The Screen Scoring Department offers a Bachelor of Music in film scoring and a Bachelor of Music in game and interactive media scoring, teaching the skills to compose, arrange, and conduct music for a variety of industries such as film, television, and video games. 

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Screen Scoring at Berklee

Watch an overview of the Screen Scoring Department (formerly called Film Scoring) and film scoring major.

Featured News

July 15, 2022

This faculty-curated playlist chronicles iconic video game music from the last four decades.

July 11, 2022

Faculty from Berklee's game and interactive media scoring (GAIMS) program pick their favorite video game music, from Mega Man to God of War.

Press Release
July 1, 2022

An acclaimed TV, film, and video game composer from Istanbul, Turkey, Aydingoz starts her new role on July 1.

Our Mission

The mission of the Screen Scoring Department at Berklee College of Music is to offer an opportunity for students to learn the art, craft, and tools of scoring for a variety of media, with a professionally active and respected faculty that provides a comprehensive and innovative curriculum.

To achieve this mission, the Screen Scoring Department will:

  • teach the rich history and traditions of the field while encouraging diverse new practices and directions.
  • train students to compose using traditional ensembles and the rapidly evolving technology that together make up the language of modern scores.
  • guide students to create using their own artistic voice within a collaborative endeavor.
  • introduce students to the rich, diverse community of scoring professionals, and prepare them to navigate the realities of a scoring career.
  • inspire students to be self-starters and lifelong learners.
  • prepare students to excel in both current and future interactive, immersive art forms that incorporate music.
  • empower students to shape the future of the art, bringing diverse perspectives and as-yet unheard sounds to life.

For further information about the Film Scoring Department, please email filmscoring@berklee.edu or call 617-747-2440.

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