Apple Music nabs exclusive rights to Clive Davis documentary

Apple has secured the exclusive rights to Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives, based on Davis' 2013 bestselling autobiography and made in conjunction with The IM Global and Scott Free Productions, reports Billboard.

The documentary premiered on Wednesday at the opening of the Tribeca Film Festival at Radio City Music Hall. It will stream exclusively on Apple Music.

“Apple is a global innovator that has revolutionized the distribution of music,” said Davis in a statement. “It is a touching honor to share the music and unique stories that have shaped my career with millions of Apple Music subscribers around the world. I am overjoyed to work with them to continue this incredible journey!”

Davis is an American record producer, A&R executive and music industry executive. He has won five Grammy Awards and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a non-performer

The film is directed by Chris Perkel, and produced by Michael Bernstein of Scott Free Productions, with Ridley Scott and Mary Lisio executive producing alongside IM Global’s Ford, David Schulhof, and Deborah Zipser.  The deal was negotiated by WME Global with assistance from attorney Craig Emmanuel of Loeb & Loeb.