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 examin the crucial contribution music makes to narrative and emotional expression in film.
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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. 

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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