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Information about getting into the business, the current state of the industry, different types/backgrounds of people who enter the business, and what it takes to be successful in the business
There were 5 articles found in this category:
  1. questionWhat are some current trends in the business?
    * Competition is increasing - more and more composers and songwriters are entering the business.* With this new competition comes pressure to work for smaller fees, and sometimes for free.* Songs are becoming more important to film and television because of audience demographics and a new genera ...

  2. questionWhat are the backgrounds of people who enter the film and television music business?
    They vary widely. Among the backgrounds that are popular for those entering the business are musician (performing and studio), recording artist, trained composer, orchestrator, arranger, singer, music editor, songwriter, record production, and more.There is no single most common background to th ...

  3. questionWhat kind of a resume is required of people who want to enter the film and TV music business?
    Actually, there are no requiremnts - the field doesn't have any "standards" about entering, and there is no single career path that is common for people entering the business.To go a step further, resumes are rarely required at all for work in the film and television music business, and where yo ...

  4. questionWhat kinds of opportunities are there in the film and television music business?
    Lots.Consider these opportunities for music with picture:* Expanding digital cable and satellite television (100s of channels)* Online music (music used in websites and music sold from websites)* Multimedia and video games (now larger than the film business and the music business combined in the ...

  5. questionWhat traits or qualities does it take to be successful in the business?
    Based on studying the traits of successful people in the business, the traits of persistence, determination, "staying-power" (the power and will to hang in there until you achieve your goal), and the ability to relate well to people are some of the most common traits.Persistance and determinatio ...


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