Blog

ETHOS is now a member of the Made in NY Media Center by IFP

November 1st, 2016

Ethos Education Online Joins the Media Center We’re looking forward to the collaborative possibilities within the Media Center by IFP. New projects include educational workshops […]

Made in NY Media Center by IFP Incubator Space Fosters Collaboration and Community for Storytellers and Entrepreneurs

October 12th, 2016

SPOTLIGHT: Made In NY Media Center by IFP Incubator Space Fosters Collaboration and Community for Storytellers and Entrepreneurs The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) champions the […]

LEGAL EASE: MUSIC EDITION

December 28th, 2015

When: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 Time: 7:30 pm Where: Film Independent Office Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035 Cost: Free for Film Independent Members (get […]

2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards Screening Schedule

December 28th, 2015

2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards Screening Schedule This winter, IFP members receive access to 30+ FREE NYC Film Independent Spirit Award nominee screenings at the […]

ETHOS launches new courses in Barcelona, Karlruhe, and Paris

November 22nd, 2015

October – November marked the successful launch of 6 Ethos courses, with schools from Barcelona – ESMUC, Paris – EICAR, and Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe, […]

Couleurs Jazz features The Bad Plus, “Science Fiction” by Ornette Coleman

November 10th, 2015

Teaser Couleurs JAZZ n°11 from Electric News on Vimeo. Ornette Coleman’s, “Science Fiction”, as interpreted by The Bad Plus by Brian King The Bad Plus […]

Snarky Puppy at New Orleans JazzFest 2015

February 5th, 2015

The once Texan, now New York-based, Grammy award-winning quasi-collective Snarky Puppy has gone from the best-kept secret to one of the most respected names in […]

Snarky Puppy – GroundUp Music

February 4th, 2015

Snarky Puppy is truly a different kind of musical animal. The New York-based quasi-collective have leapt from being an underground secret to international fame in […]

More from Snarky Puppy…

February 3rd, 2015

From the moment Snarky Puppy played its first overseas show to a sold-out London crowd, they felt at home in Europe. Recorded and filmed live […]

Pianella Studio Tour with Marco Beltrami & Buck Sanders

January 30th, 2015

This 15 minute video was originally designed to be the background track, during the lunch break, for a “live” internet broadcast of a pre-ETHOS scoring […]

Remembering BLUEWALL STUDIO (1988-1997)

December 16th, 2014

Click HERE to go to the BLUEWALL STUDIO site we’re still going through a lot of old material, looking for photographs from this period. So […]

ONJazz

November 14th, 2014

Looking forward to the next concert on Saturday, November 22nd at Carreau du Temple in Paris…   ONJ OLIVIER BENOIT – EUROPA PARIS from ONJAZZ […]

  • DSC_6019 - Version 2
  • DSC_6019
  • DSC_6024
  • DSC_6030
  • DSC_6033
  • DSC_6037
  • DSC_6039
  • DSC_6040
  • DSC_6052

Pelouse de Reuilly Paris – Salle de spectacle

October 22nd, 2014

  • bass
  • bass_2
  • belleville_bar
  • club_atmosphere
  • congas
  • conversation_1
  • conversation_2
  • dance_2
  • dance_3
  • dance_4
  • dance_5
  • dance_6
  • dance_7
  • dancing_1
  • dancing_8
  • jm_hello
  • jm_profile
  • julio
  • party
  • sax_1
  • sax_2
  • sax_conga
  • the_band_plays
  • club_atmosphere

Belleville, October 10th

October 15th, 2014

A Portrait of Bernard Cavanna

October 1st, 2014

Le Gros Cube – Alban Darche – Polar Mood

October 1st, 2014

Garner Arts Center

October 1st, 2014

Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center is home to a thriving community of artists and artisans who create and exhibit their works in this landmark, pre-civil […]

Protected: ETHOS system tutorial

September 29th, 2014

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Protected: Let’s Get Started With ETHOS

September 29th, 2014

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Protected: ETHOS Program SAMPLE – A Variety of Topics from 10 Different Courses

