
Latin rapper to go platinum.
“Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights
Movement” PBS and Home Video.
Stage at World Cafe Live" 12 concert
programs on HDNet, PBS and Home Video.
"Les Paul: Chasing Sound" on PBS Masterworks.
"Punk Attitude" on IFC.
"And You Don't Stop: 30 Years in the History of Hip
Hop" VH1 five hour series.
"The Night James Brown Saved Boston" PBS and Home
Lives" on NBC. Negotiated deals for
performances of guest artists including Norah Jones, No Doubt and Dave
"100 Scariest Movie Moments" on Bravo. Negotiated
deal between the Producer and Bravo.
"Sinatra Classic Duets" on PBS and Home Video.
"Latin Jazz La Combinacion Perfecta" CD
compilation released by Smithsonian Folkways.
"The Palladium: Where Mambo Was King" on Basic
"Songwriters Hall of Fame" on Basic Cable.
"Final Rinse" Feature Film.
"Red Hot & Blue" Documentary for Museums.
"Trumpet Awards" on Basic Cable.
Legal services for any matter relating to
financing, production and distribution of television or film. Provide
counsel regarding copyright, trademark,
fair use, insurance, defamation, right of privacy, and union issues
including AFM, AFTRA, WGA, DGA, and SAG. Find music and footage for any
project; Steve collaborates with Universal Media, one of the leading
sources of footage for documentaries & infomercials.
Steve's fees for music clearances are the most
competitive in the business.
Steve will save you money by skillfully negotiating
the lowest possible rates for licenses.
As an attorney Steve can draft and review licenses
as well as negotiate the terms.