Ep 133-Jeff Rona on Scoring for Movies and Games Pt 2

Ep 133-Jeff Rona on Scoring for Movies and Games Pt 2

Jeff Rona is a composer for films, tv, and video games from Los Angeles.

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Media composer, entrepreneur, and business owner Jeff Rona discusses scoring for movies, TV, and video games and why we need to think as business owners. This is part two of two.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Steven Soderbergh and Traffic
  • What business means
    • To do something of value
  • Believing in yourself
  • Having a set of skills and activities
  • Having an open mind
  • The difference between a good and not good composer
  • Composing vs producing
  • Building a ridiculously good team (they need to be better than you)
  • Managing the team/business
  • Marketing
  • Trying to please everybody
  • Listen to the director first
  • Overwriting
  • It’s not about you
  • Meeting deadlines
  • The Reel World
  • The Composer’s Manifesto


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