September 29th, 2014

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Protected: A sample from Chris Young’s ETHOS course on, “Composition for Film”

September 27th, 2014

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Protected: A sample from Bob Fernandez’s ETHOS course on Surround Recording & Mixing Music for Film

September 21st, 2014

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Kneebody with Knower at The Blue Whale

August 24th, 2014

mom_remodels

Protected: Family Souvenirs – Photos by Thomas King

July 30th, 2014

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

100 Famous Directors’ Rules of Filmmaking

July 15th, 2014

100 Famous Directors’ Rules of Filmmaking By Alison Nastasi on Jul 11, 2014 Artistic expression is an assertion of individuality, and all artists compose their work differently. In the […]

Michel Gondry’s Mood Indigo Soundtrack Release

July 13th, 2014

Michel Gondry’s Mood Indigo Soundtrack Release July 15 on iTunes The soundtrack to “Mood Indigo”, the latest film by director Michel Gondry features an exciting […]

Creative Deal Making & Licensing Trends in Film & TV

July 10th, 2014

Date: July 17, 2014Time: 11:30 am – 1:45 pm Creative Deal Making & Licensing Trends in Film & TV Industry professionals discuss current trends in […]

stART Osceola : a springboard for creative minds

July 9th, 2014

arts schools network is the resource for arts schools leaders summer spotlight on osceola students + juilliard teaching artists, register now! stART osceola: a spring board […]

REDCAT NOW FESTIVAL – JULY 24 to AUGUST 9

June 25th, 2014

REDCAT Presents the 11th Annual NOW NEW ORIGINAL WORKS FESTIVAL 3 WEEKS • 8 NEW ORIGINAL WORKS • 1 NOW Thursday, July 24 – Sunday, […]

FIFA 2014 World Cup Live Broadcasts at the Hammer Museum

June 25th, 2014

Hammer’s free FIFA World Cup screenings are scheduled to take place in 3 locations around the museum.* Each venue offers a unique experience.

Marc Ribot hosts a tribute to Frantz Casséus to Benefit the Haitian Youth Guitar Program

June 16th, 2014

TONIGHT MONDAY JUNE 16th – Marc Ribot hosts a tribute to Frantz Casséus to Benefit the Haitian Youth Guitar Program. As a teenager, Ribot began […]

New music for the ETHOS video promo

June 16th, 2014

While we continue to develop the ETHOS project, currently in BETA, here’s a short :30 spot featuring the music of the composer/songwriter, Kristin Dyrud. You […]

Newsroom | WebRTC Conference

June 14th, 2014

WebRTC is changing the telecommunications industry in a big way, and with SDKs provided by companies like, Bistri, ETHOS will be able to integrate real-time […]

ETHOS is coming…

June 14th, 2014

ETHOS is a new educational program in music for film, multimedia, video games and web broadcasting that combines aspects of classroom learning with the internet, […]

ManiFeste 2014 – Paris

June 13th, 2014

Trangressing Today To transgress: simultaneously asserting a boundary and its limit, the finite and excess, law and desire. This aesthetic, philosophical, and political act underpins […]

Northside Festival – Brooklyn, N.Y.

June 13th, 2014

Call for Artists / Northside Art/ Brooklyn, NY Northside Art at Williamsburg Walks June 2014 – Deadline for submissions: May 12th 2014 http://northsidefestival.com/northside-art/ Northside Festival […]

The Hammer Museum – Made in L.A. 2014

June 13th, 2014

NEW. ART. NOW. The Hammer’s biennial exhibition Made in L.A. 2014 features works by 35 Los Angeles artists with an emphasis on emerging and under […]

Carlsbad Music Festival

June 12th, 2014

Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 4 – 10 pm Admission is free, but there is a suggestion donation of $5 per person. Matt McBane continues […]

Annecy Festival 2014

June 12th, 2014

Festival International du Film d’Animation 9 – 14 Juin / MIFA 11-13 Juin www.annecy.org USC student, Chaoqi Zhang, from my masterclass on directing the composer […]

Los Angeles Film Festival

June 12th, 2014

Festival Flashback–Our Most Memorable Moments from the Past 20 Years It’s hard to believe that 20 years have gone by since the very first screening […]

Arts Schools Network Announces 2014-2015 Award Winners

June 10th, 2014

Arts Schools Network Announces 2014-2015 Award Winners Key West, Florida – Arts Schools Network (ASN), the nation’s largest professional membership organization of specialized arts schools, […]

Earbits Calls It Quits – ALMOST!!

