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.

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…

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…