Film Improvisation

Instructor
Jonny May
Course
Level 3
5

Explore the sounds of John Williams, Hans Zimmer, & Danny Elfman in the Film Improv course. You’ll learn this essential progression used by many film composers, common melodic riffs, and improv tools.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the chord progression used in hundreds of films
  • Create beautiful & inspiring melodies through step-wise and arpeggiated patterns
  • Discover the secret behind “money notes”
  • Explore how to use suspenseful Ostinato patterns
Learning Focus
  • Chords
  • Improvisation
  • Rhythm

Course Lessons

1
Film Improvisation – Lesson 1
34:47

Chord Progression, Lush Groove, 3 Patterns

2
Film Improvisation – Lesson 2
40:52

Scales, Quarter notes & 8th notes, Walking & Arpeggiated

3
Film Improvisation – Lesson 3
20:30

Walking and Ostinato Patterns

4
Film Improvisation – Lesson 4
30:41

Money Notes and Phrasing

5
Film Improvisation – Lesson 5
45:27

10 Amazing Riffs, Practice Tips

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