Module 6 -Notes, Reminders, Assignments and Observations

Your dialogue/response post for this week will be due March 8. Included in those lessons is Blind Film Critic Jay Forry, The use of  sound, music and silence, as well as interviews with multiple film  composers (including Oscar winners) at the bottom of the response page, and an exploration of “The Musical.”  

(module 6) Everyone Loves the Musical

Well before film existed, the musical had life. From religious pageants, to operas, to musical prose presented on stage, to travelling folk ballad minstrels – music and story have always been connected.(READ MORE)

Module 6: Making Waves by Director Midge Costin

Midge Costin has worked as a feature film sound editor and special effects editor on legendary blockbusters of the audio landscape (Armageddon, The Rock, Days of Thunder, Crimson Tide to name a few). Her debut documentary Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound is a history of the auditory journey of film.

(Module 6) Sound Advice

The importance of understanding sound design and the use of music is something that directors think about in nearly every stage of the filmmaking process (pre-production, production, and post-production).(READ MORE)