MA in Scoring for Film & Visual Media Graduate Showcase and Networking Reception

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Pulse College and Windmill Lane Studios are delighted to announce  Graduates of the MA in Scoring for Film & Visual Media will present a showcase of their work on Monday, 6th of November at Windmill Lane Studios.  Directors and producers are invited to attend a networking reception and meet graduate composers of the programme.

There will be a 30 minutes screening session with a presentation of the composers’ Graduation orchestral pieces consisting of original music scoring matched to well known film scenes.

The M.A. in Scoring for Film & Visual Media at Pulse College / Windmill Lane Studios is a one-year program that attracts the best young film composers from all over the world to Dublin. For the 2016/17 programme, successful student composers applicants came from the USA, South Africa, Germany, Australia, South Korea, India, Norway, Greece, Singapore, Puerto Rico, and Ireland.

Tutors for the programme include veteran Hollywood film composer Christopher Young (HELLRAISER, SPIDERMAN 3, COPYCAT, and THE SHIPPING NEWS); Irish conductor Derek Gleeson, and orchestrator Conrad Pope (HARRY POTTER, LORD OF THE RINGS, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN) the orchestrator of choice for John Williams, Steven Spielberg, Hans Zimmer and Peter Jackson.

Other directors such as John Boorman and Jim Sheridan have lectured to the students on the special relationship that exists between the director and the film composer.

Throughout the year, composer’s record a series of sessions in Windmill of their own work, they perform a showcase of their own film compositions with a 110 piece orchestra in Sofia, Bulgaria. In addition composers participate in a month long placement in a recording studio in Hollywood, gaining valuable contacts and working as assistants on TV series and feature films.

Now in its fourth successful year, the Pulse College / Windmill Lane course is rated by AMPAS as one of the five top Film Music courses in the world.

If you are a director or producer wishing to attend this event please contact Pulse studios on 01 4784045 or email with the subject line “MA in Scoring for Film & Visual Media Showcase”.