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Graduate Certificate

Film Scoring Technology

Next semester starts April 5



3 Courses (9 Credits) or $2,760 Per Course
Proof of a Bachelor's Degree Required
In this film scoring graduate certificate program you’ll go beyond the compositional aspects of film scoring to achieve artistic and commercially viable results through the production process. From developing orchestral mockups, to mixing, to sampling and synthesis, you will learn the industry-standard programs and technologies to help you produce a professional-level recording. You’ll learn how to voice your decisions when collaborating during a film score’s production, and how to best deliver results to filmmakers.

Course Requirements

3 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

Orchestral Mockups in Film Scoring (OCOMP-507)
Andreas Bjørck
Level 5 - Enrollable Course
by Andreas Bjørck

This course emphasizes the creation of realistic-sounding orchestral sequences, using current, professional-level orchestral sample libraries and DAWs. Students will learn how to emulate live orchestral performances and recordings in the most musical and expressive way, using industry-standard tools and techniques utilized by composers across the film, TV, and video game scoring industries.

Mixing the Film Score (OCOMP-588)
John Whynot
Level 5 - Enrollable Course
by John Whynot

Mixing the Film Score explores the tools, techniques, workflows, and creative considerations specific to the creation of music for film and television.

Synthesis, Sampling, and Sound Design in Film Scoring: Electronic and Textural Resources (OCOMP-677)
Michele Darling
Level 6 - Enrollable Course
by Michele Darling

This course focuses on using sound as texture within the film score, working with raw and electronic sound material to create innovative and cutting-edge soundscapes. Following an overview of music synthesis concepts, you will use software synthesizers and samplers to develop your own unique sounds and create dramatic musical soundscapes.

Upon Completion of this Certificate Program, You'll Receive:

  • Professional credential from the world leader in music education
  • Credits that may be eligible for transfer toward a Master's degree program
  • A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
  • A verified, digital certificate that you can share


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