Advanced Film Scoring Workshop
MUSC X 498
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Immerse yourself into the creative and logistical process of scoring a film from finding your own musical aesthetic to the practicalities of collaborating with others in the scoring process.
What you can learn.
- Cover topics such as dealing with temp scores, spotting sessions, and communicating with directors
- Work on incorporating themes and variations as you overcome creative roadblocks
- Find your creative voice, breathe life into your scores, and communicate beyond the notes
- Record your cues in a professional recording studio with live musicians
About this course:
This course will immerse you in the creative and logistical process of scoring a film. Topics include collaborating and communicating with directors, dealing with temp scores, learning how spotting sessions work, incorporating themes and variations, and overcoming creative roadblocks. In addition, you learn how to breathe life into your scores, how to find your voice, and how to communicate beyond the notes on the page when working with live ensembles. Instruction includes the opportunity to record your cues in a professional recording studio with live musicians.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Advanced Film Scoring Workshop.
MUSC X 449.41 Recording, Editing, and Mixing Techniques for Film Composers and MUSC X 483.1 Film Scoring on a Budget or consent of instructor.