I feel the agony of Internet Human. However, perhaps Matt is just a very enthousiastic sound recordist.
@Matt: can you explain the setup for this project of yours? The way you're 'selling it' now doesn't invite me too share any sounds with you.
How will you manage the upload of copyrighted/commercial recordings?
Will you be making money and how do you plan ...
You are allowed to use the sounds free of charge and royalty free in your projects (such as films, videos, games, presentations, animations, stage plays, radio plays, audio books, apps) be it for commercial or non-commercial purposes."
I saw this one on digitalproduction website. There are 100 cinematic tracks for free unlimited usage with proper credit. After download i found all files without the watermark and download was free for all.
I'm not a lawyer, but if you use is just for portfolio purposes I dont think you need to worry about royalties (unless you are using famous clips and representing yourself as having worked on the actual project itself).
I have never uploaded stuff to a royalty free site but I have read a lot of the different contracts. Usually, they require you to formally email them a request to remove your pieces from the site so that they are no longer for sale. You cannot get back the pieces of music you have already sold you can only choose to no longer sell them. It is apart of the ...
First guess, written request to the company. Even if you speak to someone on the phone about it, they're probably going to want a written formal request for their records. It helps protect you legally as well, so I would send it in via certified mail/signature confirmation so that you have some record as to when it was received.