Dealing With Criticism

Dealing With Criticism Criticism is something that is hard to digest for any artist but it is also something every artist has to live with. It is impossible to please everybody and sooner or later every composer will meet someone who dislikes his or her work. However,...

Film Premiere Nights

Film Premiere Nights Premiere nights are not everybody’s cup of tea. It’s usually a loud, crowded night with lots of meaningless small talk. However, as a composer you should try to be present on such occasions. Even though, the film composer is one of the key members...

Staying Up To Date

Staying Up To Date Watch as many movies as you can. If you want to seriously work in the film music field, you need to know what is going on in the “business”, you need to get an understanding of how music is used in movies and also what current developments take...

Several Composers on One Project

Several Composers on One Project In the current media world with increasingly tighter deadlines, it has become quite common to have more than one composer on one project, not only for different sub departments (e.g. one composer for score and one for songs) but even...

How to Read Movie Scripts

How to Read Movie Scripts  Sometimes, you need to start working or conceptualizing a score already with nothing more than a script. Be aware that this is not like reading a book and without experience you’ll probably quickly get a wrong impression of what it’s...