Synchro Work Incomes

What is a Synchro Work Income?

A Synchro Work Income (also known as a "Composition Synchronization") is Revenue perceived by an Organization from a third party, such as a movie production or an advertising agency, for the right to use a Work (also known as a "Composition" or "Copyright" in this context) in a TV series, movie, video game, or commercial.

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Where can find the Synchro Work Incomes List?

The Incomes from Works Synchronizations are displayed in the Income List. To display them, to the navigation menu at the left of the Workspace, click on the "Royalty Accounting" icon, browse to the "Transactions" section, and click on the "Incomes" list.


Synchro Work Income Step by Step

Follow the step-by-step process below to add and calculate a Synchro Work:

  1. Adding the Synchro Work Income
  2. Adding a Work to the Synchro Work Income
  3. Processing the Synchro Work Income

◼ 1. Adding the Synchro Work Income

To add a Synchro Work Income, go to the navigation menu at the left of the Workspace, click on the "Royalty Accounting" icon, browse to the "Transactions" section, and click on the "Incomes" list.

At the top right of the list, click the orange "New Income" button and select "New Synchro (Works)".

A pop-up window will open to enter the necessary data for the new Synchro Work Income:

Details Tab

FieldInstructions
Name *Enter the Income's Name (Mandatory)
Publisher Contract — Money In *Select the Income's Publisher Contract Money In (Mandatory)
Sale Date *Enter the Income's Sale Date (Mandatory)
Payment Date *Enter the Income's Payment Date (Mandatory) — The date the Organization received the amount in their bank account
Source Currency *Select the Income's Source Currency (Mandatory)
Net Amount *Select the Income's Net Amount (Mandatory) — The amount that the Organization received in their bank account
Foreign Net AmountSelect the Income's Foreign Net Amount — Only fill in if the Statement is in another currency
Foreign Gross AmountSelect the Income's Foreign Gross Amount — Only fill in if the Statement is in another currency
NotesEnter Notes for the Income

Tags Tab

FieldsInstructions
Custom TagsEnter Custom Tags for the Income

Once filled in, click the orange "Save" button at the bottom right of the pop-up window to save the new Synchro Work Income. The new Income will be opened in a new panel and displayed in the "Incomes" list.

Click the grey "Cancel" button to cancel the action.

◼ 2. Adding a Work to the Synchro Work Income

At this step, a Work on which the Royalties will be calculated must be added to the Income.

To add a Work, go to the Synchro Work Income panel and select a Work from the "Add Works" button at the top right of the list.

Alternatively, it is possible to drag and drop or copy a Work from another list.

Finally, although not typical for synchronization, adding as many Works as needed is possible.

When finished, click the orange "Divide" button at the page's top right to go to the next step.

◼ 3. Processing the Synchro Work Income

To divide a Synchro Work Income (in other words, to calculate Royalties), click the orange "Divide" button at the page's top right.

This will open a pop-up window at the right of the Workspace to verify the Synchro Work Income details.

To launch the calculation, click the orange "Save" button at the bottom right of the pop-up window.

Click the grey "Cancel" button to cancel the action.

During the process, the status of the income "Processing"

The Income status is momentarily on "Processing" during the calculation process. When completed, the Income status is "Processed".

Please follow this link to learn more about Incomes Statuses.


Editing a Synchro Work Income

To edit a Synchro Work Income, go to the navigation menu at the left of the Workspace, click on the "Royalty Accounting" icon, browse to the "Transactions" section, and click on the "Incomes" list.

Find the Synchro Work Income to edit in the list and click on its name. This will open the Synchro Work Income panel.

Click on the "Edit" button at the top right of the list. This will open a pop-up window at the right of the Workspace to edit the Synchro Work Income metadata.

To save, click the orange "Save" button at the bottom right of the pop-up window.

Click the grey "Cancel" button to cancel the action.

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Only Name, Payment Date, and Notes can be edited on Synchro Work Incomes. At this stage, if an error is detected, the Income must be deleted or reprocessed, depending on the use case.


Editing Synchro Work Incomes in bulk

To edit Synchro Work Incomes in bulk, go to the navigation menu at the left of the Workspace, click on the "Royalty Accounting" icon, browse to the "Transactions" section, and click on the "Incomes" list.

Select one or more Synchro Work Incomes in the list, right-click (or, when hovering over the Synchro Works, click on the three dots on the right side), and then click on the "Edit" action in the opened contextual menu.

This will open a pop-up window at the right of the Workspace to mass edit the selected Synchro Works' metadata. Please visit the Mass Edit article to learn more about this feature.

To save, click the orange "Save" button at the bottom right of the pop-up window.

Click the grey "Cancel" button to cancel the action.

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Only Name, Payment Date, and Notes can be edited on Synchro Work Incomes. At this stage, if an error is detected, the Income must be deleted or reprocessed, depending on the use case.


Deleting a Synchro Work Income

To delete a Synchro Work Income, go to the navigation menu at the left of the Workspace, click on the "Royalty Accounting" icon, browse to the "Transactions" section, and click on the "Incomes" list.

Find the Synchro Work Income to delete from the list and click on its name. This will open the Synchro Work Income panel.

Click on the arrow icon behind the "Edit" button at the top right of the list and click on "Delete".

This will open a pop-up browser alert at the top of the Workspace.

To stop the action, click the "Cancel" button.

Click on the "OK" button to confirm the deletion.


Deleting Synchro Work Incomes in bulk

To delete Synchro Work Incomes in bulk, go to the navigation menu at the left of the Workspace, click on the "Royalty Accounting" icon, browse to the "Transactions" section, and click on the "Incomes" list.

Select one or more Synchro Work Incomes in the list, right-click (or, when hovering over the Synchro Works, click on the three dots on the right side), and then click on the "Delete" action in the opened contextual menu.

This will open a pop-up browser alert at the top of the Workspace.

To stop the action, click the "Cancel" button.

Click on the "OK" button to confirm the deletion.