Guide to Composing for Film and TV

When and Where

Dates
22 Jul 2019 - 22 Jul 2019 (3 hours, 1 day)
Days and times
Monday 18:00 - 21:00
Location
Morley College London

Cost

Full fee
£26
Concession fee
£21
Senior fee
Senior Fee discount not applicable

Quick Facts

Availability
Yes
Tutor
Richard Edwards
Course code
SMU132A

What you will learn

An introduction to film scoring. Learn and apply the basic concepts of composing music for films and television, such as cues, mock-ups and spotting sessions, with the music of composers including John Williams, Thomas Newman and Jerry Goldsmith.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Develop own musical ideas for film
  • Edit music using Logic Pro software to a basic level
  • Have basic knowledge of available software/freeware for music and media
  • Layer more than one track or add sound effects.

Class format and activities

Practical workshops
Class discussion of listening assignments.
Taking notes during lectures and audiovisual presentations
Group and individual projects

Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.

Entry requirements

A strong interest in music.
Some experience of using Apple computers would be an advantage, but support during class will be given. Songwriting and/or composition experience desired but not required. Basic computer skills, file management, etc.

What you will need for your class

A USB Memory stick to save your work.
Pen and paper to take notes

What you can do next

Composing For Film and TV 1