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Exploring Game Music - for Music Makers and Artists

Gary Hiebner, Sound Designer and Composer

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7 Videos (50m)
    • What is Game Music and why it’s an exciting field

      4:39
    • The Different Roles in Game Audio

      6:51
    • Being a Game Music Composer

      8:22
    • Being a Game Sound Designer

      15:17
    • Game Dialogue and Voice Overs

      8:07
    • Being a Team Player in the Game World

      3:04
    • ACTION: Start a Game Music Portfolio

      3:23

About This Class

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Did you know the Video Game Industry is one of the fastest growing industry? Making millions and millions each year. And guess what? All these games need music! And its an exciting industry to get into. You can be a game music composer, a game sound designer, or even a game dialogue and voice over artist. So there's many possibilities as a music maker and artist.

In this course composer/sound designer Gary Hiebner will guide you through the interesting world of Video Games, and how you can get involved as a music maker. It is quite a dynamic and challenging field. So knowing how sounds and music work in this field, plus the technology that drives it will make you a key player.

We will cover the different terms used in this field so you become familiar with how it works. Then we will explore the different roles that are available for music makers and artists. Then we'll go over these areas in depth and how to make you a better game music maker in these areas.

In the end of this course you'll be able to start building up your game music portfolio. Which you'll be abel to take to potential Gaming Studio and Companies.

Course Content includes:

  • What is Game Music, and Why its an Exciting Field
  • The Different game Music Roles
  • Becoming a Game Music Composer
  • Becoming a Game Sound Designer
  • Working with Dialogue and Voice Overs
  • Being a Team Player in the Video Game World
  • Start our Own Game Music Portfolio

What You'll Get From This Course:

  • A Guide on how the Video Game Industry works and how Music and Sound Can help
  • The Different roles that you as a music maker and artists can explore in this industry
  • How to fine tune which role you want to improve at
  • How to create your own Game Music Portfolio to ship around to Game Studios

Course Goals:

At the end of this course you’ll have a good understanding on what goes on in the Video Game Industry and how music and sounds integrate into this world. And how you as an artists can get involved in this industry as an extra way for you to make money with your music.

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This guy is awesome, and informative. His energy is warm and inviting, the lessons are extremely enlightening.

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Gary Hiebner

Sound Designer and Composer

Gary Hiebner is a sound designer and music composer who was been working in new media such as music and sound for TV and online games for the last 15 years. In these years Gary has worked through a multitude of different audio software, and through this found a passion for teaching how to use the different type of audio software that is available on the market. He is a firm believer that audio software has its place in the creative field and using them as tools you can get different results w...

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