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  • This course will provide students with an overview of the various sectors of the motion picture industry. During this course students will examine these various segments from an historical perspective, and the key technological advancements that have changed this industry. Most notably, this course will look at the economic structure and current trends that are shaping the future of the motion picture industry.

    Interest: Art & Culture 12 Lessons Self-Directed Learning
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    Introduction To The Motion Picture Industry

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  • The growth of the Internet and the rapid development of digital media have presented musicians with an abundance of new platforms through which they can market and sell their music. In this course, we will be examining the evolution of these various types of media, and identify the many possible opportunities composers and songwriters have to generate income from their craft. We will explain how licensing and royalties work for different media, and what you need to do to ensure you get fairly compensated. Finally, we will provide you with a number of helpful tips – specific to the different types of media.

    Interest: Audio Production, Art & Culture 12 Lessons Self-Directed Learning
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    Music For Media

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  • As the music industry has changed and evolved over the past decade due to the emergence of the Internet and digital technology, it’s become all the more important for musicians to understand the numerous ways and means to generate earnings from their music. In this course, we will examine the finer points of music licensing, and look at how musicians can make money from their music. We will discuss the vital basics of copyright and publishing, the different types of licensing involved in music, and how musicians can utilize those licenses to exploit their creativity.

    Interest: Music Business, Music Performance 12 Lessons Self-Directed Learning
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    Music Licensing For Musicians & Songwriters

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  • Music theory is the fundamental language that all musicians use to communicate with each other, and it’s imperative that budding musicians have a strong foundation of knowledge in theory if they wish to take their creative talents to another level. In this course, we will introduce students to the basics of music theory, giving them an introduction to the skills necessary to read and write western music notation, as well as to understand, analyze, and listen to various musical elements. Our course will cover material such as the musical staff, clefs, pitch and rhythm, time signatures, key signatures, scales and basic harmony.

    Interest: Music Theory 12 Lessons Self-directed learning
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    Music Theory: Rudiments

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  • Music, Art & Culture I provides students with an overview of the history of music, art and culture from the prehistoric age, through to ancient Greece and Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Romantic era, the Industrial Revolution and the 19th century. By the end this course, the student will have a solid understanding of the development of human thought and society as well as how music, art and culture were profoundly affected by the historical occurrences of these eras.

    Interest: Art & Culture 12 Lessons Self-Directed Learning
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    Music, Art & Culture I

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  • Following up on Music, Art & Culture I, we will begin Part II of our course by continuing our discussion of the Romantic period, focusing initially on the celebrated musical composers of the era, including Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and Wagner. We will look at the evolution of several important visual art movements, including realism, impressionism, and neo and post-impressionism, through the works of artists such as Monet, Cezanne, Gaugin, and Vincent van Gogh. We will explore the birth of photography and motion pictures, and the subsequent emergence of radio and the phonograph, through the inventive genius of names such as Daguerre, Edison, Tesla, and Marconi. And finally, we will discuss the genesis of the motion picture industry, and the vital work of the earliest film pioneers, including the Lumiere brothers, Melies, Porter, and Griffiths.

    Interest: Art & Culture 12 Lessons Self-Directed Learning
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    Music, Art & Culture II

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  • Our Music, Art & Culture III course will continue our historical examination of art and culture, and is the successor to Music, Art & Culture I and II. In Part III, we will focus on the amazingly dynamic first half of the 20th century. Tracing the evolution of art and music from the early 1900s to the 1950s, we will also look at how these were affected by the major world events of the time, including World War I, Prohibition, the Great Depression and World War II. Some of the key media and movements we will examine include the expansion of the language of film, Dada, Surrealism, blues, jazz, the Beats, rock n’ roll, and much more.

    Interest: Art & Culture 12 Lessons Self-Directed Learning
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    Music, Art & Culture III

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  • Metalworks-Institute-Music-Promotion-and-Publicity-Online-Courses

    This course will provide students with a broad introduction to the concepts of promotion and publicity for musicians. During this course students will explore the concepts of internet marketing and social networking including search engine positioning, logos, branding and sponsorship, publicity, soliciting media using electronic press kits, press releases; the importance of media interviews and promotional public appearances, managing resource databases and other widely used methods to develop the student’s career as a musician.

    Interest: Music Business, Music Performance 12 Lessons Self-Directed Learning
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    Promotion & Publicity For Musicians

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  • Metalworks-Institute-Online-Courses-Recording-Technologies-Microphones

    This course will provide students with a broad introduction into the theoretical and creative principles used in sound for motion picture and television. During this course students will be introduced to the history and evolution of the film industry, on location recording processes, post production techniques, the mixing process, and the multiple output formats used.

    Interest: Audio Production 12 Lessons Self-Directed Learning
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    Recording Technologies: Microphones

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  • Social networking platforms have become an integral component to marketing and promotion in today’s music industry. However, the sheer size and scope of the social media universe has made it difficult for musical artists to determine the best way to integrate social media into their overall marketing and promotion strategy. In this course, we will wade through this digital media landscape and arrive at the most effective social networking marketing strategies for musicians. We’ll take a closer look at the most powerful social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and others – and examine how artists can use them to promote their music and their brand.

    Interest: Music Business, Music Performance 12 Lessons Self-Directed Learning
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    Social Media Strategies For Musicians

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