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
Remote Instruction
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 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Charles Fernandez
380958
Fee:
$1,999.00
7 days left. Enroll by Jun 23, 2021
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Notes

Students' pieces will be recorded remotely. For more information on the remote recording process, please see this interview with Recording Engineer Damon Tedesco: https://entertainment.uclaextension.edu/remote-recording-damon-tedesco/

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 27, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Wed Jun 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Jun 30, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 7, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 14, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 25, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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