Developing Your Film's Musical Score: A Practical Guide For Director/Composer Collaboration

Wednesday, April 11
6pm - 8pm
200 Portland Street, Boston

Music is a primary component of storytelling in film. Approached thoughtfully, a film's musical score can both contribute to its distinctive voice and serve as a central dramatic tool. What considerations can aid the collaboration between director and composer... and lead to a great score that helps deliver the right message?

Join award-winning composer Clifford Anderson for an in-depth session covering the creative process, essential business practices, and real-world tips that can help make your soundtrack shine. Gain real-world knowledge to effectively plan for contracts, budgeting, timelines, spotting sessions, working with temp music, managing revisions, and the final mix session - and ensure a fantastic collaboration.

FREE for FC Members
$25 non-members


JOIN US THIS WEEKEND IN PROVINCETOWN  for the Women's Media Summit &
Film Financing Forum
*We just received a special code "5050BY2020" for full Summit attendance-  an almost 40% reduction from the original price-  so only $200 (with included meals) for the three-day event. 


Project Launch Career Night 2018
April 4th, 6:00pm - 8:30pm 

Project Launch is a program for current RAW teens that begins in the spring of their junior year. RAW artists are paired with adult mentors who support them one-on-one as they navigate career options, college, and financial aid application process. Last year, RAW served 63 juniors and seniors and developed 41 workshops for teens, their families, and mentors. Services also extend to RAW's recent graduates and offers collaboration with local college and career access organizations.


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