Orchestration for Film and TV
$13,7059 Courses (27 Credits) or $1,523 Per Course
The ability to write beautiful music is rare, and rarer still is the ability to arrange that music in such a way that it enhances accompanying visual media, be it a film, television program, or video game. Drawing on the most up-to-date tools and information, this extensive certificate program will help equip you to become a more marketable composer and/or songwriter by offering in-depth instruction in orchestration while also delving into the placement techniques that will help your music find a home--and a paycheck--via TV, movies, video games, and other media.
9 Courses to Complete this Certificate (6 Required, plus 3 Electives)
6 Required Courses
After a quick overview of the media industry today, students will learn the technical and aesthetic challenges in this highly competitive field. They will analyze and spot a film score and become better storytellers through various writing exercises.
Learn advanced orchestration strategies and approaches to writing for full orchestra, including both a live orchestra and sampled MIDI mockups.
Learn to write music in the style of big budget Hollywood productions and gain a recipe book for writing for film and TV.
Analyze specific genres of film and TV music in terms of melody, harmony, and orchestration, and form a template that you can apply to your own writing.
Add depth and flavor to compositions in any genre by studying the characteristics of a wide array of world music compositional techniques.
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 Bachelor's degree program
- A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
- A verified, digital certificate that you can share