Film Matters lectures

These lectures are designed for anyone looking to develop their film making skills and keen to learn directly from experienced professionals in the film industry.

They are ideal for anyone looking to pitch an idea for funding to a film body, and anyone working on a concept for The Pitch 2014.

Martin Kiszko
The Art of the Film Score: Major and Minor Adventures in La-La Land
Tuesday 2 December, 7.00-10.00 pm

A two-hour masterclass from film composer, screenwriter, and poet Martin Kiszko, looking at methods and techniques of how to get the best out of putting music to picture. Learn all about the secrets of film composers’ techniques and get the best out of your film soundtrack.

Ideal for: Anyone looking to develop their filmmaking/soundtrack skills.

Why Martin Kiszko? Quite apart from his industry experience and academic experience in delivering talks, Martin has regularly been a judge for The Pitch short film. With feedback like this from our last session I’d recommend you don’t miss his over view on scoring for film!

‘Dr Martin Kiszko gave an outstanding in his analysis of story structure models’ ..... an extremely useful summary of the models of story form, one that any script writer, director, composer or film maker would find invaluable'.’ ’I really enjoyed Martin's talk - very inspiring.’ ’Martin is fabulous - I really wish I had heard all his talks.’

Biography – Martin Kiszko
Martin has composed and orchestrated over 200 scores for film and TV. Amongst these were the landmark natural history series Land of the Eagle and Realms of the Russian Bear, in which he pioneered the recording of music samples on film locations. The diversity of Martin’s material also embraces BBC, ITV and C4 dramas including: Black Hearts in Battersea, The Levels, and The Uninvited. His TV signature tunes include: BBC’s Newsround, Food and Drink, Omnibus, Wildlife on Two and The Natural World.