June 10th, 2014

Just as Earbits CEO, Joey Flores was getting ready to close the doors on Earbits (see letter below), a “25th hour response” came in the […]

Protected: Video Games – Adaptive Interactive Music (online lecture sample)

May 16th, 2014

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Paris Photo – Los Angeles 2014

April 28th, 2014

Paris Photo Los Angeles, the US edition of the world’s most celebrated art fair for works created in the photographic medium, has taken place at […]

TuttiPlayer Session in NYC with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

April 10th, 2014

IFC’s 6th International Private Education Conference

April 3rd, 2014

IFC’s 6th International Private Education Conference, Rethinking Education, Shaping the Future, brought together more than 360 education professionals, thought leaders, academics, entrepreneurs, innovators and investors from […]

Brad Mehldau Trio – SFJAZZ Center April 5, 2014

April 2nd, 2014

Brad Mehldau, piano Larry Grenadier, bass Jeff Ballard, drums For three decades, Brad Mehldau’s audiences have cherished the wonder and surprise of the endlessly inventive […]

BOMB – Conversations between Artists, Writers, Performers, Directors, Musicians – since 1981

February 16th, 2014

BOMB Magazine covers a lot of artistic ground, and for this this post we’ve selected a few of our favorite musicians in discussion with other […]

Miwa Matreyek: This World Made Itself and Myth and Infrastructure

February 2nd, 2014

Friday, February 7, 2014 to Sunday, February 9, 2014 “Miwa Matreyek’s innovative combination of projected animation and performance creates worlds of visual wonder.” —LA Record […]

UNCSA promo – Christopher Lennertz (rough edit)

October 16th, 2013

The following video clip was originally scripted as a promo for the new online educational program, ETHOS. This is from a live session at SONY […]

Sundance & Skywalker – New Collaboration

June 7th, 2013

BY SYDNEY LEVINE Sundance is always on the move. Skywalker and George Lucas himself are refocusing on the indies and choosing sound design as their […]

Directing the Composer – Film Music Masterclass

April 30th, 2013

USC program director and associate professor of practice in scoring for motion pictures and television (1998-2012), is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music […]

Banlieues Bleues à Paris – April 15th

April 15th, 2013

There were 3 groups featured for this performance; a solo act from New Orleans, a jazz group from Italy, and the headliner; Ches Smith with […]

Bus Palladium à Paris – March 2013

April 14th, 2013

Located in Pigale Sud, Bus Palladium is a popular venue for a lot of local talent in Paris.

March 20th – Masterclass in Music for Film at EICAR

March 4th, 2013

USC program director and associate professor of practice in scoring for motion pictures and television (1998-2012), is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music […]

SMPTV class visits with Tom Newman

May 5th, 2012

with Hollywood composer, Thomas Newman…

SMPTV at Warner Bros. April 21, 2012 (photos)

May 5th, 2012

USC at Warner Bros. April 21, 2012

April 27th, 2012

SMPTV visits Harry Gregson-Williams at Wavecrest Studios

April 25th, 2012

AirTalk Event: The History and Future of Hollywood Film Music

April 14th, 2012

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. The Crawford Family Forum 474 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 Get directions

USC scoring program – BMI sponsors “Mixing for Composers” seminar series

April 10th, 2012

BMI Proudly Sponsors USC’s ‘Mixing for Composers’ Seminar USC presented the comprehensive “Mixing for Composers” seminar on Wednesday, April 4. Sponsored by BMI and now […]

