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From composer to screen: the journey of the orchestral score. We all know that the composer writes the music for a soundtrack, but what about all the people we don't see or hear about? Making A Soundtrack Season 2 shines a light on all of the people who contribute their time, energy and skill to bring an orchestral soundtrack to life.

From composer to screen: the journey of the orchestral score. We all know that the composer writes the music for a soundtrack, but what about all the people we don't see or hear about? Making A Soundtrack Season 2 shines a light on all of the people who contribute their time, energy and skill to bring an orchestral soundtrack to life.

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United Kingdom

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From composer to screen: the journey of the orchestral score. We all know that the composer writes the music for a soundtrack, but what about all the people we don't see or hear about? Making A Soundtrack Season 2 shines a light on all of the people who contribute their time, energy and skill to bring an orchestral soundtrack to life.

Language:

English


Episodes

The TV Producer

3/11/2021
Gareth, Dan and Tristan conclude their orchestral soundtrack journey. Tristan chats with Erika Hossington, the producer who brought orchestral music to productions Land Girls and Casualty. Links Erika’s IMDb: https://imdb.to/3baITWU Erika’s agent (Berlin Associates): https://bit.ly/3cl7iK6 Say hello on social media: Twitter: @screenlesspod Instagram: @screenlesspod Facebook: @screenlesspod Find out all you need to know and listen to bonus content at www.makingasoundtrack.com Making...

Duration:00:43:56

The Dubbing Mixer

2/25/2021
Gareth finds Dan in a different language, and Tristan gets dropped from a great height. This episode's guest is Mark Ferda, who has mixed shows across all TV programme genres including Casualty, Doctor Who and Human Planet. Links Mark on IMDb: https://imdb.to/3knwnHU Mark on Twitter: https://bit.ly/2ZJehGK Mark on Instagram: https://bit.ly/3ki4b9h Say hello on social media: Twitter: @screenlesspod Instagram: @screenlesspod Facebook: @screenlesspod Find out all you need to know and...

Duration:00:32:36

The Mixer

2/11/2021
Gareth finds Dan in the kitchen, and Tristan goes off-piste. This episode's guest is Fiona Cruickshank, who has mixed the music for productions such as Dark, Sex Education, Dracula, Endeavour, The Gentlemen and Seberg. Links Fiona's website: http://bit.ly/2XBJSsA Fiona on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3iRWExa Say hello on social media: Twitter: @screenlesspod Instagram: @screenlesspod Facebook: @screenlesspod Find out all you need to know and listen to bonus content at...

Duration:00:38:23

The Recording Engineer

1/28/2021
Dan misses the point yet again and Tristan takes self-isolation to the max. This episode's guest is Paul Golding, the music recording engineer for Emmy and Bafta award-winning productions including Elizabeth Is Missing, Downton Abbey and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Links Paul's website: http://bit.ly/3i6Fg7h Paul on IMDb: http://imdb.to/2KUDpGy Say hello on social media: Twitter: @screenlesspod Instagram: @screenlesspod Facebook: @screenlesspod Find out all you need to know and...

Duration:00:41:37

The Musician

1/14/2021
Gareth finds Dan at the optometrist, and Tristan arrives on a surprising mode of transport. This episode's guest is Maxine Kwok, first violinist in the London Symphony Orchestra. No stranger to the famous Abbey Road studios, Maxine has recorded with the LSO, and on a freelance basis, almost a hundred film and television soundtracks. Links Maxine's website: http://bit.ly/3oeflNo Maxine on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3abVqJ9 Say hello on social media: Twitter: @screenlesspod Instagram:...

Duration:00:31:14

The Conductor

12/31/2020
Gareth, Dan and Tristan have a difference of opinion on the bus. Tristan chats with conductor Matt Dunkley, who has worked on a huge range of productions from The Dark Knight to No Time To Die. Links Matt's website: http://bit.ly/2Wb0RBu Matt's Facebook page: https://bit.ly/3nkeDh1 Say hello on social media: Twitter: @screenlesspod Instagram: @screenlesspod Facebook: @screenlesspod Find out all you need to know and listen to bonus content at www.makingasoundtrack.com Making A...

Duration:00:34:59

The Fixer

12/17/2020
Gareth, Dan and Tristan continue their orchestral soundtrack journey. Tristan chats with guest George Strezov, an orchestral fixer working in Bulgaria. George has worked on productions such as Solo: A Star Wars Story, His Dark Materials and Midsomer Murders. Links George's website: http://bit.ly/3kLvAzI Four For Music website: https://bit.ly/3l2LkhK Say hello on social media: Twitter: @screenlesspod Instagram: @screenlesspod Facebook: @screenlesspod Find out all you need to know and...

Duration:00:42:48

The Copyist

12/3/2020
Gareth, Dan and Tristan talk about music preparation. Tristan chats with copyist Jill Streater. Jill ​manages large scale music preparation projects. This is mostly for film music recordings, but also for musicals, classical works, TV - anything where music prep or project coordination is required. Recent projects include Wonder Woman 1984, Enola Holmes and No Time To Die. Links Jill's IMDb page: https://imdb.to/33uWKob Say hello on social media: Twitter: @screenlesspod Instagram:...

Duration:00:41:49

The Orchestrator

11/19/2020
Gareth, Dan and Tristan talk about what orchestration is, and Tristan chats with guest Alastair King. Alastair has orchestrated over 100 film, TV and video game productions including Wonder Woman, Harry Potter, The Martian, Downton Abbey and Doctor Who. He regularly collaborates with some of the leading media composers working today. Links Alastair's website: https://bit.ly/3iwQ7Gu Dorico: http://bit.ly/2HmwdRm Sibelius: http://bit.ly/2HpZnPu StaffPad: http://bit.ly/2FK5C0d Say hello...

