Composer Jesse Lucas gives a masterclass on the art of writing music for film/TV.
Lucas is an award-winning and prolific composer who has written music for film, television, theater and ballet. In film, his works have won awards from different award-giving bodies. In 2010, he was elevated to the FAMAS Hall of Fame for Best Music Scorer. He won the Best Music at the 2005 Screamfest International Film Festival in Los Angeles for the film Sigaw, 2005. His music for films have reaped awards such as Gawad Urian, Best Music Score for Babae sa Breakwater, 2004; four Young Critics Circle Awards for Best Sound and Aural Orchestration in Phone Sex, 2000, Sugatang Puso, 2001, Minsan May Isang Puso, 2002, and Anghel sa Lupa, 2004; Star Awards for Best Music Score for Filipinas, 2004; five Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards for Best Music Score for 9 Mornings, 2003, Filipinas, 2004, Mano Po 3, 2005, A Love Story, 2008, and Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo, 2007; Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Award for Best Original Song for Babae, 1997; MMFF Best Music Score for Luksong Tinik, 1999; and Gawad Tanglaw for Batanes, 2008. Jesse has made scores for some noted TV “teleserye” series such as Maging Sino Ka Man, 2006 and 2008; Kahit Isang Saglit 2008; Lovers In Paris, 2009; Magkaribal, 2010; Princess And I, 2012 and Bridges of Love, 2015. His most recent TV work is the top-rating Magpahanggang Wakas and for film – the box-office hit The Unmarried Wife. He won the 2016 ALIW AWARDS Best Musical Director for his work in the theatrical play Happiness is a Pearl.
Topics to be discussed include:
- Mindset for composing music for Film/TV
- Walk-through the creative process of composing music from pre-production to post-production • Guidelines in composing effective music for the different FILM/TV genres
- FILM vs TV scoring
- Dealing with Directors
- How to handle tight deadlines
- Cultural sensibility applied to musical choices
The class will be held on January 29 at 1.00PM-4.00PM at 1701 Little Rooms Upstairs, Landsdale Tower, 86 Mother Ignacia St., Quezon City. Ideally, the participants must know some basics of: 1. MIDI/DAW/Virtual Instruments 2. Music Theory and Harmony 3. Arranging and Orchestrating Music (MIDI/Live Instruments).
To register online, call/txt Kim 09759193179.