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SCL Seminar: Writing Music For Video Games

Event: SCL Seminar: Writing Music For Video Games
Date: May 15, 2003
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Location: Los Angeles Film Institute

THE SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS & LYRICISTS presents the Seminar "WRITING MUSIC FOR GAMES."

THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2003, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles Film Institute 6363 Sunset Boulevard (at Ivar Avenue) Hollywood, California 90028

Today's game soundtracks are composed and recorded using the latest music technology, live musicians, and in some cases, full orchestras and choirs. Experienced composers, who have written for games as well as film and television projects, will engage in a lively panel discussion with game developers and an agent who represents the top composers in the game business. As a group, they will discuss bridging the gap between the film/television and gaming worlds, developing new techniques and technology, approaches to writing for different formats, and the business of being a composer in the world of games. Featured panelists (note revised list) will include:

RUSSELL BROWER - Composer, Audio Director/Novalogic. MICHAEL GIACCHINO - Composer "Medal of Honor" (games), "Alias" (TV). BILLY MARTIN - Composer "Treasure Planet" (games), "Entertainers" (TV). DANNY PELFREY - Composer "Star Trek" (games), "American Dreams" (TV). BOB RICE - Agent/Four Bars Intertainment. SCOTT SNYDER - Audio Director/Atari (Atari is releasing "Enter the Matrix" game on May 15th). JACK WALL - Composer "Myst III: Exile" (games), Senior Director/Game Audio Network Guild. Moderated by GREG O'CONNOR-READ - Journalist, Director/Music4Games.net.

Plus special guests.

The SCL gratefully acknowledges the continuing support of ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC.

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