The Director likes one approach. The studio prefers another. The test audience doesn’t like the music at all!
Collaboration and compromise is no small feat. As a composer, there is constant pressure to compromise your sound to please audiences, how do you make your sound stand out when everyone else has a different vision? How do you find the middle ground that resonates with you and appeals to your audiences?
Renowned Hollywood composer and Orchestrator Cameron Patrick aims to explore the challenges of collaboration in the film industry. Drawing examples from some of cinemas most influential moments, and demonstrating the scoring process first-hand with a live ensemble, Patrick explores the mysteries of cinema and audiences that is sure to expand your mind.
Cameron Patrick has had a prolific career in the film industry, expanding over two decades as a musician, composer and orchestrator. His credits include major motion pictures such as Pixar’s Coco, Spiderman: Homecoming, Zootopia and Star Trek: Into Darkness.
This is a great opportunity for students looking to learn the ins and outs of sound composition and the movie industry from one of the world’s most talented composers and orchestrators currently in action.
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Patrick will also be presenting a public lecture on Friday 27 July, focusing on Fulfilling the Audiences Expectations and Working within Genre. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear how the film composer settles on an approach and to what degree they can break the mould while keeping the audience’s expectations in mind. Limited tickets available.