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Wed, May 22


VMI - Vienna Music Institute / Room 10

Signs and Meaning In The Language of Music for Film

Signs and Meaning In The Language of Music for Film
Signs and Meaning In The Language of Music for Film

Day & Time

May 22, 2024, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT+2

VMI - Vienna Music Institute / Room 10, Nobilegasse 23-25, 1150 Wien, Österreich

About the event

Andy Hill is a distinguished Dean and Director of Studies specializing in music for motion pictures and contemporary media. With a Ph.D. in Film Musicology from the University of South Wales and a B.F.A. in Film from New York University, Hill boasts both academic prowess and practical experience.

His teaching career spans institutions such as the Film Scoring Academy of Europe, Pulse College in Dublin, Berklee College of Music in Valencia, and Columbia College Chicago. He has also lectured at esteemed universities worldwide.

In the professional realm, Hill has held roles such as Executive Producer and Consultant at Galaxy Studio Group in Belgium, Music Supervisor/Producer in Los Angeles, and Vice President of Music Production at Walt Disney Pictures Music. His contributions to major motion pictures and albums, including "The Lion King" and "Rhythm Of The Pridelands," have earned him accolades, including a Grammy Award.

Beyond academia and industry, Hill is an accomplished author with publications like "Scoring The Screen: The Secret Language of Film Music" and novels such as "Ministry." He has also presented on various topics at international events. As a composer, Hill has contributed original compositions for chamber orchestra, small orchestra, and electronic media, demonstrating his versatility and creativity. 

Andy Hill's diverse background in academia, industry, writing, and composition positions him as a leading authority in film musicology and contemporary media.


14:00 - 16:15 Masterclass

16:15 - 16:30 Break

16:30 - 18:00  Q&A session / Information session about Film Scoring Academy of Europe / MA program

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