Film Scoring on a Budget

MUSC X 483.1

Learn to compose an effective film score on a limited budget using both MIDI pre-records and live professional musicians.

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Winter
Summer
Classroom
Starting at $1,999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Explore topics including spotting and music placement
  • Understand the methods of synchronizing score to picture
  • Learn the dramatic utilization of melody, harmony, rhythm, and orchestral texture
  • Write three cues using MIDI in live recording sessions with professional musicians

About this course:

Learn to compose an effective film score on a limited budget using both MIDI pre-records and live professional musicians. Topics include spotting: the practical and psychological considerations of music placement; methods of synchronizing score to picture; and the dramatic utilization of melody, harmony, rhythm, and orchestral texture. You write three cues using MIDI that will be enhanced with live recording sessions played by professional musicians. 
Prerequisites

Knowledge of music notation and theory, experience in music composition, MUSC X 449.91 The Art and Craft of MIDI, and MUSC X 483.2 Advanced Orchestration: Applied Techniques for the Studio and Scoring Stage, or consent of instructor.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Thursday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: Off-Campus , UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Charles Fernandez
373855
Fee:
$1,999.00
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Notes

Three recording sessions to be arranged.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Discounts cannot be applied to a portion of fees for this course.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 29, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jun 25, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Jul 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Jul 9, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Off-Site
Thu Jul 16, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Off-Campus
TBA
Lecture
Thu Jul 23, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Jul 30, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Off-Site
Thu Aug 6, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Off-Campus
TBA
Lecture
Thu Aug 13, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Aug 20, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Off-Site
Thu Aug 27, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Off-Campus
TBA
Lecture
Thu Sep 3, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15

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