By the end of the program, graduates will have demonstrated the ability to apply their pre-existing musical knowledge to most of the specific skills of writing, arranging, editing, producing, and administering music for film, television, animation, the stage and video games.
- Compose music for at least two of the following: live action dramatic short films, animated short films, live musical theatre or video games.
- Illustrate competency in at least two of the following areas: producing a score recording session, engineering a score recording session, editing recorded music to fit a given visual sequence, arrange or orchestrate a provided musical idea or composition.
- Articulate the unique responsibilities of the principal and key production personnel involved in visual media, musical theatre productions or game design.
- Collaborate with a key creative team in the creation of complementary music accompaniment for a storytelling environment.
- Create original musical elements and deliver to peer content producers within the Sheridan College student community.
- Arrange and orchestrate a given composition within the creative and practical constraints of a production.
- Produce all facets of a score recording session including: writing score parts, contracting musicians, preparation of MIDI or digital “guide tracks”, preparation of click tracks, tempo maps, markers.
- Contextualize differences between composition and composition for stage, screen and games.
- Argue the complexities of musical themes and development in milestone productions of film, television, games and musical theatre.
- Contextualize the various social, political, economic, cultural and artistic influences upon composition for visual media, games and musical theatre throughout history.