Friday, February 28, 2003

Help TCM Score Film History and Win $10,000

> We received this listing and wanted to give it out > to anyone who was interested. > > Turner Classic Movies, Film Music Magazine, and > Tonos > are proud to present the 4rd Annual Young Film > Composers Competition, sponsored by The Guitar > Center. > > For those who live to make music, this is a unique > opportunity for young composers to bring their > musical vision to film. The winner of last year's > competition, 27 year old H. Scott Salinas from > Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, recently scored the 1928 > silent film Laugh, Clown, Laugh, which will premiere > on TCM on February 26, 2003 at 10:00 p.m. (ET). > > In addition to Laugh, Clown, Laugh, Turner Classic > Movies has more than 100 silent films in its library > that have not been seen since their theatrical > debut, > as they were originally performed with live musical > accompaniment. It is our ongoing initiative to add > music to these historic films which deserve to be > seen by a new generation of filmgoers. It is also a > wonderful opportunity for young film composers to > create a motion picture score. Artists between the > ages of 18-35 are eligible to compete in our 3rd > Annual Young Film Composers Competition and may > select one of four silent film clips to score from > our web site. (This year?film clip choices include > > Blood and Sand starring Rudolph Valentino, College > with Buster Keaton, Lillian Gish and John Gilbert in > La Boheme and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari). A select > team of industry professionals will mentor the grand > prize winner through the entire scoring process, > culminating in the recording of the winning > composition that may air on Turner Classic Movies. > This year's official spokesperson for the 3rd Annual > Young Film Composers Competition is Oscar winning > composer Elmer Bernstein. You can see and hear > samples of his film score work from The Magnificent > Seven and other movies being featured on Turner > Classic Movies at and review > eligibility requirements and entry deadlines at this > website. > > TM© & 2003 Turner Classic Movies An AOL Time Warner > Company. All rights reserved. > > VersusMedia is not the film company seeking music, > we are merely the ones spreading the word. > > Please contact the filmmaker directly if you are > interested. > > Thanks, > VersusMedia Film Service > >