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NEW Libertaria Chronicles Expanded Edition at AMAZON

NEW Libertaria Chronicles Expanded Edition at AMAZON
NEW Libertaria Chronicles Expanded Edition at AMAZON

James Horner's TED Talk on composing film scores

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James Horner's TED Talk on  composing film scores
At TED2005, James Horner gave a talk on composing film scores — an unusual art form where one artist works in service of another’s vision. Horner died on June 22, 2015, and while TED has never been able to share his full 15-minute talk because it contains film clips that require rights clearance, we wanted to share this portion of it.

Film Composer Danny Elfman talks about Dark Shadows in this intensive Q&A

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Film Composer Danny Elfman talks about Dark Shadows in this intensive Q&A
Composer Danny Elfman talks about Dark Shadows in this intensive Q&A moderated by Jeff Bond. Hosted at Warner Brothers Studios, Elfman goes into great detail about his relationship with Tim Burton and much more. He also answers questions from fans. Please excuse the shaky camera work and choppy editing. I did not come prepared to film this, but due to my great location decided to capture it so other's could experience. Enjoy! This is not the full interview as some parts were omitted due to lack of focus and time.

Game of Thrones Film Composer: Grammy and Emmy Award-nominated Ramin Djawadi

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Grammy and Emmy Award-nominated Ramin Djawadi is the man behind the music in TV series like "Game of Thrones," "Westworld" and "Person of Interest," along with blockbuster films like "Iron Man" and many more. Now, he's embarking on a nationwide tour that's taking him out of the studio and onto the concert stage. Ben Tracy reports.

Film Music/Audio Editing Workshop Part 2 and Screenwriting Talk Buffalo NY

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Film Music/Audio Editing Workshop Part 2 and Screenwriting Talk READ MORE HERE: https://www.meetup.com/Buffalo-Movie-Video-Makers-BM-VM/events/244282776/?_cookie-check=3IaK_k-guMqGhNwl Local filmmaker and composer, Sabrina Pena Young (LIBERTARIA: THE VIRTUAL OPERA), continues her workshop on Film Music and Audio Editing which she started at our September meeting.  We also have the results of our Shorty Contest. Find out the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place vote getters and watch the 1st place winning entry again. In the second half, Thomas Doran will offer some guidelines on how to improve your screenplay writing. This is in anticipation of our first Screenwriting Challenge! More details to follow! BM-VM meets every third Monday night of the month (from Sept. to June) at the Screening Room at the Boulevard Mall in Amherst, NY.  BM-VM was formed EIGHT DECADES ago in 1934 in Buffalo and the first meetings at the Statler Hilton. It is one of the oldest film societies of its type in North America …

Advanced Audio for Filmmakers Logic Tutorial

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Advanced Audio for Filmmakers Logic Tutorial
Learn about pitch shift and equalization in this advanced audio techniques for films by award-winning composer Sabrina Pena Young. Part of a presentation and FREE Film Workshop Oct. 16 @7pm at the Screening Room in Amherst New York. Hosted by the Buffalo Movie and Video

BMI/Sundance Composer/Director Panel on Youtube

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The BMI-Sponsored Panel on Film Music featuring Directors and Composers involved with films being shown as part of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival

Film Composer panel - Wondercon YouTube

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Behind The Music: Composing for Fan-Favorite projects Featuring the musically creative minds behind this year's top sci-fi/fantasy/action/animated television series and highly anticipated films. A group of talented composers describe how they elevate scoring to new heights, provide sneak peaks to their projects, and participate in WonderCon's exclusive debut of a LIVE composing demo. Prolific composers include Nathan Barr (True Blood), Jim Dooley (Wilfred), Robert Duncan (Castle), Mark Isham (Once Upon A Time), Danny Jacob (Phineas and Ferb), David Ari Leon (The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes) and Blake Neely (The Mentalist). Moderated by actress Ellen Greene (Pushing Daisies). A Q&A session and exclusive giveaways will follow the discussion! Hosted by CW3PR, Costa Communications and ASCAP. WONDERCON http://www.comic-con.org/wc/

'La La Land' Composer Justin Hurwitz on Finding the Movie's Theme YouTube video

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"La La Land" composer Justin Hurwitz was at Gold Derby's "Meet the Experts" panel to discuss working on the score for the movie musical.

Life as a Video Game - Composer Panel YouTube video

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I hosted a short informal panel on being a freelance game composer at MAGFest 9 this year. I was joined by Super Meat Boy composer Danny Baranowsky and Eterenal Daughter composer David Saulesco as we talked about resources composers need to network and be successful in this field. Learn more about me and follow my blog at http://www.jwmusic.org - I've got lots of tech articles and various things there! I am on the Audio Jury for the Indie Games Festival 2011 and have composed for over a dozen games including The Spirit Engine 2 and GunGirl 2.