SCOREcast Episode 31: Total Request (Sorta) LIVE!

Original Air Date: October 1, 2011

This Episode: SCOREcast Episode 31: Total Request (Sorta) LIVE!

Co-hosts:Deane Ogden & Brian Ralston

SCOREcast theme composed by: Jeroen “Kejero” Rogier SCOREcast announcer: Jeff Rechner  iTunes RSS Link

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: In this episode, the boys answer your questions in our very first social media-centric episode of SCOREcast. Nothing is sacred—topics include samples versus live instruments, composer copyright issues, dealing with your first film project, handling directors, where to live when starting a film scoring career, and much, much more. We’ll also give you a sneak peek into what we have planned for SCOREcast’s 5th Anniversary, and how you can get the full scoop coming up on what’s ahead for the website and podcast. Check it out!

Brian to guest speak at the University of Arizona.

UA_ Block A -AZ_ RGB.png

Brian has been invited to speak next week, April 15th at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.  The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television, the Hanson Film Institute an Xerox presents a film scoring seminar/workshop and recording session to be headlined by Brian on April 15th, 2011.  The presentation will take place in the Harvell Bldg, Room 104 at 10:30am - 12:00 noon and is open to all students.  Followed by a pizza lunch.  At 1:30pm - 5:00pm, a live demonstration film scoring recording session will take place in the School of Music recording studio, music room 57 (basement).  NOTE:  Due to limited space in the recording studio, to attend the recording session, you must have signed up for a 30-minute slot during the previous session. The lecture portion of the event will be focused on the process of scoring music for film and television.  Topics will be discussed from both a music viewpoint and a filmmaking viewpoint.  So both film students and music composition or performance students interested in film scoring are encouraged to attend.  Brian will also answer any questions students might have about the process and provide some audio/video examples and demonstrations of the process of scoring a scene. 

For the recording session in the afternoon, the event will not only serve the purpose of recording music for Jarrod Potter's thesis film VOYAGER...but it will also serve as a live demonstration of the recording process of cues with live musicians. 

Many thanks to Dan Brock who has put a lot of time and effort in organizing this event, to the U of Az School of Theater, Film & Television, professor Jeff Haskell and the School of Music and Wiley Ross from the U of Arizona recording studio.