Episode 42 – Phil Curran: Breaking Into & Creating A Career As A Composer In Film & TV

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Many Are Called….Few Are Chosen! Many Would Love A Career As A Composer In Film & TV But Few Actually Make It. This Podcast Features Composer Phil Curran Who Has Broken Into This Magical Musical World.

Philip Curran Film Composer

Have you ever listened to the music at the movies or when watching a TV show and thought “I’d love to do that”…well so have thousands of other people, however, it’s easy to dream but not so easy to actually realise your dreams.

In this podcast interview, Philip Curran talks candidly with Ged Brockie about the challenges presented in becoming a film and TV composer. Philip talks about his early dreams, how he advanced into the arena and then set himself up as a composer who can actually support himself and family through writing music for screen. 

A wonderfully positive and likable man, Phil continues to grow his musical talent and writing skills and will undoubtedly be one to look out for in the years ahead.

Here is a video from the BBC featuring a short interview with Phil.

Here Are The Full Tracks That Are Featured In The Podcast Interview With Phil Curran for you to enjoy.

TWO PLAYER

EDGE OF THE HORIZON

DENGAN BASIKAL AKU MENJELAJAH – OPENING TITLES

THE ANCIENT SILK ROAD

THE HIMALAYAS

 

DAW & Studio Setup
Philip Curran’s DAW and studio setup

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Podcast Ep 42 – Table Of Contents

3.07 Initial steps of getting into film scoring.

10.55 Landing that first gig.

19.52 Moving from part time to full time as a composer.

26.04 Landing a BBC series.

40.51 The tools needed to score music.

44.09 Money matters…

54.01 Do you still love it as much as when it was just a dream?

Learn more about Philip Curran by following these links.

Phil’s website can be found HERE

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