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.

Q&A with the Netflix Music Team


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

From Console to Concert


Composer Tommy Tallarico discusses the creation of live concerts and events from original music created for games alongside…

2042 and Beyond


Composers Hildur Guðnadóttir and Sam Slater speak with composer Austin Wintory about their work on Battlefield…

Perfect Placements


Seasoned video game music professionals discuss licensing music and creating soundtracks for video games. The panel…

Scoring In The Sky with Garry Schyman


Composer Garry Schyman looks back at his work on Bioshock: Infinite, including a breakdown of themes…

From Gaming to Gigging


Composers Steph Economou, Jongnic Bontemps, and Pedro Bromfman speak with composer agent Sarah Kovacs about what…

The Future of Music: Artificial Intelligence


Composer and SCL Board Member Fletcher Beasley speaks with SCL seminar chair Jack D. Elliot about…

Mental Health: Part 1


Composers and SCL board members Jack D. Elliot, Joel Douek, and Russell Brower are joined by…

The Evolution of Creating: Writing Songs for Sync


Songwriters Pamela Sheyne and Richard Harris discuss the finer details of music synchronization and how to…

Demystifying Indian Music


Composer Aks speaks with moderator Jack D. Elliot about the building blocks of Indian classical music:…