Festival Emergence 2012 in Marcoussis, March 26th – April 13th

April 3rd, 2012

14e Edition EMERGENCE La 14e session d’émergence reprend ses quartiers en Essonne, à Marcoussis pour être précis, du lundi 26 mars au vendredi 13 avril. […]

Totopos – Tim Berne, Oscar Noriega, Matt Mitchell, Ches Smith with special guest, Marc Ducret

March 29th, 2012

This video segment is an excerpt from their show in Paris, at Le Triton, on Thursday, March 22nd. The music from their latest CD, “Snakeoil” […]

Composer’s Conference – March 29, 2012 UPDATED

March 14th, 2012

The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL), the Recording Musicians Association (RMA) and the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) are proud to present a: COMPOSERS CONFERENCE […]

Totopos in Paris – March 22, 2012

January 7th, 2012

This video is a continuation of the music from the previous post. Tim Berne – saxophone alto Marc Ducret – guitare Oscar Noriega – clarinettes […]

Totopos in Paris – March 22, 2012

January 6th, 2012

This video is a continuation of the music from the previous post. Tim Berne – saxophone alto Marc Ducret – guitare Oscar Noriega – clarinettes […]

Jeune Planète Cinéma

January 3rd, 2012

A new collaboration is in the works, between young filmmakers and composers. The project is called “Jeune Planète Cinéma”, inviting students from the U.S. and […]

Totopos in Paris – March 22, 2012

January 2nd, 2012

Tim Berne – saxophone alto Marc Ducret – guitare Oscar Noriega – clarinettes Matt Mitchell – piano Ches Smith – percussion Triton 11 Bis rue […]

Totopos in Paris – March 22, 2012 (continued)

January 2nd, 2012

This video is a continuation of the music from the previous post. Tim Berne – saxophone alto Marc Ducret – guitare Oscar Noriega – clarinettes […]

“On Your Way” contest – Arts Schools Network

January 2nd, 2012

In November of 2011, I was invited to judge the film making portion of the “On Your Way” contest produced by the Arts Schools Network […]

The Futures of Entertainment Conference

November 6th, 2011

Nov. 11-12, 2011 http://convergenceculture.org/futuresofentertainment/2011/ We’re excited to announce that registration has officially opened for our fifth Futures of Entertainment conference, which will begin on 11/11/11.

Previewing The Futures of Music at FoE5

November 5th, 2011

By Sam Ford Futures of Entertainment Fellow Nancy Baym will be moderating a panel on “The Futures of Music” at our Futures of Entertainment 5 […]

The Stone in NYC, great line-up for December 2011

November 1st, 2011

This looks to be an amazing 2 weeks of music curated by Tim Berne. Artists include; Marc Ducret, Mary Halvorson, David Torn, Dave King, Tim […]

SCREAM Festival 2011: Sounding Images – Saturday, November 5, 2011

October 19th, 2011

Saturday, November 5, 2011 at REDCAT

Studio: Fall 2011 at REDCAT

October 18th, 2011

Saturday, November 19, 2011 to Sunday, November 20, 2011 at REDCAT 8:30PM The ongoing series for new works and works-in-progress offers adventurous audiences the opportunity […]

Mike Keneally: The Universe Will Provide – 11.18. 2011 at REDCAT

October 18th, 2011

“The leading progressive rock genius of the post-Zappa era.” —All Music Guide U.S. premiere Mike Keneally: The Universe Will Provide – Friday, November 18, 2011 […]

halvorson, smith & these arches, the thirteenth assembly and more…

October 16th, 2011

October 19th – 27th European tour with Ches Smith & These Arches Ches Smith (drums) with Tim Berne (saxophone), Tony Malaby (saxophone, Oct 21-27), Andrea […]

The Obsessions Collective

October 16th, 2011

http://www.obsessionscollective.com/

Marc Ducret in Toulouse Dec. 8th-9th

October 7th, 2011

Journées d’Etude “Jazz en écritures”, avec Marc Ducret du 8 décembre 2011 au 9 décembre 2011 Jeudi 8 décembre : 15h00-18h00 Vendredi 9 décembre : […]

