Finding Thematic Material

Finding Thematic Material 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, it is common today to present them in their best shape as directors very...

Remote Music Mixing

Remote Music Mixing Being present on the music mix is obviously the best situation but sometimes due to budget or location issues, it is not possible to be there. Unless you’re mixing the music yourself, you need to have quite a bit of trust in your mixing engineer....

Sending Out More Than One Cue

Sending Out More Than One Cue If you’re working on a film score or a project that involves writing more than one cue, it might generally be a good idea to send out small batches of several cues to get feedback rather than sending out each cue one by one. If you...

Vague Client Feedback

Vague Client Feedback One of the most annoying things when scoring a film is getting inconclusive and vague feedback from your client. If you are not sure why your customer doesn’t like a particular cue even after he/she has given feedback on it, keep asking...