If you want a career as a composer for film, TV and media but are unsure how to get started, this course will give you the essential professional knowledge and skills to understand how the industry works and get your work noticed.
We offer practical advice on everything from pitching for work, and constructing a good show-reel to writing music for all the major areas of the industry from commercials, TV and film dramas and documentaries, to sync and production music. The course provides a solid understanding of the process, workflow and essential skills required to work successfully within the industry, illustrating with real-world case studies what every composer wants to know about how to make a living through writing music for media.
This course is for anyone with a strong interest in music for film & TV. Some basic experience of creating music using Mac / PC software is useful though not essential.
When & Where
Goldsmiths, University of London
Goldsmiths, known for its excellence in creative and cultural arts, humanities and social sciences, runs an exciting range of adult education and short training courses, giving busy people the chance to work towards new opportunities and a more fulfilling future. This includes a diverse, new range of evening and weekend courses, taught by the same experts that teach our ground-breaking degree programmes. This is a chance for you to get a taste of the challenging courses that has made our graduates so successful in creative, cultural and business communities.
So whether you want to learn a new career skill, enhance your job prospects or just discover a new hobby, and at the same time develop your networks, then our short courses are a great opportunity to enrich your life and join the vibrant learning community at a world-class university.
What are we offering? Short courses in Business, Innovation and Marketing, Creative Computing, English & Comparative Literature, Music, Dance and Drama, as well as Social Science subjects applied to real life such as Anthropology, Psychology, Social , Therapeutic and Community Studies.
Goldsmiths is also home to the only Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance, whereby professional arts platforms are used to promote Chinese language and culture.