The Game Composer's Guide to Survival [NOOK Book]

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Targeted to anyone considering a career as an interactive composer, you’ll learn if you truly have the talent, or if your college simply emptied your wallet. This is not a “how to” guide about technology. This book challenges the artistic model the game industry has adopted for interactive music, and how the industry failed to establish its own musical identity. You’ll learn how much money is required to launch a career in this business, with advice on how to win contracts through effective marketing, what you ...
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The Game Composer's Guide to Survival

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Overview

Targeted to anyone considering a career as an interactive composer, you’ll learn if you truly have the talent, or if your college simply emptied your wallet. This is not a “how to” guide about technology. This book challenges the artistic model the game industry has adopted for interactive music, and how the industry failed to establish its own musical identity. You’ll learn how much money is required to launch a career in this business, with advice on how to win contracts through effective marketing, what you can reasonably charge for your services, and an examination of various composition methods. Find out how the composer’s role in this industry has changed in the last twenty years, and what the next twenty might bring. Authored by a game composer and former college professor credited with more than fifty interactive titles, this book will become your companion as you attempt to launch a career. It’s a hilarious look at the game industry from an artistic perspective. But it’s not for sissies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781304529800
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 3/28/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 281,166
  • File size: 492 KB

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