Film Score Orchestration

What is Film Score Orchestration? In technical terms, orchestration is the process of assigning, in the form of a musical score, a composition complete in form melodically, harmonically, and rhythmically. The task is to designate melody, harmony, and countermelodies...

Composing Film Music

Composing a Film Score   When writing a film score, composers become musical dramatists; their thoughts are on the story and how it is told. The most distinguished composers possess genuine theatrical talent and imagination. Also, the ability to translate their...

Syncing in Film Score

  Syncing Music to Picture   When writing music for film, one goal is to sync dramatic events happening on screen with musical events in the score. There are many different methods for syncing music to picture. These include using sequencing software to...

Spotting Session in Film

What is Spotting in Film?   Spotting is a creative process that the composer usually enters towards the end of filming, during the editing process. However, on some occasions, the composer is on hand during the entire film shoot. The composer is shown an...