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How to Write Music - Writing a Melody

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Writing melody and fitting it to chords. This lesson is about how to choose what notes to play against a chord, and the whole concept of chord tones and non-chord tones.

How To Write Music When You've Got Writer's Block

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How To Write Music When You've Got Writer's Block

Free FILM MUSIC and SCREENWRITING workshops Buffalo NY

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Film Music/Audio Editing Workshop Part 2 and Screenwriting Talk READ MORE HERE: https://www.meetup.com/Buffalo-Movie-Video-Makers-BM-VM/events/244282776/?_cookie-check=3IaK_k-guMqGhNwl Local filmmaker and composer, Sabrina Pena Young (LIBERTARIA: THE VIRTUAL OPERA), continues her workshop on Film Music and Audio Editing which she started at our September meeting.  We also have the results of our Shorty Contest. Find out the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place vote getters and watch the 1st place winning entry again. In the second half, Thomas Doran will offer some guidelines on how to improve your screenplay writing. This is in anticipation of our first Screenwriting Challenge! More details to follow! BM-VM meets every third Monday night of the month (from Sept. to June) at the Screening Room at the Boulevard Mall in Amherst, NY.  BM-VM was formed EIGHT DECADES ago in 1934 in Buffalo and the first meetings at the Statler Hilton. It is one of the oldest film societies of its type in North America a…

Music Licensing: Top 5 Music Libraries For TV & Film Placements

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5 Music libraries or companies that generate most of my tv and film placements. Definitely something producers (composers) & songwriters should look into (if you haven't already).

Some of these libraries cost (I mention the ones that do), but most are free to join. It takes some time to reap the benefits (not an overnight cash machine).



ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop (Garth Neustadter, composer)

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ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop 2012 (Garth Neustadter, composer)

Advanced Audio for Filmmakers - S Pena Young

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Learn about pitch shift and equalization in this advanced audio techniques for films by award-winning composer Sabrina Pena Young.