SPEAK UP IF YOU GET STUCK!
WATCH THIS VIDEO - JUST 3 MINUTES
Speak Up! If you do not understand something after following the instructions then you must speak up. Don't be worried about asking for assistance, that's what teachers want you to do!
You can always message your teacher in a one-to-one chat in your Teams lesson or at anytime outside of the lesson.
It's your job to ask for assistance if you need it - it's your teacher's job to help you.
You will be having to watch LOTS of video content
You should also wear headphones to make sure you can hear the video clearly
If the videos don't work try these tips:
Film Music - Introduction
Watch this introduction FIRST.
Then watch the following videos below in order.
Each video contains tasks that you must complete:
Elements of Music - contains task 1
Leitmotifs - contains tasks 2 and 3
Creating Sounds - Musical Techniques - contains tasks 4 and 5
Creating Your Leitmotif - contains task 6
DO NOT WATCH ANY FURTHER THAN VIDEOS 1, 2, 3 & 4 UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE TASKS FOR EACH VIDEO
Preparation Tasks - Get Ready
Now you have watched the introduction video above you have SIX tasks in the videos below that must be completed FIRST.
Watch the preparation tasks videos in order, 1 to 4. Submit your answers to the tasks in the videos via a one-to-one chat to your teacher on Teams. Each video also explains this.
Below are the four resources you will need to complete this topic. However, don't worry right now as each video below will tell you what resource you need and when you need it.
This is the 1 minute movie clip you are creating the music to. This has NO music
The worksheet has all instructions needed. You will need this along with the videos below.
GarageBand is a FREE app for iPhones and iPads. This will allow you to record your piece eventually. If you don't want to install it due to storage space then you will have to PERFORM your film music piece - that's MUCH harder! Search 'GarageBand' in the app store
Preparation Tasks Videos
1. Elements of Music
Contains Task 1
Music makes use of 'elements'. It's important you understand what these are and how to use them.
Contains Tasks 2 + 3
Leitmotifs are very important in film music. This video explains what these are and how they're used.
You might wish to use the links below for the music for TASK 3 in this video.
3. Creating Sounds - Musical Techniques
Contains Tasks 4 + 5
This video will take you through creating your own sounds and using music techniques to make them sound even more creepy
4. Creating Your Leitmotif
Contains Task 6
This video is the last of the preparation tasks and will show you how to create your very own leitmotif using what you have learned from videos 1, 2, 3 & 4
Now you have watched the four videos above and completed the task in the videos you now need to start creating and putting your music together to match the film clip.
Follow the instructions below on the sheet, the final section of the sheet that is titled 'Putting Music to the Script'
Need to record your performance and send it to your teacher?
Send it via Microsoft Teams. If this is not possible then you can email it - firstname.lastname@example.org
Collaboration - only BandLab allows your teacher to collaborate with you on your project. Just click the 'share' button in the top-right corner of your project like this image. Your teacher can then view and edit your project with you at the same time
Finished? Both GarageBand and BandLab allow you to export and share your project. This turns your project into an audio file which you can then easily share with your teacher.
This video shows you how to do this
Original Clip With Music
Need to get inspiration from the original?
Watch this video which contains the original sound and music. Use the music to inspire your creation - WEAR HEADPHONES
IMPORTANT! You are only working with the 1st minute! However, feel free to watch the rest of the scene to see what happens.
This film is an 18 certificate BUT don't worry, this clip has been edited and there are no scenes of blood, violence, swearing or inappropriate content. When you're old enough feel free to watch the full movie