AxS Festival 2011 at Art Center South

October 4th, 2011

The following text is from Carole Kim… For this performance, I’ve constructed a large sculptural installation of hand-sewn mesh screens. It will be activated by […]

New work from Ry Cooder, “Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down”

September 3rd, 2011

Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down cover art 527407 Track Listing 1 No Banker Left Behind 3:34 2 El Corrido de Jesse James 4:15 […]

Percussion Master Class

September 1st, 2011

Title: Percussion Master ClassLocation: RIOT StudioDescription: full day workshop with MB Gordy at RIOT Studio in Tarzana, CAStart Time: 10:00Date: 2011-09-03End Time: 17:00

USC & ASCAP event to feature USC alum, Oscar nominated composer, Marco Beltrami

August 29th, 2011

EVENT: Under the direction of Brian King, the USC film scoring program (SMPTV) partners with ASCAP (Shawn Lemone) to produce an educational workshop in film […]

SPARK! 6th Annual Visions & Voices Multimedia Showcase

August 28th, 2011

Our 2nd gig with the Visions & Voices program combining music and live video. The performance was part of the 6th Annual Visions & Voices […]

London in July 2011

August 4th, 2011

art in the streets at the geffen in los angeles

August 3rd, 2011

JazzPOP at the Hammer Museum

July 30th, 2011

The 2nd International Conference on the IMAGE in San Sebastian, Spain

June 18th, 2011

The Image Conference 2011 Background Supporters Welcome to the website of the Second International Conference on the Image. The conference will be held at the […]

Cisco Eos Social Entertainment Platform Introduces New Video, Mobile and Content Management Features

June 8th, 2011

Cisco announced the availability of new Cisco Eos features that deliver advanced video and mobile content experiences, in addition to content management capabilities that enable […]

BMI’s Doreen Ringer-Ross at the L.A. Film Festival

June 8th, 2011

Doreen Ringer – Ross, VP of Film & TV Music at BMI, will moderate a panel discussion as part of the “coffee talk” series at […]

Los Angeles Film Festival

June 8th, 2011

Now in its 17th year, the Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Times, is widely recognized as a world-class event, showcasing the […]

USC scoring session at Warner Bros. music by Juan Otalora

June 7th, 2011

Here’s a sample from our last session of the year. Juan Otalora, from Columbia, South America, created an original score for this scene from, “The […]

williams_usc

John Williams Scoring Stage Ceremony at USC

April 29th, 2011

“John Williams Scoring Stage Unveiled”, by Jon Burlingame

April 29th, 2011

The Film Music Society http://www.filmmusicsociety.org FMS FEATURE… April 28, 2011 John Williams Scoring Stage Unveiled Spielberg, Lucas honor longtime collaborator in tribute at USC Cinema […]

Live internet video stream for USC session at Warner Bros.

April 27th, 2011

The music featured in this post was composed by SMPTV student, Vidjay Beerepoot. He invited his friends in Holland to view the event and they, […]

SMPTV live multi-cast stream brings together families and friends between the U.S., Japan, Korea, France, South America, the Netherlands, England, and Switzerland

April 27th, 2011

Here’s a sampling of some of the comments from some of the viewers from all over the world, on their experience with the live streaming […]

Video segment from recent USC Rhythms & Visions live performance

April 27th, 2011

Here’s a sample video from the show which took place on Friday, April 22nd. The piece, “Organic Reconfigurations” was created by Scott Pagano with music […]

Rhythms & Visions on Friday, 4/22

April 15th, 2011

Come Join USC’s School of Cinematic Arts Weekend of Visual Music Events and Workshops! We are kicking off the festivities on April 22nd, when the […]

Visions & Voices project update

March 20th, 2011

The USC Visions & Voices sponsored event, “Rhythms & Visions – Expanded and Live” is set to take place on April 22nd on the campus […]

ASCAP to sponsor “composer-in-residence” program with SMPTV

March 18th, 2011

Through generous support from the ASCAP Foundation, USC will launch a new “composer-in-residence” program to take place in May 2011. This program is designed to […]