Video Game Design and the Playcentric Approach
In video game design, the playcentric approach puts the player experience at the center of the design process. Read why this matters in this course excerpt from Lori Landay’s Game Design Principles course.
Informational Interviews: How They Can Help Your Job Search
If you’re wanting to tap into informational interviews as a way to expand your network, and even land a job in your desired field, here are some tips pulled straight from Peter Spellman’s “Career and Job Success in the Music Industry” course.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.”
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.