Cash Tracks: Compose, Produce, and Sell Your Original Soundtrack
Learn everything you need to know to make jingles and score video productions with this new, updated second edition of this popular book. With so many changes in the industry, this is a much-needed revision to this popular guide. With major emphasis on promotion, this book covers some new technological information based on today" s soundtrack composition techniques. With a huge demand for professional compositions for movies, TV, video, radio, and other multimedia formats, this book delves into how to take advantage of this demand and make a successful career. Once you've finished this thorough guide, you'll know how to organize production resources, prepare and present your demo recordings, work with clients, craft profit-producing copy, promote your work, protect yourself legally, get the money you deserve and more. Features:
Learn how to succeed writing soundtrack music and/or jingles for commercials, radio, TV, film, video, Internet, games, and other areas.
This book addresses four parts of the soundtrack business: setting up the business and studio, finding the work and getting hired, doing the composing and recording, and managing the business.
Includes practical tips on developing, writing, and promoting music services; how to prepare and present music demos and promotional materials and; relentless business advice crucial to making sure the music business is successful and profitable.
Offers step-by-step information that makes starting a profitable commercial music business fast and easy, whether its full or part-time.
©2005, 200 pages.