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Score this scene from SFA

The following video clip is a scene from the feature film, Shrek Forever After.

Key points for this lesson – we will go over all of these steps:

  • Set the sequencer to match the movie start time
  • Create MARKERS to pinpoint key moments in the scene
  • Determine the tone or mood of the music for the scene – does it change at any point(s)?
  • The mood will help to define the starting tempo for the scene – set the sequencer starting tempo to match your mood
  • Refer to the SMPTE timecode window number on the exact frame of video you wish to start your music (ex.) 02:07:09.03  This represents Bar 1, Beat 1 of your music
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