Seminars

The SCL produces a number of educational seminars each year in Los Angeles and New York covering a range of subjects relevant to media composers. Topic areas certain around the business, art, craft and technology of writing music for media. Video of the seminars are included here wherever possible.

Orchestrating in Hollywood with Oscar Senén


Orchestrator and composer Oscar Senén discusses the finer points of orchestrating in Hollywood, from finishing a project to starting…

Game Changers: Scoring A Galaxy Far, Far Away


Composers Stephen Barton, Gordy Haab, Kevin Kiner, and Blake Robinson speak with White Bear PR’s Andrew…

Mixing and Mastering for the Media Composer


SCL Seminar chair Jack D. Elliot speaks with audio veterans Patrick Sasso, Joachin Svare, and Angie…

Songwriting On Demand with Mizer & Moore


Songwriters Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore speak with SCL SongArts LA Chair Chris Wirsig about the ins and outs of…

Game Changers Seminar Series: Level 1 – Breaking the Game Score Entry Barrier for Non-Gamers


Video game composers Stephanie Economou, Tori Letzler, and Bobby Tahouri speak with composer Esin Aydingoz about…

The Other Side of Sync Music


Qwire CEO Scott Freiman moderates a discussion between sync music veterans Kerrylyn Genetive (Warner Bros.), Jennifer…

Dropping the Needle on Music Supervision


Music executives Rudy Chung, Tess Castro, and Steven Gizicki discuss the impact and responsibilities of music supervisors. The conversation is…

Demystifying Sync


SCL NY SongArts chair Elizabeth Rose speaks with music synchronization veterans Brooke Primont and Antonella di Saverio about the in’s…

Sync Session #11


SCL Members receive feedback on their original songs from Catherine Wharton (Director, Creative Music Strategy, ViacomCBS)…

Q&A with the Netflix Music Team


Netflix music executives Dominic Houston (VP, Music Global Team), Amy Dunning (VP, Music Original Films), and…