Featured Tutorial: Dramatic Cue in 9 minutes

Mike Patti from Cinesamples has a very interesting and somewhat disheartening tutorial (wish I could do it!) on how to create a dramatic cue in 9 minutes.  Its actually quite fun to watch and you might pick up a couple of things from it.  Check it out below.

Written by: Emmett Cooke

Emmett Cooke is an Irish composer for film, tv and video games. His music has been used around the world by high profile companies including Sony Playstation, Ralph Lauren, ABC, CBS, NBC, Lockheed Martin and many more.

  • http://www.strandland.com Dave Strand

    How did you keep in time? Do you hear a click or just take visual cues off the piano roll?

    • http://www.SonicOctave.com Emmett Cooke

      You can use the click built into your DAW.

  • Cyriel Heidema

    Im fairly new as composing film scores, But how do you start making the chords?

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