2 items from 2010
I frequently get emails from burgeoning composers and new Los Angeles transplants either looking for a composer assistant position or just advice on breaking into the industry. I often agree to meet them (usually over lunch) and invariably get asked if it's beneficial to assist and/or ghostwrite for a bigger name composer. The advice I give them is almost always the same. It comes from my own years of experience working hard to establish myself in the composer world. A feat that I feel is not only difficult, but one most all of us are ever in the constant pursuit of doing.
I learn something new on every film and further hone my craft and skill with each project. There are some truly fundamental things I have learned in the last few years. Many years ago, fresh out of USC's Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television Program, I was »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (SCOREcast Admin)
How do you use social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube?Marci LiroffMarci Liroff Casting, Los Angeles; 'Ghosts of Girlfriends Past,' 'Mean Girls,' 'St. Elmo's Fire,' 'A Christmas Story,' 'Blade Runner'; www.facebook.com/MarciLiroffFans, www.twitter.com/MarciliroffI feel like as a casting director, I'm becoming more accessible. Casting directors have been very inaccessible and kind of elusive and exclusive, and I don't think that flies anymore. I just want to be more involved. From my classes, I produced a DVD based on all my lessons, and I promote it on my Facebook fan page. I also edited the DVD into little digestible videos and put those up on YouTube, so people could spread them around.When I got on Facebook personally with my friends and family, I started getting hit on by lots of actors, people I didn't even know, »
2 items from 2010
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.See our NewsDesk partners