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Hans Zimmer

Postby ronnie35 » Fri May 26, 2017 7:09 am

Has anyone been involved in Hans Zimmer's master class?

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Re: Hans Zimmer

Postby hummingbird » Fri May 26, 2017 7:49 am

Yes. I found it interesting and the community HUB is interesting as well.
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Postby ronnie35 » Fri May 26, 2017 9:49 am

Thanks Vickie :)
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Re: Hans Zimmer

Postby waveheavy » Mon May 29, 2017 10:29 pm

I went through it.

It's more closely related to working directly in the film score industry. Hans gives a lot of good advice about work relationships in film and little quirks. Compositionally, he does not go into much detail, but he does go into stories of why he chose a certain music style for specific films he's done, etc.
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Re: Hans Zimmer

Postby WonderfulMe » Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:43 am

Yes, I have!. I started in March of last year, but I haven't quite finished all the lessons. Those challenges they present, occasionally, are a lot of fun.
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Re: Hans Zimmer

Postby Kolstad » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:22 pm

Absolutely, it's a great class to get you thinking, and realize what you are doing when making music for media productions.
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Re: Hans Zimmer

Postby bakerstreet » Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:26 am

Yes I completed the class Ron. I enjoyed it, but it left me thinking, how on earth do you get to meet the directors?

Writing music to picture must be great, but I have no clue how to get there. This is why I'm writing instrumental cues through Taxi. I'm new, so no forwards yet but I'm getting close I hope.
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Re: Hans Zimmer

Postby Kolstad » Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:37 am

Writing instrumentals is a good start, getting forwards and placements. You can get work by having a body of work to show and reference. It all starts with having a good portfolio.

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