Feature Story

Dream Of Creating Soaring Soundtracks?

Pulse College (Dublin, Ireland) delivers an innovative 1-year MA in Scoring for Film & Visual Media, a one of it’s kind for Ireland

Opinion

Bennett Lincoff’s Comments on Music Licensing

Bennett Lincoff’s comments to the US Copyright office on a new system of music licensing

Composer Profile

Interview with Atli Örvarsson

Going to his icy home turf to shepherd in the score, and film of “Rams”

Industry Spotlight

Interview with Stephen Raynor- Endelman

Making the winning play from greed to inspiration with “Madoff” and “Greater”

Scoring Sessions

Interview with George Fenton

Parking with the humorously waltzing madness of “The Lady in the Van”

Final Note

College Film Scoring Programs: Selling The Dream vs. Disclosing Reality

Mark Northam looks at college film scoring programs and how realistic they are about the business

Technology

Auganizer

Every once in a while, some clever people come up with a solution to an issue that the DAW developers simply have not addressed

Tech Review

VSL’s New MIRx Makes VSL Mixing a Cinch

Peter Alexander reviews Vienna Symphonic Library’s New MIRx

On The Score

Audio: On the Score with composer Carter Burwell

Film music journalist Daniel Schweiger interviews composer CARTER BURWELL, who hears the haunting sound of a forbidden love with CAROL

Chart Doctor

Orchestration: The Devil Is In The Details, Part 2

Ron Hess discusses how you’ll never achieve the Holy Grail of a perfect sight reading if your notation doesn’t tell each musician at a glance how it’s supposed to sound

Music Supervision

Music Supervision Poster Child – Sundance hosts Randall Poster

Michael Rogers covers Randall Poster at Sundance 2016

CD Reviews

January Soundtrack Picks

Also worth picking up ASH VS. EVIL DEAD, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE 3, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, 13 HOURS, THE WIND GODS and many more!

Royalty Checks and Reality Checks

Benefits of Joining Overseas Royalty Societies

Mark Holden discusses the financial benefits to composers of joining overseas royalty societies

CineRadio

CineRadio Top-20 for April, 2015

Far From The Madding Crowd tops the March 2015 Top-20 film music radio airplay chart