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.

Billie Eilish for Apple’s Holiday commercial

Apple’s latest Holiday commercial features “come out and play” - a song co-written and performed by new UMPG signing Billie Eilish especially for the ad. The animated spot follows a girl working on a creative project on her Mac but keeping her work hidden away in a box, until one day her dog knocks open the window and all her papers fly out into the street. When people outside pick up the pieces of her work, they all smile – portraying the message of the ad: “have you ever made something wonderful but were too afraid to share it?”

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Troye Sivian for Boy Erased

Troye Sivian has two songs featured in the critically acclaimed movie Boy Erased: “The Good Side” from his second studio album “Bloom”, and “Revelation” - a song by Sivan and Jónsi (Sigur Rós) written especially for the film. “Revelation” also features in the emotionally charged trailer. 

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The Beach Boys for Fallout 76 video game

The Beach Boys “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” provides the soundtrack for the trailer for the new Fallout 76 video game, developed by Bethesda Game Studios.

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"Overture" from West Side Story for L.L. Bean

Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s iconic “Overture” from West Side Story soundtracks the latest commercial from L.L.Bean. Entitled ‘The Showdown’ the spot pays tribute to the famous opening scene from the movie, but in place of the Jets and the Sharks, two sides of a football team face up to each other before kicking off a game in the park.

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US Open commercials featuring Serena Williams

Songs from the UMPG catalog soundtrack two outstanding commercials airing during the US Open. Both spots feature Serena Williams and explore the theme of balancing motherhood with being an athlete, but in very different ways.

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UMPG syncs for Crazy Rich Asians

Five UMPG published songs feature in the smash hit movie Crazy Rich Asians. The film follows the story of New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore – only to discover that not only is he’s from one of the country’s wealthiest families, but is also one of its most sought-after bachelors.

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UMPG Syncs for GAP

Songs from UMPG’s catalog soundtrack two of the latest commercials for the iconic clothing brand: Childish Gambino “Have Some Love” written, plus a re-record of “Hey Young World” - originally written and recorded by Slick Rick (Ricky M. L. Walters).

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Ne-Yo "Good Man" for Walmart

The smooth tones of Ne-Yo’s “Good Man”, co-written by Ne-Yo, D'Angelo and Raphael Saadiq, provides the soundtrack for Walmart’s commercial to promote the nationwide roll out of their app to order groceries.

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Nick Jonas Soundtracks 'Ferdinand’ Movie Trailer

UMPG songwriter Nick Jonas soundtracks the trailer for the upcoming 20th Century FOX film, Ferdinand. Co-written and performed by Jonas, “Home” sets the stage for the story of a giant bull with a big heart.

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