Composer Mark Isham incorporates mathematical equations to create the score for “The Accountant”(READ MORE)
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.”
Due March 11 (11:59 PM) – In Chapter 3 & 4 we explored cinematography and the impact of sound on cinema …
Engage in all materials and listen to at least one of the interviews with a featured film composer on this page. (READ MORE)
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)
Jay’s unique approach of breaking the mold of reviewing a visual medium has brought him international attention. (READ MORE)
Film composers have different approaches to finding their sound, to telling a film story through music. Here are a few to engage with.
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.
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)