Paying for Job Offers

Paying for Job Offers There are quite a few people and companies who try to make money from the fact that the market for media composers is extremely crowded and everybody is looking for jobs. There are a few platforms online that promise access to “job offers” if you...

Feedback Time Clause

Feedback Time Clause One thing that can sabotage even the most comfortable time buffer on a project is a client who takes forever to give feedback on drafts/demos. Unfortunately, this is not uncommon as directors/producers usually have a lot on their plate during post...

Ghostwriting

Ghostwriting It happens from time to time that you’re asked to ghost write for someone else, which means that you transfer your authorship to someone else and will not be credited for your work. While this practice officially is illegal in most European countries...

Creative Disagreement

Creative Disagreement Working for somebody doesn’t mean that you have to agree with him/her all the time. Don’t be afraid of arguments when discussing about the path a project should go musically. Many directors/producers I met prefer a composer who has a strong own...

Being Available All the Time

Being Available All The Time The feeling of needing to be available for customers all the time and at any hour can be really health damaging. The fear of missing a carreer boosting opportunity or something like this because of taking a day off or being on vacation for...