Composition

The Neill Blomkamp approach

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The Neill Blomkamp approach

I just read an article on Filmmaker Magazine which proposes some excellent examples on ways to find the right composer for a director’s film. For a quick read, the article can be found here. The article, written by Alex Steyermark, speaks to the director who has never worked with a film composer and discusses ways to approach a composer that’s the right fit for a director’s film and/or project. It covers everything in the film scoring process from approaching a composer, meeting with him or her, spotting, exchanging ideas, and in the end, continued collaboration. As a member of the composer community, I try to pass along these ideas to directors and producers when I know that they are having a hard time expressing what they want. As part of their...

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