Atonality in Film Scoring

Atonality in Film Scoring Atonality can be a great colour when writing music for films and can create a unsettling, almost painful feeling. However, as it is already extremely demanding to “understand” the structure of this music when you hear it even without a movie,...

Presenting Ideas to a Client

Presenting Ideas to a Client Finding the right thematic material and having both parties (you and your customer/director) agree on it can take quite some time. When you present possible themes/ideas, it is common today to present them in their best shape as directors...

Watching Rough Cuts

Watching Rough Cuts When you see a film you’re going to be working on for the first time, there might be a big chance that it is far away from picture lock and you might easily be lead on the wrong track regarding its dynamics. Usually you get a quite rough cut which...

Music mix as part of the concept

Music Mix as Part of the Concept Not only your musical concept and style is part of making a score homogenous but also the mix. If you record a live ensemble for your score, you will most likely have a quite homogenous mix throughout the score as the room/mics etc....