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Meet Aitor Etxebarria, Composer of Netflix’s ‘Intimidad’

A graduate of Berklee Online’s master’s degree program in Film Scoring, Aitor Etxebarria is the composer of the recently released Netflix series “Intimidad.” In this interview he discusses his creative process and his experience working in the film industry, as well as the music he made as El_Txef_A, long before he started composing for film.

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Video Game Music: A Look into the Past and Present

Take a closer look into video game music of the past, and how it has impacted the present (and might impact the future). Plus, learn how listeners are enjoying video game music outside of the gaming context.

Gaming Music: How to Price Your Composition Work

If you’re first starting out scoring music for games, it’s important to know what to charge for your labor so you don’t shortchange yourself or undervalue your skills. In this article you’ll learn about industry going rate, bundling, upselling, revisions, overages, and perhaps most importantly, how to figure out what a client can afford.

Harry Gregson-Williams

Harry Gregson-Williams Shares His Film Composition Tips

In this exclusive video series, Harry Gregson-Williams reflects on his career and shares his advice for establishing your own career as a film composer.

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Film, TV, and Game Scores that Berklee Online Faculty are Streaming Now

We asked Berklee Online’s faculty members what film, TV, or game scores they are currently streaming, and created a Spotify playlist so that you can add these pieces and composers to your rotation.

Roman Falkenstein

Roman Falkenstein on Winning the 2021 International Original Soundtrack French Film Scoring Competition

Watching good films puts Roman Falkenstein in a good mood, so when he has to compose for one, he brings that joy into his music. Recently, the Latvia-based Berklee Online student translated this emotion into music so successfully that he won the French National Film Scoring Competition’s Original Soundtrack (OST) Challenge.

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Film Scoring Tips from 5 Classic Movies

Ben Newhouse shares film scoring tips from the movies “Troy,” “Cold Mountain,” “The Green Mile,” “Jurassic Park,” and “The Matrix.”

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Scoring for Games: Top Techniques for Composing Music for Interactive Media

Michael Sweet shares eight techniques that can be used to score interactive music for video games.

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How to Become a Video Game Audio Designer

Learn about a career in video game audio design from Berklee Online instructor Gina Zdanowicz and Berklee alum Renzo Heredia.

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Top 10 Careers in the Music Business (and How Much Money You Can Make)

When you think of a career in music, you might start with the performers who are center stage. But when you pull back the curtain, you’ll find people with an array of music business jobs and careers that help make performances possible. And there’s money to be made here!