Chris Boardman replied to Chris Boardman's discussion everything you ever wanted to know about music in film...
"Thanks for the thought. You know....that's what I thought the job was? Writing for the specific instruments. Nice to hear from you. Check out my blog: www.chrisboardman.wordpress.com
Cheers

CB



Lisa Smolen said:-My very first orchestration…"
Oct 4, 2010
Chris Boardman commented on Chris Boardman's video
"jeremy lubbock wrote the string arrangement-I conducted the session. I've worked with Josh a few times. Always a wonderful experience."
Aug 2, 2010
Chris Boardman replied to Chris Boardman's discussion everything you ever wanted to know about music in film...
"only have a minute so i will make this brief:
- I only listen to other music when I'm asked to do something I've never done before. That being said temp scores are actually a great way to enhance the communication between filmmaker and composer

-My…"
Jul 29, 2010
Thomas Van Beeck replied to Chris Boardman's discussion everything you ever wanted to know about music in film...
"Wow, thanks alot for your answer, really interesting!

I've got some more:
- Do you listen to other music while composing for inspiration?

- Which orchestral instruments can you play and what would you suggest to a composer?
I probably am going to…"
Jul 29, 2010
Chris Boardman replied to Chris Boardman's discussion everything you ever wanted to know about music in film...
"Great questions!
1- My training began prior to the advent of personal computers. no joke. All I had was a piano and a growing library of sounds stored in my mind. It was a LOT of hard work over many years (read "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell). Just…"
Jul 28, 2010
Thomas Van Beeck replied to Chris Boardman's discussion everything you ever wanted to know about music in film...
"How did/do you write scores that contain a big load of instruments while using no software or anything of modern techniques to rehearse?
I can imagine using a piano and write stuff for different instuments by imagining how it would sound on a…"
Jul 28, 2010
Chris Boardman replied to Chris Boardman's discussion everything you ever wanted to know about music in film...
"Every project is different. Choice of music in film is the director's call. He/she is the final judge...or, in the case of a film in trouble, whoever is writing the check.
Budgetary issues are the prime concern in the case of most films. With that…"
Jul 28, 2010
Chris Boardman replied to Chris Boardman's discussion everything you ever wanted to know about music in film...
"good question James. At what stage i get involved in a project is solely dependent upon my relationship with the director. If i'm working with someone I've worked with before then I am usually involved prior to principal photography. If I am working…"
Jul 28, 2010
Chris Boardman replied to Chris Boardman's discussion everything you ever wanted to know about music in film...
"James Semple said:Hi Chris, firstly I just want to say welcome to Composers' Forum and thank you for such a generous offer.
How early do you normally get involved in a movie and are you often writing themes before you actually see any footage?"
Jul 28, 2010
James Semple replied to Chris Boardman's discussion everything you ever wanted to know about music in film...
"Hi Chris, firstly I just want to say welcome to Composers' Forum and thank you for such a generous offer.

How early do you normally get involved in a movie and are you often writing themes before you actually see any footage?"
Jul 28, 2010
Chris Boardman left a comment for Adrian Allan
"adrian, thanks for stopping by. regarding credits: just been fortunate to keep working through the years."
Jul 6, 2010
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  • A big big Big BIG  thanks for all that wonderful music!!!!
  • Hi Chris - seems like you have a pretty impressive cv. Drop by on my page and leave a comment if you get a chance.
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