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How Music Supervisors Set the Mood
by Jessica NinModerator:Randy Thornton, CEO & President of Warner/Chappell Production Music Speakers: * John Houlihan: Music Supervisor, “Training Day,” “Austin Powers,” “Vegas”; VP, Guild of Music Supervisors * Jeff Lusk Music Supervisor and Sound Designer, Warner/Chappell Production Music * Alexandra Patsavas Chop Shop, Music Supervisor, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Mad Men,” “The Carrie Diaries” * Edwina Travis-Chin Music Director, APM Music Session Description:So many successful films and television shows feature memorable music that strikes the perfect balance between what is seen on the screen and what is felt by the viewer. From haunting ballads to hard-driving rock and roll, much of this is accomplished through a mix of both production music and original scores. Leading music supervisors know how to work with both. In this panel of industry executives and working music supervisors, learn how the pros determine the best approach to achieving the desired mood for a film. Produced in partnership with the Production Music Association (PMA) and the Guild of Music Supervisors.
Published on Thursday, April 18, 2013 5:55 PM
The Importance of Sound
You might think video production is all about, well, video, but sound connects an audience to what they are seeing. It adds emotion, supports the visuals, and every edit cut and it defines the overall mood and tone of your narrative.
Published on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:24 AM
Lighting a Set: 3 Tips to Use to Your Advantage
When shooting video, the lighting you choose sets the stage for the actual content - though most viewers may not be consciously aware of the lighting choices you’ve made, they react to light on a subconscious level. Lighting can be used to give the viewers subtle cues about where the scene is taking place, or to create an emotional response to what’s happening. In commercial shoots, lighting choices also ensure that the product and/or models are presented at their absolute best.
Published on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 9:18 AM
Before you say “It’s Just a Little Powder”
"Just a little powder" or "simple and fun." Those phrases for many pro make-up and hair artists can cause the blood pressure to rise and shoulders end up somewhere around the ears. Why? Because those words are many times uttered by someone who might not understand the full scope of the job.
Published on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:00 AM
Pip’s Island: A Closer Look at Creating “Moving Illustrations”
Pip’s Island is an immersive theater experience for families that combines animation, live actors, live-size puppetry and interactive sets. During this 60-minute interactive adventure, the lines between physical and digital blur and kids must rely on their own creativity, imagination and ingenuity to make their way through the story.
Published on Monday, January 16, 2017 2:25 PM
6 Tips on Creating Motion Graphics & Outshining the Competition
Motion Graphics… not a very popular term amongst average people, but to a film and video nerd like myself, it's very common. Just about every video project you see nowadays incorporates them. The art form itself seems to never die and is constantly evolving into new trends. What's even more uncommon is an average person discussing the origins of motion graphics… a subject that is still debated to this day. Don't worry, this whole blog is not about that… we'll provide some tips later on for you MG enthusiasts to bite onto.
Published on Thursday, August 6, 2015 11:47 AM
3 Things to Think About When Choosing Music for Video
At the risk of upsetting the visual creatives out there, I’m just going to go ahead and call BS on the idea that when it comes to video, music is only kind of important. Like those guests who are kind of important enough to be invited to your wedding, but then find themselves sitting at the kids’ table.
Published on Friday, June 10, 2016 10:58 AM
4 Tips to Increase Your Crew's Creativity and Productivity
Creative jobs are just about the most fun careers in the world—but they can also be the most challenging. As anyone who works in film can attest to, it can be tough to force creativity when you’re just not feeling it. There are lots of great exercises to boost creativity out there, but it’s not always enough to use short-term tactics. If your team has been trouble getting inspired, then it may be time to think about ways you can boost overall creativity on an ongoing basis.
Published on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:00 AM
5 Ways to Use Music to Tell A Story
In film, soundtrack is just as important as visuals for telling the story - it helps to fully convey the intended emotion of a scene, establish continuity and add momentum.
Published on Friday, July 22, 2016 1:00 PM
Audio Network Introduces World Documentary Series: Recorded Cinematic Scores from Around the Globe
Audio Network has recently introduced their World Documentary Series, a collection of beautifully recorded cinematic scores that evoke scenes from around the globe. Ali Johnson, Audio Network Global Head of Music, gives us an exclusive look into the idea behind the series.
Published on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 6:24 PM
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