Duration:00:37:51

The Composer

11/5/2020
Gareth & Dan are joined by a very special guest host for the series. This week's guest is Segun Akinola - a composer for film and television - best known for his music in the latest incarnation of 'Doctor Who', starring Jodie Whittaker. Links Segun's website: https://bit.ly/31sCyCk Doctor Who Series 12 soundtrack: https://bit.ly/3gtKKGM Say hello on social media: Twitter: @screenlesspod Instagram: @screenlesspod Facebook: @screenlesspod Find out all you need to know and listen to...

Duration:00:38:36

Making A Soundtrack Season 2 Trailer

10/23/2020
From composer to screen: the journey of the orchestral score. We all know that the composer writes the music for a soundtrack, but what about all the people we don't see or hear about? Making A Soundtrack Season 2 will shine a light on all of the people who contribute their time, energy and skill to bring an orchestral soundtrack to life. Making A Soundtrack Season 2 will start on Friday 6th November, with an episode every two weeks until March 2021. Find out more at...

Duration:00:00:59

The Special Episode

4/2/2020
Dan embraces his inner smurf while Gareth binge-watches Disney+. They also chat with these fabulous guests: Daisy Coole & Tom Nettleship (Composers) (Two Twenty Two Music) Claire Batchelor (Composer) Banks & Wag (Composers) Laura May (Music Publisher) Tristan Noon (Composer / Orchestrator) Links: PRS Foundation MU Coronavirus Hardship Fund Ivors Academy eatsleepthink Government guidance Subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen to them. Twitter: @mkgasoundtrack Instagram:...

Duration:00:53:48

Special Episode (Trailer)

3/20/2020
We're busy planning something amazing for Making A Soundtrack series 2, but with everything going on we thought we'd do a one off special episode. We'll have some fabulous guests and we'll be talking about the impact of the you-know-what. If you can record a message and send it to us via makingasoundtrack.com we'll play it / read it out. Bye for now!

Duration:00:00:59

Resolutions

1/23/2020
This is the final episode of series 1! Dan & Gareth reflect on the first series of Making A Soundtrack and how the album is shaping up. They also look back at the wonderful advice the series guests have provided. Subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen to them. For more information about the series and all of our fantastic guests, visit www.makingasoundtrack.com Twitter: @mkgasoundtrack Instagram: @mkgasoundtrack Facebook: @mkgasoundtrack Making A Soundtrack is produced by The...

Duration:00:55:29

Little Mix

1/16/2020
Gareth adds strings and piano to the theme tune, and Dan talks through track 6 to illustrate his mixing process. Next week's episode will mark the end of series 1 of Making A Soundtrack (booo). To celebrate we are going to the Royal Festival Hall (Central Bar) next Saturday 25th January from 6pm. Anyone and everyone is welcome, so come along and have a chat. All the details are on the website, and there's an event set up on our Facebook page if you'd like let us know you're...

Duration:00:32:11

May The Sound Be With You, With Tim Nielsen

1/9/2020
This week Gareth makes the 100 mile journey to Dan's studio where they approach track 2 (the theme tune) and make notes for the rest of the album. They also chat with Skywalker Sound's supervising sound editor, sound designer and re-recording mixer Tim Nielsen about all things sound (and maybe a little bit of Star Wars). You can find out more about Tim at www.skysound.com/people/tim-nielsen Follow Tim on social media: Twitter: @TimNielsen Instagram: @timnielsen71 ___________ Subscribe...

Duration:00:53:05

Do Your Own Thing, With Ian Arber

12/12/2019
Dan & Gareth are taking a Christmas break! The next episode will be on 10th January. In this episode they attempt a Christmas carol, progress track 9 and chat with composer Ian Arber about Mission Impossible and recent BBC drama 'The Capture'. You can find out more about Ian and his work at www.ianarber.com Twitter: @ianarber Instagram: @ianarber ___________ Subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen to them. For more information visit www.makingasoundtrack.com Twitter:...

Duration:00:50:48

Singing From The Same Hymn Sheet, With Jeremy Holland-Smith

12/5/2019
Dan practises his conducting and Gareth makes a start on track 9. They also chat to composer, conductor and orchestrator Jeremy Holland-Smith about his work on dramas Les Miserables and The Musketeers. You can find out more about Jeremy and his work at www.jeremyholland-smith.com Twitter: @jeremyhs1 Instagram: @jrhsmusic ___________ Subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen to them. For more information visit www.makingasoundtrack.com Twitter: @mkgasoundtrack Instagram:...

Duration:00:39:58

Communication, With Peter Blach

11/28/2019
Gareth & Dan get together at Dan's studio to review tracks. They also talk about the development of track 8, and chat with Folkestone-based director Peter Blach about his debut feature, Seagull. Find out more about Peter and his work via Twitter: @peterblach74 Watch the Seagull trailer here. ___________ Subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen to them. For more information visit www.makingasoundtrack.com Twitter: @mkgasoundtrack Instagram: @mkgasoundtrack Facebook:...

Duration:00:50:39

It's All About The Music

11/21/2019
Gareth finds Dan trying to put track 7 to bed with interesting results. They also chat about how they have sculpted the sound for the album, what inspires them to write, how they know the collaboration is working and what to do with the album once they've finished it. ___________ Subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen to them. For more information visit www.makingasoundtrack.com Twitter: @mkgasoundtrack Instagram: @mkgasoundtrack Facebook: @mkgasoundtrack Making A Soundtrack is...

Duration:00:35:52