Film, TV + Media


With an unparalleled roster and iconic catalogue of over three million songs, UMPG has the industry’s premiere global creative and synchronization team.  We connect the best music to film, tv, advertising, stage, video games and digital content.

From emerging artists and songwriters to global superstars, we create opportunities for our talented writers to include worldwide sync placements, networking opportunities with studios and music supervisors, and facilitating original music creation for projects. With a deep knowledge of the UMPG catalog our music experts provide a personal service and advanced tools to help you easily find and license the perfect track for your project within the scope of your budget.

We provide free music supervision, including song searches, creative and licensing services, as well as one stop solutions. For more information, you can visit our Music Search. Or to request a license for a song, go to our Request License Quote page or email umpg.licensing@umusic.com.  Check out some examples of recent synchs we’ve licensed for major advertisers, films, trailers, games and more below.

American Honey Soundtrack

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 14 October 2016

The dark, contemporary soundtrack to American Honey, the critically acclaimed new film by writer/director Andrea Arnold, features five UMPG published songs by Lapsley (“8896”), Jeremih ("All The Time”), Raury ("God’s Whisper”), Ciara (“Ride”) and Steve Earle ("Copperhead Road”). 

The Undertones for Gucci Cruise 2017

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 20 September 2016

The Undertones song "My Perfect Cousin” soundtracks the Gucci Cruise 17 campaign. The spot features acclaimed actress Vanessa Redgrave, alongside an eccentric cast of characters filmed on the grounds and interior of England’s Chatsworth House.

Conrad Sewell "Shadow" for Apple iPhone 7

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 08 September 2016

With new camera systems, stereo speakers, and the most powerful chip ever in a smartphone, make the things you do most even better. Two new finishes highlight the seamless design.

Apple’s video to introduce the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus features an instrumental version of Conrad Sewell’s “Shadow.” Sewell is signed to UMPG via The Kennel.

Bridget Jones’s Baby Soundtrack

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 30 August 2016

The soundtrack to the film Bridget Jones's Baby features ten UMPG songs, including a Years & Years’ brand new track “Meteorite,” Jamie O’Neal’s cover of Eric Carmen’s classic, “All By Myself,” Lily Allen’s “F*** You,” PSY’s “Gangnam Style,” Jess Glynne’s “Hold My Hand” (co-written by Jin Jin), House Of Pain's “Jump Around,” Years & Years’ “King” (Magician Remix) and “Meteorite,” Adele’s “Right As Rain,” Tiggs Da Author’s “Run,” and Annie Lennox’s “The Hurting Time.”

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Soundtrack

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 26 August 2016

Florence + The Machine has written a stunning new song - 'Wish That You Were Here'  - for Tim Burton's new film 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'. The film is in cinemas from 30th September. 

NBA 2K - Official Trailer

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 23 August 2016

“Friction” by global superstars Imagine Dragons soundtracks the NBA 2K official trailer.