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LAB: Music Scoring for Media
03 Oct 2022 - 11 Feb 2023
Various locations



Interested in music scoring? Join LAB: Music Scoring for Media where you can be part of a mentorship programme to become an emerging music composer for film / commercials / ads. You can expect access to industry partners and have the opportunity to learn and develop with these established partners. 

Registration period: 3 Oct 2022 – 19 Oct 2022

Programme period: 12 Nov 2023 – 11 Feb 2023

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Programme Objectives: 

  • Recognise the importance of music in film and media and the role composers play in the industry 
  • Outline the entire process of music scoring for film and media from project conceptualisation to delivery 
  • Apply basic and advance techniques and strategies in music scoring 
  • Examine problems and challenges in music scoring 
  • Devise solutions to problems and challenges in music scoring 
  • Create original music for film and media 
  • Work with mentors from the industry 


Registration Process: 

  • Registration is open to youths between the age of 15 – 35 years old of Singaporean / PR nationality. 
  • Applicants are to fill up all sections of the registration form. 
  • A write-up of less than 80 words of your interest in the programme. 
  • Share links to 1-3 past music scoring works for any projects with creative rationale / explanation of the works. 
  • Links should be in WAV. MP3. FLAC. MP4. M4V or MOV. 
  • You are required to obtain parental consent if you are below 18 years of age. A form will be sent to you via email. 


Key Programme Dates:

Week 1: 12 Nov
Workshop #1: Introduction to Music Scoring for Film & Media + Onboarding to programme

Week 2: By 19 Nov
Projects assignment

Weeks 3-4: By 3 Dec
Discussion on approach to tackle the project; Confirm music scoring direction and deliverables for project

Week 4: 10 Dec
Workshop #2: Techniques, Strategies and Problem-Solving in Music Scoring

Weeks 5-6: By 24 Dec
Sample/test scoring for selected scene(s); further discussion

Week 8: 7 Jan
Visit to film school (dates TBC)

Weeks 7-9: By 14 Jan
Samples of work-in-progress scoring for project; further discussion

Week 10: By 21 Jan
Close-to-final scoring for project; further discussion

Week 11: By 28 Jan
Submission of Project

11 Feb – Screening of excerpts of works produced by mentees