Dramatic Scoring 3

Course Number

This course will provide opportunities for scoring scenes that use the same thematic material for one movie. Students will learn to create appropriate themes, develop variations, create a suite of proposed thematic material for a director, and score several scenes from the same film. Students will use MIDI sequences as well as live players to record their projects. All recorded projects will be conducted by the composers and screened for faculty evaluation. This course will also cover the basic knowledge of the music business as it relates to the film composer. Topics to be discussed will include initial meetings with directors, royalties, contracts, agents, the musicians union, and budgeting for a project.

FILM-305, FILM-340, and FILM-307; FILM-405 must be taken concurrently with FILM-407
Required Of
FILM majors
Electable By
FILM and GAIM majors
Major Elective for
Film and Media Scoring
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Course Chair
Sean McMahon
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