Friday, October 22, 2010
Keeping Score - Summary
Video games have changed over the years since it was first invented. An essential part of video games is the music, which provides a mood and atmosphere. Paul Levasseur, a student at University of Toronto is studying musical composition and wants to become a game composer. There are many audio programs for film sound and music but they far exceed in number than programs for game audio. Sometimes, game producers that attend audio-film programs do not get enough experience to prepare them when composing audio for games. The video game industries are setting high expectations every year yet audio composers who come on to the job are way below expectations. People such as Karen Collins want to see more video game audio programs in universities and colleges. Video games is a growing industry and they need suitable programs to prepare composers for the job.