Periodically, throughout the year, WMM hosts one-off, "Industry Workshops" with professionals from all backgrounds in the industry. These are special opportunities to ask questions, get sneak previews, and learn new skills and techniques from the best in biz. Keep your eyes peeled for upcoming events on the calendar!
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WHERE: The Complex (6476 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038)
WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH @7:30
TICKETS: Tickets are free but please RSVP through Eventbrite.
INSIDE FILM & TELEVISION MUSIC COMPOSITION & LICENSING (& OTHER NUTS & BOLTS)
Colin Aguiar is an award-winning composer of Indian-Canadian decent. He started writing music at ten and wrote musicals and film scores as a teenager. Under his mentor, Mychael Danna he worked on a caliber of independent films that gained critical attention such as Ang Lee’s THE ICE STORM - a Palm d’Or Cannes winner, Atom Egoyan’s Oscar-nominated THE SWEET HEREAFTER - also a Palme d’Or & Grand Prize Cannes Winner and finally, the Fox Studios film, THE LIFE OF PI - which was awarded an Oscar for Best Score. His career as a composer has spanned productions in theatre, television and independent film. His score for the film, CONSTRUCT garnered over 15 Awards for Best Music at festivals from India to Spain, the UK and around the globe. He served as the Chairperson of the music branch of the Canadian Academy of Film & Television. He is deeply passionate about empowering filmmakers in the pursuit of obtaining powerful scores and making films that create meaningful change in the lives of their audience.
Mark Hensley is an Emmy Award Winning, Los Angeles based Audio-Post engineer. He has an extensive Audio-Engineering background spanning more than 30 years, starting in Live sound in the Netherlands. After moving to San Francisco, Mark worked at one of the Bay Area's most prestigious music studio's, The Plant. A short vacation break in Vancouver resulted in a permanent move after Mark met his wife there. He initially worked as a freelance producer/engineer in various music studio's, and by chance moved into Audio-Post. In 2003, Mark was hired full-time by Vancouver’s premier Audio-Post facility, Post Modern Sound, to fill the position of Re-Recording mixer, which resulted in numerous nominations and awards for his work there. In 2008 he moved to Los Angeles where he quickly developed a solid reputation as a re-recording mixer. He is in his 8th year as dialog mixer at Smartpostsound. www.markhensley.tv/