This fully updated and complete guide takes you inside the world of creating music for film, television, and--unique to this edition--video games. It addresses a wide range of topics including musical aesthetics, cutting-edge technology and techniques, and current business aspects. Also included are interviews with leading industry professionals.
Jeff Rona is an accomplished and award-winning contemporary composer for film, TV, and video games, as well as a recording artist and producer. He has scored dozens of film and television projects with legendary filmmakers including Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg, Wong Kar-wai, Robert Altman, Steven Soderbergh, Mark Pellington, Stephen Hopkins, Jonathan Demme, Frank Darabont, and many others. Rona's music appears in numerous Oscar, Peabody, BAFTA, and Emmy award-winning projects, in addition to countless film festival honors around the world. He is a recipient of several ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards and the Hollywood Music in Media Award.