Film Scoring

MUGN M435
3.00 crs.

This course provides students with an overview of film and TV scoring, focusing on both composition and music supervision. The following topics will be addressed: a film’s “music team” (director, producer, music supervisor, film editor, composer) and the respective roles of each will be discussed; the general functions of music in film and TV; budgeting for music; “temp scores; music licensing (master and sync), spotting a film; general vocabulary of the industry; the “tools” used by composers. Students will work with each other in creative teams to “score” scenes from projects

Course Prerequisite

MUGN M105 Music Industry Musicianship , Any of the prerequisites are accepted
MUTH M150 Theory of Popular Music I , Any of the prerequisites are accepted
MUTH M203 Theory IV , Any of the prerequisites are accepted

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite