Original Soundtrack Pricing
Category: Arts and Entertainment
Asked by: storyspinner-ga
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29 Aug 2006 08:19 PDT
Expires: 28 Sep 2006 08:19 PDT
Question ID: 760469
I would like to know the steps and process involved in creating an original soundtrack. I have researched various websites and links, all giving vague terms of price and little to no explanation to the process involved. I have already gone to the American Composers Forum (http://www.composersforum.org/), which I found to be an extremely helpful site, but again, offered price ranges in only vague terms. How much would a soundtrack cost, on average, if it were 40 minutes to 1 hour in length (with several songs, and not just one long single track), originally composed, with a small to medium sized orchestra? How much difference does the size of the orchestra cost? I do not want a full orchestral symphony, as many of the examples provdided, only a soundtrack equivalent to modern movies, so please explain in the fullest detail possible the entire process - time, steps, money (all costs included - copying, hiring, distribution fees, if any) and how you get it from a sound recording to an actual CD and how that is managed. Thank you very much for any light you can shed on the matter.
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Re: Original Soundtrack Pricing
From: kriswrite-ga on 30 Aug 2006 08:22 PDT
I believe this question is really too general to be answered accurately. There are too many variables. For example: * Will the musicians be union, or not? * Will the conductor be well known, unknown, or something in between? * Will royalties have to be paid on the music, or not? * Will you have more rehearsal and fewer retakes in the studio? Or less rehearsal time and more retakes in the studio? * What studio will you use? Prices vary vastly depending on where you are in the world. Prices even vary a great deal depending upon what city you're in. * How much editing will be required after the recordings are made? * Will you do do-it-yourself packaging, or hire it out? * How do you plan to distribute the resulting CD? They are just so many, many options that it's impossible to say with any accuracy how much it costs to record and market a CD. Kind regards, Kriswrite
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