Developing Your Film's Musical Score: A Practical Guide For Director/Composer Collaboration

WeWork, 200 Portland Street, Boston | April 11, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cost: $FREE for FC members / $25 non members

Music is a primary component of storytelling in film. Approached thoughtfully, a film’s musical score can both contribute to its distinctive voice and serve as a central dramatic tool. What considerations can aid the collaboration between director and composer… and lead to a great score that helps deliver the right message?

Join award-winning composer Clifford Anderson for an in-depth session covering the creative process, essential business practices, and real-world tips that can help make your soundtrack shine. Gain real-world knowledge to effectively plan for contracts, budgeting, timelines, spotting sessions, working with temp music, managing revisions, and the final mix session — and ensure a fantastic collaboration.

Clifford Anderson is composer and songwriter who helps media creators tell compelling stories that move, thrill, and inspire. His work has been recognized by ASCAP and the Academy of Scoring Arts. For 12 years, Cliff helped to create and run the world’s premiere online music school, Berklee Online. He is an active member of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, founder of the Boston chapter of the Ravel Study Group, a judge for Emerson College’s student media awards (EVVYs), and is currently working on several films slated for upcoming release.

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