Guide to Composing for Film and TV
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
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.
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