Bringing the Power of Music to Film: A Film Scoring Seminar

MUSC X 482.3

This seminar is for film composers, filmmakers, and others interested in the subtle art of film scoring. During the seminar we will examine the crucial contribution music makes to narrative and emotional expression in film.

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Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $699.00
As few as 9 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Cover such topics as great film themes and how melodies work in films
  • Discover the fashion and concept of what's "in" in the music landscape today
  • Analyze how the power of film music works in disparate genres
  • Understand songs and singing in movies as well as the power of the singer/songwriter
  • Learn from guest composers

About this course:

This seminar is for film composers, filmmakers, and others interested in the subtle art of film scoring. It examines the crucial contribution music makes to narrative and emotional expression in film. Lectures and discussions, enhanced with film clips and recordings, cover such topics as great film themes and how melodies work in films; musical style, fashion, and concept: what's in and what's out; love and sex in film music: what's hot and what's not; horror, suspense, and how to scare people with music; comedy, emotion, and what makes us laugh and cry; songs and singing in movies: what the singer/songwriter can do; and a guest composers' roundtable. 

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Thursday 6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Charles Bernstein
377994
Fee:
$699.00
34 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2021
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Notes

One additional class (virtual field trip) to be arranged. Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
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Thu Jan 7, 2021
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 14, 2021
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 21, 2021
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 28, 2021
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 4, 2021
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 11, 2021
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 18, 2021
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 25, 2021
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 4, 2021
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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