BURBANK, Calif., May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In its on-going efforts to ensure that all copyrighted music is used correctly and responsibly, Machinima, the first global many2many programming service focused on fandom and gamer culture, announced today that it is has entered into a commercial relationship with TuneSat, the leading music monitoring service for the Web and TV. Through the agreement, Machinima will utilize TuneSat's industry-leading monitoring technology to better identify and monitor the audio in the content created by its talent network. The deal was announced by Machinima CEO Chad Gutstein and TuneSat CEO, Scott Schreer.
"We understand the challenges that social video companies have faced in protecting the rights of copyright holders and are actively taking a leadership role in overcoming them," said Stephen Semprevivo, Chief Operating Officer of Machinima. "TuneSat's audio detection services allows us to analyze the content of the creators within our network to ensure transparency and accountability for all music rights holders."
Chris Woods, COO of TuneSat, said "We are excited that a leader like Machinima has chosen to work with TuneSat. Adding Machinima to TuneSat's roster of clients, which includes thousands of right holders such as major labels and publishers, represents a significant expansion of the ways in which our audio recognition services can be utilized to further the interests of all the stakeholders in the digital content industry."
Machinima is the most notorious purveyor and cultivator of fandom and gamer culture. The FIRST! Many2Many programing service (M2M), we create, curate and celebrate the best fandom and gamer content across multiple video platforms. As one of the largest online video platforms in the world, Machinima programs to a community passionate about video games, animation, movies, TV, and the other endless forms of pop culture. With a focus on scripted, topical and gaming programing, and a talent network of thousands of programmers, Machinima reaches over 150M viewers each month.
In an increasingly noisy world, TuneSat deftly detects music use under dialogue, sound effects, or voiceovers, providing unrivaled, accurate reporting information. TuneSat uses its premier, proprietary technology to actively monitor TV channels in 14 countries and millions of websites around the world. TuneSat's prides itself on helping copyright owners recover lost revenue from the unauthorized use of their music.