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Composing Music for TV ft. Miranda Sachetta (Transformers: Prime Wars/The Voice) (PT94)

Alex and Nick invite Miranda Miranda Sachetta, composer for Transformers: Prime Wars and The Voice, to discuss writing music on scripted and unscripted television shows.

What is the process of writing a piece of music for a television show? How does the communication between the composer and creatives work? How are motifs and themes used? What can TV writers learn from music composition? How does music for scripted shows differ from unscripted?

The Paper Team takes a cue…



Starting in TV, process of composing, communication with creatives, addressing notes, temp tracks, motifs and themes, working with an orchestra, what writers can learn from composers, composing for interactive formats, post-processing (00:31)
Resources and Next Week On (34:10)


Miranda Sachetta
Transformers: Prime Wars Trilogy
The Eagle Huntress
Nobuo Uematsu
Neon Genesis Evangelion
My Hero Academia

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