IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE?
by Chad Perman
It’s easy to lose track of your life. All of us do it, in one way or another, locked up so tightly in our own heads - our own private little worlds - that we lose sight not only of The Big Picture, but of even our own smaller pictures: our…
by Andrew Root
Film scores and soundtracks can be cynically derided as telling the audience what to feel; a cheap shortcut to poignancy or a false sense of excitement. It’s kind of an unjust argument. The music is meant to enhance and support the emotion of a scene. Simply put, that’s its job….
Steve Schnur is the Worldwide Executive for EA Games. In this clip, Schnur recommends that artists and composers who are interested in getting their music into video games should always be networking, playing live, and creating a buzz about their band. For composers, Schnur recommends that composers get agents to represent them and build their connections.
Danny Elfman on his music. working with Tim Burton, following his intuition… Inspirational!
Some tips from the old and new in film composing with the loveable Randy Newman! RT