First Big Deal...

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Re: First Big Deal...

Post by bmete » Tue Jan 15, 2008 5:45 am

Hi Daniel,That's great news..... best of luck!Bob

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Re: First Big Deal...

Post by matto » Tue Jan 15, 2008 7:40 am

Excellent Dan!Major congrats to you! matto

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Post by jh » Tue Jan 15, 2008 8:13 am

Super Congrats Dan!!!- JH

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Re: First Big Deal...

Post by ibanez468 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 12:10 pm

Awesome news! Congratulations Dan!ibanez468

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Re: First Big Deal...

Post by daniel481 » Wed Jan 16, 2008 7:08 am

Thanks again everybody, I really appreciate it!

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Re: First Big Deal...

Post by andreh » Fri Jan 18, 2008 6:04 am

Hey Dan-That's great news! May this be one of many such jobs in your future. Are you doing all the original game music, or having some tracks licensed?As a precaution, you might not get TOO excited until the contract is signed, and even after that, until you know for sure the project has been "greenlighted." In my experience in the game industry (as both a composer and a music supervisor), I can tell you that things often change on a dime...budgets dry up, projects get canceled, project management changes hands, marketing decides they want a big name act to put on the box, etc.Not trying to put a hex on your gig...I'm sure it'll work out - just be aware that are some variables to consider.AndréPS - How'd you come across this opportunity?
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Re: First Big Deal...

Post by daniel481 » Fri Jan 18, 2008 6:28 am

Hey Andreh, thanks!I'm doing original music for the game, to answer your question. As far as your concerns, I appreciate it, but that's very unlikely with this game since its the sequel to one that's already proved very popular, and the company is probably the most well known producer of video games out there I had these same concerns, as well, initially, but I've been in communication with them constantly, and it's definitely happening. Their LA office is putting together the contract this week, and I should have it in about a week myself. So, something pretty crazy would have to happen for this to not go through...Hopefully that doesn't end up being the case!Thanks again, now I'm off to the NAMM show,Dan

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Post by daniel481 » Fri Jan 18, 2008 6:29 am

Oh, and I was fortunate enough to actually have them contact me for the gig. They heard another project that I did for Big Fish Audio called "Punk and Indie Rock: Slammin Sounds of So Cal", and contacted me. They just happened to be looking for someone with experience in that kind of music.So I really just got lucky!

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Re: First Big Deal...

Post by stick » Fri Jan 18, 2008 10:51 am

Wow... that's the best when you get a "big time" call out of the blue based on some other work you did. Great stuff.

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Re: First Big Deal...

Post by jmather » Tue Feb 05, 2008 3:05 pm

Sounds like a pretty sweet job, killer... And congrats!

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