Advanced Film Scoring Workshop

MUSC X 498

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.

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Fall
Spring
Hybrid (Remote)
Starting at $1,999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

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.
Prerequisites

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.

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: James Venable
385507
Fee:
$1,999.00
Hybrid (Remote)format icon
Location: Online
Notes

This course will meet weekly via Zoom. Recording Sessions will be In-Person at Recording Studios in Los Angeles. If you are not in Los Angeles, you may still take this class. Your compositions can still be recorded by professional musicians, but you won't have the experience of attending the live recording session. This will not be counted against you provided you meet all deadlines and requirements. 

In-Person recording sessions, schedule, and locations to be arranged. 

Discounts cannot be applied to a portion of fees for this course. Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 11, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Mar 29, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Apr 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue May 31, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jun 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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