• News: Composing for the Screen 2020: Online Film Scoring Mentorship Program - Apply Now!

    13 days ago - By BMI

    Six emerging film composers will be selected to participate in BMI's “Composing for the Screen” mentorship program, a prestigious high-level workshop, where music for media will be examined from many perspectives: compositional, psychological, dramatic, stylistic - and more.
    Hosted digitally by renowned BMI composer Rick Baitz, the 2020 workshop, now in its 13th season, will explore a wide range of excerpts - studying, composing, recording, and sharing work in a supportive environment. Students will complete the program with greater confidence in their own voices as composers for the...
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  • News: BMI Composers Virtually Mentor Film Students at UNC School of the Arts

    13 days ago - By BMI

    Last Friday, BMI film composer Craig Richey and BMI's Doreen Ringer-Ross hosted a Zoom panel with recent graduates of the MFA in Film Music Composition from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Joined by program Chair Christopher Heckman, and BMI composers Rolfe Kent, Ronit Kirchman, and George S. Clinton, the discussion centered around composing music for film, career development for young composers, and a discussion as to how the pandemic, at least in the short term, might be inspiring new strategies and challenges in collaboration.
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