Embark on an 8-Module journey taking you through everything you need to know to start writing music for major Hollywood trailer campaigns.
Learn the ins and outs of orchestral, sound design and hybrid trailer music, and master practical techniques for each style. From composition and orchestration to sound design, mixing and mastering – the course will help you meet the demands of the high industry standards.
Get exclusive insights from experienced industry professionals such as composers, publishers, and editors, and learn about the business side of the game to kickstart your epic journey as a trailer composer.
Here’s What You’ll Learn
Here’s What You’ll Learn
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What You Get In The Course
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Your Journey Through The Course
Introduction To Trailer Music
We will start off the course by being introduced to the world of trailer music, what it is and the different terminologies.
This module will aim at teaching you the first things you need to know in order to get started on your journey to becoming a professional trailer music composer.
What we will learn in the first module of this course:
This will set you up for the coming modules where we start to actually write and produce trailer music.
Fundamentals Of Trailer Music
Arguably the most important module of this course, we are going to dive in-depth into the main fundamentals that trailer music composers use to create their music.
We will start by looking at the common trailer music track structure. Once we know it, we can start tinkering away at some ideas for our track and be well on our way to create a finished track.
We’ll be covering:
Furthermore we will dive into some more simplified music theory to help you orchestrate, compose and arrange your music better.
You’ll learn about Harmony & Chords, Melody & Counter-Melody, and we’ll also look at how to write for:
This will truly let you grasp the fundamentals of writing a track as a whole, and learn how to incorporate and implement them in your own trailer music.
Orchestral Trailer Music
Once we have gone through the main fundamentals of creating trailer music, we will dive into more specific fields and genres, and in Module 3: Orchestral Trailer Music we’ll be using the orchestra and choirs more prominently.
In this module:
Sound Design Trailer Music
In this module, we’ll dive further into sound design trailer music and look at some of the main approaches.
We will look at:
Hybrid Trailer Music
This module is all about merging the orchestral style with the sound design, and bringing out the best of these two worlds of trailer music.
What we will be learning:
This is the last of the style modules and after these three you will have gotten a deeper understanding into what goes into each of the major styles.
Mixing and Mastering Your Track
In the sixth module, we are going to mix and master a track.
We will learn what goes into the fundamental mixing mindsets and workflows, specific tools and programs, and more.
This is of course applicable on all music production, but we will be focusing on the trailer sound.
Here’s what we’ll go through:
The Business Of Trailer Music
To be a financially successful trailer music composer, understanding the different parts of the industry is crucial.
While most composers just want to make the music, and not having to deal with anything business-related, it is still a great idea to understand the different components and aspects of the industry.
In this 7th module of the course, we’ll learn:
Insights From The Industry
In the 8th and last module of this course, you will be gaining insights from professionals in the industry.
You will learn from highly skilled and professional composers, trailer house directors, trailer editors and trailer music publishers.
The insights here are exclusive to Evenant, and will keep growing as we receive more guidance from amazing professionals in the industry.
Productivity tips, staying on top of your game, and getting the most out of learning how to become a professional trailer music composer. Tips and advice in this bonus module!
We don’t want any unhappy students. If we didn’t meet your expectations, get in touch within 21 days of purchase, and we’ll give you every penny back – no questions asked. But we’re so confident you’re gonna dig the course, we’re willing to take that risk. If you’re for some reason unhappy, get in touch within 21 days and we’ll issue you a refund and even let you keep the bonuses. So, see you on the inside?
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Meet Your Instructors
Mathieu Hallouin is a mixing engineer, trailer music publisher and musician based in Le Mans, France. His intensive work as a supervisor with L.A. based labels such as Dos Brains has lead him and his companies to gain widespread recognition in the trailer music industry, landing music in campaigns such as Avengers, Captain America, Maze Runner, and more.
Tim Stoney is a trailer music composer and orchestrator based in the UK. Having worked for years as an orchestrator for Video Games Live and freelancing, he began his trailer music career working with Dos Brains. Tim has since worked with other companies such as Epic Score and Cavalry Music. Tim’s music can be heard in the campaigns for Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Venom, Call of Duty: WWII and more.
As a Swedish award-winning composer, concept artist, mechanical engineer and entrepreneur, Walid has always been dedicated to trying new fields of study, exploring, creating, travelling and collaborating. This has lead him to compose orchestral film scores for feature films and games, trailer music placements in many Hollywood campaigns such as Independence Day 2, Warcraft, Starcraft 2, Call of Duty, creating concept art for the same industry, a mechanical engineering degree, and more.
You bet ya! These highly practical methods, secrets and techniques are of a level that even professional composers would have a lot of use for. We have broken down all of the most important methods and techniques for understanding how to create a massive sound, compose compelling trailer music cues, orchestrating, mixing and even landing fantastic placements will be useful for composers that already have some proper experience.
Trailer Music Redefined is a course aimed towards beginner to intermediate composers that want to get a solid understanding of the fundamental principles and techniques in the world of trailer music, to get that massive sound and finally land tracks in real Hollywood campaigns.
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.
Together with Evenant tutors, we monitor the private student group and make sure to see to it that everyone is on track and give pointers along the way. It’s also a community effort so students can support each other.
Our personal feedbacks and guidance are focused on 1-on-1 private students, so be sure to stay tuned on openings for that.
We want to get you to reach your ultimate goals, and help you become the very best creator you can be.
There will be openings where we offer a 1-on-1 private tutoring through video calls, emails, and more. You’ll get personal feedback and guidance from us and other instructors themselves in a private, and focused setting that revolves around you and your goals.
As you go through the main course curriculum, you will be sending in your assignments, questions and artworks privately to your instructor every week and receiving personal feedback and industry insights.
Stay tuned on the platform to learn more about how you can get private tutoring as soon as spots open!