Students: Get Your Film Scored or Mixed

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CINE is thrilled to offer an extraordinary opportunity to film students, made possible by the Brooklyn College / Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema’s Media Scoring MFA Program: On a limited basis, CINE can pair student and independent filmmakers with student composers and sound designers from Feirstein, a new CUNY public film school at Steiner Studios, the largest film lot on the East Coast. The school boasts over 68,000 sq ft of production facilities with the latest tech, including 3 recording studios, and an in-house recording ensemble consisting of performers from the Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music.

Filmmakers with a work-in-progress in all genres — narrative, documentary, and animation — are invited to apply to work with a Brooklyn College / Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema composer, sound designer, music supervisor, music editor, sound editor, or mixer.

Non-linear works will also be accepted, including video games, multimedia, mobile, and XR (VR/AR/MR/360 video).

There is no charge to apply or participate. Projects will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Spring 2018 semester runs January 27, 2018 – May 24, 2018. Picture lock is highly recommended one month in advance of the end of the semester. However, projects of merit will be accepted at any stage, at any point during the semester. Please indicate on your application, the current stage of your project and anticipated post-production schedule, including all delivery dates. Example of pertinent stages with dates needed include:

  • Picture: Assembly, Rough Cut, Fine Cut, Picture Lock, Titles, Final Delivery / DCP Review.
  • Music: Hiring, Spotting, Music Edit, Composing, Recording, Music Supervision, Licensing, Delivery.
  • Sound: Hiring, Spotting, ADR, Foley, Sound Edit and Design, Sound/Music Prep, Predub, Final Sound Mix start/end, Delivery.
  • Exact schedule will be worked out in consultation with Brooklyn College student.

For FAQs and Brooklyn College’s terms and conditions, click here. If you have any questions, contact or 507-400-CINE (2463).

Disclaimer: CINE will not evaluate or provide feedback on any footage provided. Final participants will be selected by the Brooklyn College / Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema’s Media Scoring Program.