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SCREEN COMPOSER ACADEMY

SUMMER PROGRAM
FOR FILM AND GAME COMPOSERS
 
Hosted By Richard Bellis
Glyfada, Greece

July 3rd – July 25th, 2022

The Screen Composer Academy presents an innovative and contemporary approach to educating and equipping composers for scoring the visual medium. Our intensive programs are presented in-person and online by professional composers in the industry and feature comprehensive lectures, individual tutorial sessions, musician workshops, master classes and recording sessions. With a dedicated staff of lecturers and tutors ready to pass on their expertise, Screen Composer Academy is the perfect place to take your step towards a career in one of the most exciting and innovative industries.

LECTURERS

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GARRY SCHYMAN

Composer

Composer Garry Schyman, one of the world’s most celebrated composers of video game music, is well known for his haunting orchestral scores for the globally acclaimed video games BioShock, BioShock 2, BioShock Infinite  and Middle-Earth: Shadow of War. His music has recieved multiple awards, including top honors for Best Original Score from the British Academy of Film & Television (BAFTA) and the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.

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MIRIAM CUTLER

Composer

Emmy nominated Composer, Miriam Cutler is passionate about scoring documentaries, among them Emmy winning, Sundance, and Oscar nominated films: RBG, Dark Money, Love Gilda, and  Lost In La Mancha to name just a few. She has served often as Lab Advisor for the Sundance Institute Documentary Composers Lab, on documentary juries including Sundance, Independent Spirit Awards, IDA Awards. She has also been a guest instructor at California Institute for the Arts, USC, Loyola Marymount, Columbia CollegeChicago, UCLA, International Documentary Association, and more.

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JEFF ATMAJIAN

Orchestrator and Composer

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GEORGE CHRISTOPOULOS

Oticons Ltd. Film Music Talent Agent

OTICONS founder, CEO and talent agent, George Christopoulos, is a well regarded industry expert. George acts as a composer agent and provides business and career guidance including directions on pitching, negotiations, contracts and publishing.

2022 SUMMER PROGRAM SYLLABUS

Jeff Atmajian is a highly sought after arranger and orchestrator for films. He has worked with many successful composers such as James Newton Howard, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Marc Shaiman, Rachel Portman and Gabriel Yared. Notable projects include Joker, Judy, The Mandaloriann, Mother!, The Hunger Games and many more.

PART ONE:

INSTRUMENTATION, ORCHESTRATION, MUSIC PREPARATION 

 

PART TWO:
MIDI MOCKUPS,
GAME MUSIC, MIXING AND HYBRID SCORES

Includes a 18 piece string section recording session

Tuition Fees

PART THREE:
 SCORING FOR
THE SCREEN
 
 

Includes a 34-piece orchestra and 20 piece choir recording session

For more in-depth course descriptions, feel free to reach out.

PROGRAM FEES
TBC

Limited places available

Two recording sessions:

  • 18 string ensemble recording at Antart studios

  • 34 piece orchestra and 20 piece choir recording at

       Megaron Athens Concert Hall

Take part in all 3.5 weeks of lectures and events of SCA

Music tech week individual tutoring

Mentoring 1 to 1 session with faculty and guest lecturers

Video of orchestral recording

Certificate of completion and Pulse College Discount

Welcome reception and Farewell Dinner

Day trip to Athens and the Acropolis

PARTNERS
Writing Music
Recording Studio
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Screen Composer Academy Certificates and Pulse College MA in Scoring for Film, TV and Interactive Media discount.

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Credits:

Stock footage provided by CU Illumated Greek Ruins, downloaded from www.videvo.net

Stock footage provided by Rear View Close Up Of Members Of String Quartet During Performance, downloaded from www.videvo.net

Stock footage provided by Small Boats in Small Bay, downloaded from www.videvo.net