Music in Film: Working with a Composer

Independent Filmmakers Project MN, 550 Vandalia St., Suite 120, Saint Paul, MN 55114

When does a film need music? How do you determine musical concept for your film? How do you choose a composer? How do you communicate effectively with your composer? How much should a filmmaker budget for music? Professional composers and film directors will address these questions and a number of issues pertaining to music in film.