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Award-winning composer, Chris First teaches you how to build a MIDI-based system by taking you on a tour through his own studio.  He then walks you through his step-by-step approach to scoring a scene from the movie, “Clone.” Go inside the composer’s world and learn the process of how music is properly used to enrich a scene. Learn how to work with a composer and the composer’s process of writing original music for a movie.


  • 18:23 guide that walks you through the process of scoring a scene
  • Complete resource guide


  • What types of equipment are needed to build a MIDI system
  • The cost of building a MIDI system
  • How MIDI works
  • How to approach the scoring a of a scene
  • Demonstration of how a scene is scored
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    - William Linsman, Boston University