SCREEN COMPOSER ACADEMY

INTENSIVE ONLINE SUMMER PROGRAM

FOR FILM AND GAME COMPOSERS

 

Hosted By Richard Bellis

July 9 – July 26th, 2021

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

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.

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.

JEFF ATMAJIAN

Orchestrator and Composer

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.

2021 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 

 

July 9 - July 13, 2021

PART TWO:

MIDI MOCKUPS,

RECORDING, MIXING AND HYBRID SCORES

July 14 - July 19, 2021

Tuition Fees

PART THREE:

 SCORING FOR

THE SCREEN, MUSIC BUSINESS

 

July 20 - July 26, 2021

Includes a 15-piecestrings section recording session

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

ONLINE PARTICIPANT

€1200

  • Limited places available

  • 1 remote strings ensemble recording at Sierra Studios

  • Take part in all 2.5 weeks of lectures and events of SCA

  • Music tech week individual tutoring

  • Mentoring 1 to 1 session with guest lecturers

  • Video of orchestral recording

  • Certificate of completion and Pulse College Discount

  • View all 2.5 weeks of lectures (except music business)

  • All classes streamed live

  • All videos available for the duration of the program

 

ONLINE OBSERVER

€450

PARTNERS
Writing Music

Oticons Faculty

Promotional Deal

Recording Studio

Screen Composer Academy Certificates and Pulse College MA in Scoring for Film, TV and Interactive Media discount.

RECORDINGS AT SIERRA STUDIOS

Sierra Studios are synonymous to music recording and mixing in Greece since the late 70’s. Their huge list of credits nationally and internationally, is Sierra’s footprint to the sound of the music industry for the last 30 years.
They provide highly professional facilities to record and mix music productions, from analogue – vintage to full digital environments, among with the best sound engineers in town. Sierra is also leading the way in Greece in providing facilities for multitrack recording on location and live mixing for TV and Radio.

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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

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