Making music for the movies is a complicated, involved, and challenging process. Music Editing for Film and Television covers the practical skills needed to successfully hone your craft. Through an overview of the music editing process, this book will equip you with detailed techniques to solve musical problems encountered during editing. An abundance of interviews with well-known professionals provide a wide range of perspectives on music editing for film, while special features address an array of projects, from a low-budget documentary, to a Hollywood blockbuster, to indie projects.
Steven Saltzman, MPSE is a music editor and composer based in Los Angeles, CA. He received his Bachelors of Music in composition and film scoring from Berklee College of Music and is a certified Avid Pro Tools instructor. He has been editing music for film and television for the past eighteen years. In addition, Steven has lectured nationally, and he has created and taught numerous music editing courses. A recipient of a Golden Reel Award for music editing, Saltzman is also a member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild, the Society of Composers and Lyricists, and he sits on the board of the Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild.
Table of Contents Acknowledgements Foreword Preface Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Postproduction Chapter 3: The Team Chapter 4: The Music Spotting Chapter 5: Temp Editing Chapter 6: Editing Songs and Source Music Chapter 7: Musicals and On-Camera Songs Chapter 8: Working with a Composer Chapter 9: Working with a Picture Editor Chapter 10: Conforming Chapter 11: The Film Mix, or Dub Chapter 12: Delivery Requirements Appendix A: Interview with Scott Gershin About the Author