Here Scott and guest, five-time Grammy Award nominee David Benoit, discuss the thought process behind composing original arrangements. David Benoit uses his original song, Kei's Song, as an example.
Full uncensored interview with our composer roundtable guests - Danny Elfman, Alexandre Desplat, Fernando Velasquez, Mychael Danna, Marco Beltrami and Patrick Doyle.
A composer for film or television writes each part for the pieces of music that make up a film or TV show's score, creating music that communicates the settings, actions, and emotions of different scenes.
We got together with some of our composers recently and asked them for some helpful tips on how to become a composer.
We got together with our composers to find a few more little gems to get you started on becoming a composer.
Brian Tyler is a film composer who has composed scores for films such as The Fast and the Furious 3: Toyko Drift, Annapolis, Constantine and The Hunted. Tyler also has a background as a performing artist and pop songwriter.