Film Scoring and Commercial Composition Essentials (MACD 1163)

Gain an understanding of what tools are necessary to successfully compose music for film, commercials, and games. With the ubiquity of Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs), advanced sample libraries, and home studios, commercial composition is increasingly accessible to people with a wide range of abilities and experience. In this course, you will learn about how film scoring works, which will help you towards pursuing a career in this field, regardless of your previous musical or technical experience. Students will be assigned short video clips to score and then present to the class.

Required:
For online learning, you should have access to a DAW of your choice.
You will learn through in-class analysis of legendary film music and by completing weekly scoring assignments to short film examples.

Course code: MACD 1163
Credits: 0.0
Tuition: $0*
Length: 15.0 hours
Course outline: view https://www.vcc.ca/cfm-files/course-outline.cfm?subject=MACD&number=1163
Campus: Broadway Broadway

Prerequisites

Basic understanding of music theory is very useful but not essential.
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