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20 November 2017

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Samples I Use, Part I: Cinematic Studio Strings

I am often asked what sample libraries I use, so over a few posts I’ll talk about my favorites that […]

06 November 2017

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Scoring the Screen by Andy Hill

I recently finished reading Andy Hill’s book “Scoring the Screen”. It’s an outstanding exploration of contemporary film scoring techniques and […]

05 September 2017

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Report vs. Story

Photo by Pascal Recently I mentioned the book Writing Tools by Roy Peter Clark. One of the most useful tips […]

15 May 2017

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A Few Thoughts on Temp Music

Photo by BissForBabbPhoto. Temp music is short for “temporary music”. It’s music that the editor uses as a placeholder before […]

02 February 2017

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Establishing a Theme in a Feature Film

There is an excellent video on the Sideways YouTube channel called “How Pixar Uses Music to Make You Cry”. In […]

22 March 2016

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How to Plan The Scoring Process

Photography by: Jeshu John A student composer recently asked me for advice on workflow. Here is the response I gave […]

05 August 2015

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The Three Fundamental Principles of Film Scoring

Photo by Jeremy Brooks Writing original music for film can be a complex and nuanced endeavor, with hundreds of different […]

04 June 2015

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Film Scoring 101: Version Numbers

A simple tip I picked up back at Remote Control was the importance of labelling your files with good version […]

14 May 2015

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“Getting the Score – Pacing in American Beauty”

Master composer and teacher Alain Mayrand has written a great post about his study of Thomas Newman’s score to American […]

08 April 2013

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Why John Williams Prefers Not To Read Scripts

There’s a great interview with John Williams from all the way back in 1978. He was already insanely successful, having […]

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