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2 Day Program Information

First Day: July 6th 2019

Last Day: July 7th 2019

Class Times 10:00-18:30

Location: Madrid, Spain

Early Bird Tuition Fee: 600€

Early Bird Tuition Fee Discount: 300€

Early Bird Deadline: December 31st 2018

Standard Tuition Fee: 900€ from January 1st 2019

GEMS Garry Schyman Game Scoring Program

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Overview

This program is an opportunity for composers who are interested in scoring for video game or cross over techniques between film and game scoring. Participants are taught amazing scoring craft skills, given assignment challenges and receive reviews of their compositions. Garry Schyman video game scores have brought critical acclaim and industry recognition, Garry is a BAFTA winning and BAFTA nominated Hollywood A list video game composer. Garry Schyman is one of the most impressive scoring voices in the genre of video game music, from Bioshock, Shadow of Mordor, Destroy All Humans, Shadow of War, to his latest composition for VR Game, Torn. Garry Schyman is Adjunct Professor at USC teaching in the world renown Screen Scoring program since 2010. A once in a life time opportunity to meet, study and be mentored by Garry Schyman.

 

What does the program offer?

This intensive program offers what the contemporary composer needs to know to work in games. The types of music used in video game and how they are differentiated. From getting started in game scoring to an overview, how it works and what affects it has on how the composer writes his/her score. Transferable compositional skills from game to film. A review of participant compositions or an assignment to be completed prior to the course reviewed by Garry Schyman.


 

Who should apply?

Participants attending this program will require an interest in Scoring for Video Game, and keen to create memorable game cues. Will want to learn new and additional compositional  craft skills from a A list Hollywood game composer. Have an interest in composing, using combat, action, aleatoric techniques. Gain insights in to the specific software required and the process of composing and recording for Video Game. Understand working for a Video Game studio, client, director, producer. Participants who would like a critic of their music, and experience Video Game industry standard workflows and best practices taught by Garry Schyman.


 

What to bring

Enthusiasm, Passion, Originality! You will also need experience in music theory. Have ideas about composing for Film, Game & Visual Media. A laptop with a DAW installed, for example “Sibelius”, “Logic”.

What's Included

Garry Schyman Video Game Scoring Program

Awards, books, videos, scores

End of Program Flamenco Party

Visiting Artists MasterClasses from the main program that coincide are included

Outcomes
Once the GEMS Garry Schyman Video Game Program is successfully completed, participants can focus on incorporating compositions using combat, action, aleatoric techniques. Understand the affects of adaptive music on your compositions. Further understanding of Video Games software composition options. Understanding compositional diversity for Video Games. Meet and network with like minded composers. Use this experience to develop your professional career towards working in Video Gaming.

Message from Garry Schyman

Looking forward to seeing you in Spain, again!

In English
The GEMS Garry Schyman Video Game Scoring Program, Spain will be delivered in English. You will need the ability to speak, understand and work in English. Bi-lingual Faculty support will be available during classes.

Itinerary

July 06:   10:00-18:30:   Garry Schyman Video Game Scoring Program

July 07:   10:00-18:30:   Garry Schyman Video Game Scoring Program

Please note, dates, tutors and details are subject to change

Lunch Times

14:00-15:30

Location

City Centre, Madrid, Spain

Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees and deposits can be made by bank transfer or via our website in the Tuition Fees tab. PayPal payments please add 4% of the tuition for the PayPal feeCredit Card payments please add 3% of the tuition for the Stripe fee. For free transfers Bizum or Bank Transfer payments, please contact us for our bank details here music@gems.courses. Deposits & Tuition fees are fully refundable 60 days prior to the program start date. Deposits & Tuition fees are half refundable between 59 to 30 days before the program start date. Deposits and Tuition fees are 25% refundable between 29 to 0 days before the program start date.

Garry Schyman   Program Instructor

Juanjo Molina  Assistant to Garry Schyman

Francesco Menini  Assistant to Garry Schyman

Faculty

Music

Reviews

 

Awards

Past Program Highlights

Video Game Scoring Fees

Early Bird Tuition Fee

600€

Early Bird Deadline

December 31st 2018

Standard Tuition Fee

900€

Standard Tuition Fee Deadline

May 1st 2019

How to Apply