Introduction to Composing for Film


10 weeks

Day and time:

Autumn 17: Saturdays, 10.30am-12.30pm

Summer 18: Wednesdays, 6.30-8.30pm

Next course: Date to be confirmed

Course overview

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Department Music

Mariano Nunez-West


Richard Hoggart Building, Room 309

For composers interested in writing music for film and TV, this course offers a thorough introduction to the technology and specific challenges involved in composing and producing music for film.

Through theoretical and practical classes the course provides you with a solid understanding of how music works in a movie through an examination of film music functions, syntax and styles. We encourage you to explore your personal compositional voice as well as develop versatility by investigating different musical genres; and show you how to use the relevant technology and get the most out of musical and studio resources. 

This is a 10 week course.

How to Apply

Please click on the date of the course you’d like to attend below. You’ll be taken to Eventbrite, which is our booking system:

Please be aware that our short courses sell-out quickly, therefore early booking is advisable to avoid disappointment.



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