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FUSION FILM SCORING WORKSHOPS

Workshop Dates: 
October 25 - November 01, 2024

Gain real-world experience composing the original music for a film.
Meet the Director, Producer, Sound Designer, Composer Agent. Participate in extended Networking Events.

Record your music.

The Fusion Film Scoring Workshops are designed for musicians and composers looking to enhance their knowledge and compositional skills in writing for Film and gain experience writing for a live ensemble. The workshops aim to give the composer all the essential tools needed to create an original Film Score with seminars in-person and online by industry professionals covering both the aesthetic and creative aspects of writing for film and technical elements and score preparation.

The faculty will mentor and assist every composer in producing an original score for a live Ensemble (with or without Electronics, optional) individually;

 

Each participant will

 

  • Be mentored by our internationally acclaimed faculty and visiting industry professionals

  • Create an original score for a short film of approximately a 5-minute duration.

  • Receive copyright permission to use in their portfolio & share the film with their music

 

  • Receive a recording of their composition mixed and mastered as well as the pro-tools session with all the recorded material to be used creatively. 

ALL Participants will receive accreditation to participate in the Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2024 where they will have the opportunity to meet film industry professionals and promote their work in the market (Agoraof the festival. Additionally, you will receive access to all the masterclasses of the Festival and to all Agora events.

SCHEDULE

WORKSHOP DATES
25 October - November 01

DAY 1

  • Welcoming and Introduction to the Fusion Film Scoring Workshops

  • The Spotting Session: Creative and Technical Analysis

  • Film Assignment: Presentation and assignment of the short films that the participants will compose

        the music score for during the course. 

  • Meeting the Director: Meeting and discussion with the director of the short films. 

DAY 2

  • From conception to composition: Creating and Structuring a film score

  • Scoring for Film: Notation – Writing with timecode – Synchronisation of music and film

  • Orchestration as a creative tool: Texture, Timbre, and extended performance techniques 

DAY 3

  • Film Sound: Sound Design & Music, Creative mixing

  • Meeting the Composer Agent: Career Development

  • Individual mentoring sessions by the faculty:  Discussion and development of ideas

DAY 4

  • Individual mentoring sessions by the faculty:  Directions for completing the music/score.

  • The Film Value Chain: Creative relations in the Film-Making Process

DAY 5

  • Individual mentoring sessions by the faculty:  Finalising the music/score and trouble shooting 

DAY 6

  • Individual mentoring sessions by the faculty:  Feedback and final music/score refinements

  • Music/Score Delivery

DAYS 7 & 8

  • Recording of the film Scores 

EXTENDED STAY (Optional)
THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

AGORA FESTIVAL DATES
November 01 - November 09

ALL Participants will receive accreditation to participate in the Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2024 where they will have the opportunity to meet film industry professionals and promote their work in the market (Agoraof the festival. Additionally, participants will receive access to the masterclasses of the Festival,  film screenings, and all Agora events. 

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