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
Hybrid (Remote)
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.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Fletcher Beasley
384425
Fee:
$1,999.00
Hybrid (Remote)format icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

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

This class will be offered Remotely, via Zoom. There will however, be live recording sessions happening in-person in Los Angeles. Attendance at these sessions is optional. Those who are able to attend in-person are encouraged to do so, but those who are unable to attend will still have their pieces recorded professionally during these sessions. Here is the full class schedule along with recording dates. Please be aware, recording studios, dates, and schedules may change:

Thurs, Jan 6 – Remote
Thurs, Jan 13 – Remote
Thurs, Jan 20 – EastWest Studios, Hollywood (Optional In-Person)
Thurs, Jan 27 – Remote
Thurs, Feb 3 – Remote
Thurs, Feb 10 – Remote
Thurs, Feb 17 – EastWest Studios, Hollywood (Optional In-Person)
Thurs, Feb 24 - Remote
Thurs, March 3 – Remote
Thurs, March 10 – EastWest Studios, Hollywood (Optional In-Person)
Thurs, March 17 - Remote

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jan 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jan 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jan 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Feb 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Feb 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Feb 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Feb 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Mar 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Mar 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Mar 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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