New to Vinylmint?

What is Vinylmint?

Vinylmint is curated society of the best musicians, voice actors and translators in the world. Agencies like The Martin Agency and Fortune 500’s like Dupont have found the voiceovers and music custom to their needs in our global community of 4,600 musicians and voice actors from over 20+ different countries…

What is a sound contest?

A sound contest is a competition between composers, voice actors, and translators to create the winning sound for a client’s sound brief. Here on Vinylmint, clients are called contest holders. A contest holder…

How many sounds will I get to choose from?

That depends on how you handle your contest. We provide a rough guide to how many sounds you’re likely to get as part of the launch process – just select a category, click Continue to Pricing, and you’ll see a rough guide to the number of entries you’re likely to see depending on whether you’re offering…

100% Money-back guarantee? Really!?

We offer a 100% money-back guarantee prior to the release of the contest to the community. You will be billed for $99 dollars if you choose to cancel the contest during its launch.
Not happy with the sounds you get? No worries!
We’re more than happy…

How do I contact customer support?

You can contact the support team by email by filling out the contact form. We will get back to you within 36-hours. If there is an urgent matter, please articulate this in your trouble ticket. We are typically working around the clock and after business hours, so feel free to email us anytime…

What is a contest consultation?

A contest consultation is an opportunity for you to speak with one of our account service team members about your brand, your business, and how great sound can help you. Our consultants are experienced in working with the sound creators, and running sound contests, so they can answer any questions…

What is the Vinylmint Library Partner Program?

Vinylmint’s Library Partner Program is a great way for you to sell your unused sounds. Maybe you created hip-hop music for clients in the past, only for them to change the genre of the music to country music at the last minute. You could try your luck waiting for a matching contest on Vinylmint…

How is copyright handled?

Each sound creator owns the copyright to their sounds until they are declared a contest winner by a contest holder, and transfer the rights over of the winning sound to the contest holder. That transfer happens at the end of the contest, in the Design Handover stage. This gives both parties a chance to sign…

What does copyright cover?

This is a question best answered by lawyers and this definitely isn’t an attempt to define copyright law where you live, but in a nutshell, copyright covers implementations, not ideas. For example, if a voice actor uses a common style for a voice recording in a cartoon and it’s an obvious concept for the contest…

Who owns what and when?

On Vinylmint, sound creators agree to upload only original artwork, so each designer owns the rights to their design submissions. This is true until the contest holder chooses one of the sounds as the contest’s winner. Then, and only then, can the sound creators agree to transfer his or her rights to that particular…