film score

  1. Vsevolod

    Sonnox Inflator for Orchestra

    Hello! Does anyone else use Sonnox Inflator to saturate your orchestral soundtracks? This plugin was a revelation for me, although some say that it is already old. I add it to Master Bus. I love the effect knob at a position of 30 to 50%. Could you set this to 100%? I feel the maximum...
  2. Sarah De Carlo

    Dark Obsession (Horror Trailer Music)

    Hi everyone. I present to you my latest production for the genre Horror / Thriller. I hope you enjoy it. Good listening, Sarah.
  3. Vsevolod

    Film score mastering for iTunes, Spotify, etc

    Hi, folks! It is difficult to find information on this topic. I finished work on my short film. I wrote a soundtrack and sent it with stems for mixing in 5.1. I did a basic eq adjustment, for some percussion I used a bit of compression, reverb, emulation tape. My master bus is empty. What...
  4. Sarah De Carlo

    Here's how I would write the final music of 'Game of Thrones'.

    Excited for my first production with 'Spitfire Hans Zimmer Strings', I decided to produce what for me could be the final music of the 'Game of Thrones' saga. Used libraries: - Spitfire Hans Zimmer Strings - Spitfire British Drama Toolkit - Spitfire Solo Strings - Forzo (Brass) - EastWest...
  5. jrrshop

    50% off all EastWest

    50% off all EastWest, including Spaces II which was excluded from previous sales: EastWest Fab Four $199.50 EastWest Ghostwriter $199.50 EastWest Goliath $199.50 EastWest Gypsy $199.50...
  6. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron | In The Studio with Composer David Norland

    We recently visited the home studio of film composer David Norland. He scored the Sacha Gervasi documentary Anvil: The story of Anvil as well as his most recent film HBO's My Dinner with Herve. Watch how he approached scoring some of the key emotional scenes of the film here! Understanding...
  7. paularthur

    What is the best place to find Film Scores?

    Curious where people source sheet music to study and or interpret? What is the best place to find real Film Score sheet music?
  8. jbstanley

    Introduction - Composer

    Just wanted to say "hello" to this great forum. Have enjoyed reading some posts. I'm a composer and music producer who has had the wonderful privilege of working with some outstanding talent across a variety of genres. I started out as a drummer (hold the jokes! :) ) and have grown into...
  9. A

    The Predator Score: Un-masked

    An in-depth breakdown of Alan Silvestri's Predator score. Features notated examples, a real Synclavier demonstration and a familiar Austrian. Hope it's useful to my fellow Predator / Silvestri fans!
  10. ashtongleckman

    Exploring Howard Shore’s The Fellowship of the Ring (Video)

    Hey guys, if your a fan of Howard Shore’s scores for the lord of the rings films, you might be interested in my newest video in my LOTR score analysis series. There will also be two more to follow looking at the TTT and ROTK. Hope you enjoy :) Ashton
  11. amadeus1

    Shawshank Redemption - Thomas Newman - "Stoic Cue" mockup and analysis

    Here's a mockup and analysis of Thomas Newman's cue "Stoic" for Shawshank Redemption.
  12. ashtongleckman

    Chronicles of Narnia - Score Analysis

    Hey all! I wanted to share my new analysis of Harry Gregson-Williams' Narnia soundtrack. I've attached the Cubase session, MIDI file, stems, and final WAV down in the description for a free download if you guys are interested in following along. Hope you enjoy!
  13. MoeWalsaad

    Tips on handling several Cues on Cubase?

    Hi all, How do you handle working on several score cues of the same project on Cubase? I usually have them all on one project, I set a marker for each cue to go back and forth, but I have a problem that when I want to change the tempo of one cue, it ruins the syncing of the rest of the cues that...
  14. D

    Writing for a feature

    Hi peeps, I've only recently gotten back into composing and for some reason offered my services to a mate who was doing a feature film. I've put up a few things on another forum but don't really get the critical (i.e. tear it to shreds) feedback I need. Anyway, here are a few scenes if anyone...
  15. Michael_Picher

    "Ancient Archeology" (Cinematic Orchestral Piece)

    My latest composition, which was inspired by Jerry Goldsmith's score from "The Mummy", as well as John William's music from the Indiana Jones series!
  16. JaikumarS

    Orchestrators and String Quartets for recording film scores

    I am looking for Orchestrators and String Quartets for recording Film scores. Location is not a bar. Thank you.
  17. M

    Analog summing for film scoring.

    Hi, Is there anyone who uses analog summing for film / tv scores? I'm considering x-desk or a sigma, but think that maybe it's hard with stems and tweaks? Thanks!
  18. will_m

    New Film Score - String Quartet blended with Spitfire Evos/LABS

    Hi guys, really excited to put up the first few tracks from my latest soundtrack work. The score is primarily a string quartet, with layers of Spitfires Evos and LABS range. Also lots of bowed/padded guitars. All comments welcome!
  19. composerboy

    Alan Meyerson: Mix with the Masters

    Has anyone subscribed to the Mix with the Masters site and watched the Alan Meyerson tutorials?
  20. L

    Sonixinema scoring tools presents - 'Primal' for only £59.99

    Primal is a stunning new library from Sonixinema Scoring Tools. It features 10 glass and metallic instruments, 30 textures, 20 transitions and 20 percussion loops with over 1500 rhythmical variations. What makes this library so special is that it contains instruments that were invented for...
  21. bradfrey

    Film Score Reductions & Analysis! Post Requests, thoughts, etc. here!

    Hey everyone! I've been spending a lot of time lately reducing and analyzing film score cues, and I wanted to share the final products with all of you via my YouTube channel, "FilmScoreAnalysis," which you can find here: So far, there's...
  22. bradfrey

    Film Score Reductions & Analysis! What are your thoughts?

    Hey everyone! First of all, having been lurking on these forums for awhile, I realized I still haven't introduced myself - so hey! My name is Brad Frey. I'm a composer, and I'm really loving the community on here. I love reading what everyone has to say, and I can always learn something. With...
  23. G

    Quick Tip For Cubase Users After Software Upgrades!

    Hey there everybody! *wow that sounds like a cartoon.. maybe it's just me?* How many of you guys rebuild your templates after Cubase updates? I know I do! As much time as it takes, I've found rebuilding your template*s* from scratch eliminates most chances of a bug or kink being brought over...
  24. G

    Why Layer The Sample Libraries?

    A while back on my Facebook page, I did a short series of posts called "Composing For Film". One of the topics I got asked about and posted was why laying when using samples is so important. I'm sure there will be people new to composing, so I figured I'd share here. If you already know this...
  25. Kubi

    A conversation with Howard Shore

    Wanted to share here a conversation that music journalist/author Doug Adams and I had with triple Academy-Award-winner Howard Shore, at a recent event here at Columbia College Chicago's Music Composition for the Screen MFA program, where I am program director. Howard talks about how he starts...
  26. Andrew Goodwin

    Korean Film Score "The Destined King"

    Hi, Haven't posted music in a bit, here's the score to a Korean film I composed music for. It was a great learning experience and quite a challenge being all in Korean. It's taking a festival circuit, so far it's won "Best Short Film" at the Urban Action Showcase in New York(since we all know...
  27. R

    5 Things Every Composer Should Do Before A Remote Recording Session

    Hello Everybody. Thought you would enjoy this little article we wrote about 5 things that composers can do help better prepare themselves for a remote recording session (or recoding session of any kind for that matter). There will be a follow up to this so looking forward to your feedback...