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A national association of professional music composers and producers for film, television and media

Instructional Videos

SCGC DVD Series 1:

And now…The Music Score!

The Hows and Whys of Film and Television Music

Released in 2003, the first in the trilogy of the SCGC’s (formerly GCFC)
educational programming on DVD.

PART 1:  Anatomy of A Music Score
duration: 28:40

….:12 – Getting The Job
.3:46 – The Contract
13:38 – Writing the Theme(s)
15:45 – Composing the Score
19:18 –  Presenting the Score
24:15 – The Recording Session
26:18 – Mixing Soundtrack to Picture
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Topics Covered Include:
– how the composer realizes the soundtrack, from contract to delivery of
the final master recording
– the impact of music; a sample film scene with different score styles
– interviews with media composers Amin Bhatia, John Welsman and Donald Quan

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CONTENT NOTE: These video segments are edited from the original DVD materials.
Given evolutions in the screen media industry, related technologies and Canadian/international
copyright law since 2003,
some concepts and procedures may have changed.

The SCGC assumes no legal liability for the advice given or suggested herein.
You are encouraged to seek professional legal advice for anything you may feel is difficult to
negotiate on your own.

© 2003-2021 Screen Composers Guild of Canada. For Educational Purposes Only.
Not For Commercial Use or Distribution by any means.
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PART 2:  Impact of Music
duration: 4:38

Topic Covered:  sample film scene scored with various music styles to illustrate the
emotional counterpoint of a soundtrack.

….:18 – John Welsman Introduction
..1:00 – Clip Without Music
..1:40 – Clip with Big Band Music
 .2:25 – Clip with Suspense Music
..3:10 – Clip with Country Music
..3:55 – Clip With Military Music

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CONTENT NOTE: These video segments are edited from the original DVD materials.
Given the evolutions in the screen media industry, related technologies and
Canadian/international copyright law since 2003, the SCGC assumes no legal liability for
the advice given or suggested herein.

You are encouraged to seek professional legal advice for anything you
may feel is difficult to negotiate on your own.

© 2003-2021 Screen Composers Guild of Canada. For Educational Purposes Only.
Not For Commercial Use or Distribution by any means.
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