With a plethora of stock music libraries available, there is seemingly endless and inexpensive options from which media creatives can choose music to accompany their productions. So what would be the justification for creatives to spend 5-15% of their production budgets on custom composed music?
Technology has evolved rapidly over the last 20+ years, affecting how all types of media production professionals do their work. The traditional processes for music composers and creators tocollaborate no longer serve the more immediate post-production workflows these changes have brought. The ability for creators to make late changes (and for clients to ask for them) have taken time away from the point in the post-production workflow at which composers and other audio professionals …
It was a great program at the Independent Film Festival of Boston this year, and a lot of fun composing this year’s screening opener (above).
Of the many standout films I saw, here are four favorites – two documentaries and two narrative films – in no particular order . . .