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Master of Fine Arts in Music for Motion Pictures and Contemporary Media

The Ultimate One-Year Practical Experience for Film and Game Composers

Early Admissions Open for Academic Year 2024-2025

Andy Hill Film Scoring Academy of Europe

Dr. Andy Hill

Director of Studies

Former Vice President of Music Production at Disney, and Author of the acclaimed book "Scoring the Screen: The Secret Language of Film Music"

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The most substantial portfolio-building package offered by any media scoring degree in the world. Collaborate with filmmakers across Europe, record your music with the European Recording Orchestra (ERO).

Solo Piano 
3-piece: violin, cello, piano
7-piece: string quintet + 2 winds

9-piece woodwinds
17-piece strings & Bulgarian folk ensemble
22-piece chamber strings

38-piece symphony orchestra

23-piece strings & woodwinds
Hybrid Stem Session 1: 17 strings

Hybrid Stem Session 2&3: 15 winds & brass
52-piece symphony orchestra
84-piece symphony orchestra
20-piece epic choir

38-piece Major Project orchestra

Film Scoring Academy of Europe
  • The New Standard in Media Scoring Education: the most substantial film scoring Masters degree programme at a lower price than anywhere in the world

  • 12 comprehensive modules in Scoring the Screen, MIDI Mockups, Sound Design, Orchestration, Studio Conducting, Mixing & Production, and more

  • 15 recording sessions of your music with the European Recording Orchestra (ERO), multi-cam HD video recorded for your portfolio

  • Access to our A-List Faculty: just check out our Faculty & Guest Artists page to see who our Masters composers learn from throughout their experience

  • Composer acceptance package that includes Dorico Pro 4, film music books, a dedicated hardware station, collaboration with filmmakers, and 24/7 swipe card access to our facility

  • Join composers from around the world in a life changing experience that will transform your abilities and jump start your scoring career


Interested in speaking with Admissions about getting your Masters Degree at the Film Scoring Academy of Europe? Let us know:

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12 module catalogue

A comprehensive curriculum meticulously designed in consultation with industry professionals that provides the ultimate education to the modern film and game composer. 

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6 scholarships

Awarded annually by:

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