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

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. 
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Film Scoring on a Budget.

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.

Winter 2019 Schedule

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

Future Offering (Opens 05 Nov 2018 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Fletcher Beasley
364843
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.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 13, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
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Lecture
Wed Jan 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Jan 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Jan 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Jan 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Feb 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Feb 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Feb 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Feb 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Mar 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Mar 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Wed Mar 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15

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