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Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vn Jun 1. 25 Replies

I am a student, 21, studying a BA in Film Composition at Leeds College of Music. I am a trained and skilled musician, with a passion for composing music for films. Please Check me out on my…Continue

 

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Vn replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Most of my stuff is on my sound cloud - https://soundcloud.com/user-253442814"
Jun 1
Matthew Jenner replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Thank you for the positive feedback. I have always had an interest in game music from a young age. The typical Nintendo games, such as 'Legend of Zelda', is what triggered this interest of mine. Recently I have found a new interest in…"
May 31
Vn replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Hi Mathew, I heard all of your tracks. Nice ambiance and textures, well done! I have been developing games for 25+ years (as a programmer, also done music for a few games) and have also just completed the sound track for my first animated feature…"
May 31
Matthew Jenner replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Hello Mike Thank you for your feedback. I believe that I have developed a particular style, in terms of arrangement and orchestration, that stands out as my own. The ambient music is more cliche, but after developing an interest in Brian Eno, I…"
May 30
Mike Hewer replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Hi Matt, I had a listen to some of your tracks and here are some thoughts. I liked a lot of the music and would imagine the gaming world would be a good market to head for as well as the film industry. I particularly liked 'Fear not this…"
May 30
Greg Brus replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Actually, it's mostly about whatever lands you the gig. After that, you can do whatever you like / your director likes / whatever fits, but you need the gig first."
May 29
Matthew Jenner replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Aim higher!? say that to Alexandre Desplat... obviously his orchestral technique is failing!! I mean it didn't win him a few oscars. Maybe your trying too hard be too unique. Film music isn't about showing off your music, its about…"
May 29
Bob Morabito replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Hi Matthew--I very much enjoyed listening to your music. It was all very well done and thanks so much for sharing! I'm merely trying to reach out to amateur film makers, and at the same time I'm developing my own style. ----- whilst…"
May 29
Matthew Jenner replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"I know that, I'm merely trying to reach out to amateur film makers, and at the same time I'm developing my own style. I hope to one day write a memorable piece of music. I am still a beginner at all this, only been creating mock ups…"
May 29
Matthew Jenner replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
May 29
Bob Porter replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"So Matthew, It's one thing to write that might work with a visual, and quite another  to write " music that would suite particular scenario's that would occur a Film/TV" (?)  It seems that current practice is to…"
May 28
Matthew Jenner replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"I'm more concentrated in creating an atmosphere rather than create a melodic piece. I'm trying to write music that would suite particular scenario's that would occur a Film/TV. I am aiming to leave space for narration, I feel as…"
May 28
Matthew Jenner replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Hello Ray I play the piano, guitar and I'm a grade 8 singer. I don't perform many gigs but I'm often involved in choirs. Matthew"
May 28
Matthew Jenner replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"That would be great! Perhaps a little comment on the tracks on Soundcloud maybe..? haha, would make my soundcloud look more professional Don't worry If you don't want to Cheers for the positive response"
May 28
Greg Brus replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Of course, Skyrim soundtrack *is* great. I only skimmed through the tracks, I will try to listen in more detail when I have the time."
May 28
Matthew Jenner replied to Matthew Jenner's discussion Young Film Composer Looking For Feedback
"Well to be compared to him is a complement, so thanks! So does this mean you enjoyed listening to the music I had written? "
May 28

Profile Information

What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Television, Orchestra, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Film Music
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
Oxford
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.
I am a student, 21, studying a BA in Film Composition at Leeds College of Music. I am a trained and skilled musician, with a passion for composing music for films. I generally score music for orchestras, with my style being influenced by Alexandre Desplat.
Website:
https://soundcloud.com/matt-jenner2

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At 7:28am on May 28, 2018, Gav Brown said…

Welcome Matthew! I also love the music to Grand Budapest Hotel!

 
 
 

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