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.

Summer 2019 Schedule

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

Future Offering (Opens 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Sunday, Thursday
Instructor: Charles Fernandez
367926
Fee:
$1,999.00
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Notes

No meeting July 4.

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 July 10, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
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Location
Lecture
Thu Jun 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Jul 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Sun Jul 7, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Jul 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Jul 18, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Jul 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Aug 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Aug 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Aug 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Aug 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Thu Aug 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
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Lecture
Thu Sep 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15

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