Career Dependency on Someone Else

Career Dependency on Someone Else Don’t make your own career depending solely on someone else’s career. Don’t feel like you have your foot firmly on the ladder just because you have a great working relationship with one director/company who’ll definitely hire you for...

Strategically Rejecting Jobs

Strategically Rejecting Jobs As soon as you can financially afford it, start rejecting jobs that don’t fit into your personal profile and that you wouldn’t enjoy at all and just do them for the money or jobs that are underpaid. This will have several effects: creative...

The “Lucky Punch” Project

The “Lucky Punch” Project A career as a media composer is incredibly unlikely to launch like a rocket out of nowhere. And yet there are many composers who (secretly) wait for the call from a blockbuster director offering them a job that is several levels...

The Composer’s Solitude

The Composer’s Solitude Being a composer very often is a very lonely profession. The combination of projects that require long hours, working in a home studio, being a one man show and not really needing to go out to make money can sometimes result in phases...