For the sixth year running Music Meets Films is here, alongside IndustryTallinn & Baltic Event at PÖFF I 21st Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. Talks and mentorship sessions dedicated to subjects related Film Scoring will run from Nov 30 to Dec 1.
Together with acclaimed music supervisor MAGGIE RODFORD (“The King's Speech (Film)”, "Kubo and the Two Strings”, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”), brilliant composer TOM PLAYER (“Game of Thrones”), NICK LEONARD and CHRIS BROWN (global music agency West One with clients like BBC or TV series “House of Cards” and “Mad Men”) we’ll tackle current trends in film scoring, live orchestration, tips on how to make good demos and the role of music libraries in film scoring.
The curator and moderator for the program is Michael Pärt. He is a music editor who has worked on film scores for over 15 years. Prior to his recent project “The Danish Girl” he collaborated with film directors Peter Jackson and Francis Ford Coppola as well as composers Danny Elfman, Alexandre Desplat and Howard Shore among others.
Nick Leonard, Chris Brown
17:00-18:30 Opening words by Michael Pärt. Current Trends in the scoring industry. Music supervisor and composer agent Maggie Rodford shares her experiences of how film music has developed over the past twenty years and discusses current trends in the scoring industry (Nordic Hotel Forum, room Arcturus).
18:30 - 19:30 Introduction to production music, and a music libraries' role for scoring to film by Nick Leonard (West One Music) and composer Chris Brown (West One Music) (Nordic Hotel Forum, room Arcturus).
10:30-12:00 Mentorship sessions for composers and agents
by Maggie Rodford (Air-Edel), Chris Brown, Nick Leonard (West One Music), Tom Player (Nordic Hotel Forum, room Arcturus, Altair, Miitsar) powered by Music Estonia and Creative Gate.
14:00-14:45 How to get a film scoring commission. Music supervisor and composer agent Maggie Rodford break down the process of the commissioning process in film music (Nordic Hotel Forum, room Capella).
14:45-15:45 Showcase of selected Estonian, Danish and Polish composers moderated by Jüri Muttika (Nordic Hotel Forum, room Capella).
16:00-16:45 The place of live orchestra/music and samples/synth in film, and how to make a good demo by Tom Player (Nordic Hotel Forum, room Capella).
16:45-17:15 The How and the Why of recording your next score in Estonia by Michael Pärt (Nordic Hotel ForumHotel Forum, room Capella).
17:15 + Networking drinks with key players of the Estonian music industry, powered by Apollo Music Estonia, Music Estonia and Creative Gate (Nordic Hotel Forum, room Capella)
19:00 Regular Crisis - Multimedia Cantata on Global Economy a multimedia film by video and performance artist Marina Landia, performed by Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Kristjan Järvi.