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Greetings & Salutations Everyone!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Saul Gefen Apr 23. 1 Reply

Hello,   I have been composing music for over 20 years on my own, currently working as a professional recording engineer, drummer, and experimenting with video (music videos, instructional videos,…Continue

 

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Gav Brown commented on Bongo John's blog post Scoring For Film - The Composer Dynamic
"I checked out all three links. The music does seem to me to fit well into the visuals, particularly in the case of Full Circle, although I couldn't quite understand what the plot was on that one. Your scores also seem to fit in with the modern…"
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Gav Brown commented on Bongo John's blog post Scoring For Film - The Composer Dynamic
"Thanks! I will circle back after I've had a look -"
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Bongo John commented on Bongo John's blog post Scoring For Film - The Composer Dynamic
"Actually here is the full short film for "Full Circle" which is available for viewing! https://vimeo.com/296500040"
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Bongo John commented on Bongo John's blog post Scoring For Film - The Composer Dynamic
"Hey Gav, currently the full films are not available to the public. However, the teasers, which I co-wrote the music on as well are found at the following…"
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Gav Brown commented on Bongo John's blog post Scoring For Film - The Composer Dynamic
"Hi Bongo John, I have done a little of this and know what you mean about how the music has to both tie-into and at the same time not overwhelm the visuals. I'd go so far as to say it is a separate category of composition unto itself (especially…"
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Saul Gefen replied to Bongo John's discussion Greetings & Salutations Everyone!
"Welcome to the Forum Bongo. Best Wishes"
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Greetings & Salutations Everyone!

Hello,   I have been composing music for over 20 years on my own, currently working as a professional recording engineer, drummer, and experimenting with video (music videos, instructional videos, etc).   I recently co-wrote on scores for 2 Indie short films for a company based out of Brooklyn, NY. I'm staying active during this time of crisis with compositional work on my own as well as learning more about the art of composition & scoring for short films/documentaries.    I live with my…See More
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Scoring For Film - The Composer Dynamic

With the modern world being largely visual in associating anything with music, there is something to be said for a composer's skill set to work with visuals, such as with scoring for film, whether it be short film, or a full blown production. Having the skills to create great music is just one facet in the arena of scoring.Being apt, efficient, and to create something on-the-fly for a director is paramount. Also, having an environment of technology that provides quick turnaround on submitted…See More
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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Multimedia
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Neo-Classical
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Sort Of - Music Related
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About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
Composer scoring for documentaries & short film based out of Garner, NC looking to network & LEARN about the film industry. I am also a professional recording engineer.
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Scoring For Film - The Composer Dynamic

Posted on April 23, 2020 at 5:30am 5 Comments

With the modern world being largely visual in associating anything with music, there is something to be said for a composer's skill set to work with visuals, such as with scoring for film, whether it be short film, or a full blown production. Having the skills to create great music is just one facet in the arena of scoring.

Being apt, efficient, and to create something on-the-fly for a director is paramount. Also, having an environment of technology that provides quick turnaround on…

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