ipad Interviews2018-05-08T15:43:48+00:00
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iPad Interviews

Our “iPad Interviews” are the perfect opportunity to learn from the best in the music industry. These interviews are totally authentic, non-scripted and designed to bring value to our M.I.T.A. community!

Whether it be their working process, career advice, or simply funny stories, you don’t want to miss these gems!

Mike Post

He is one of the most successful composers for Television ever! His IMDB credits list seems not to end! Hear what Mike has to say about the industry, his way of working with producers and directors and much more!

“Trying to hand off as much information as you can is a great thing to do!”

Mike Post

“Always try to make the audience hum your main title when the show is over!”

Mike Post

“When you are looking for new and fresh ideas, go ‘what if …’!”

Mike Post

“When you are playing something in the key of C, how can it be bad?”

Mike Post

“I take producer’s speak and try to make music out of it!”

Mike Post

“When I write something for Television, I gotta like the music and they gotta LOVE the music!”

Mike Post

“I’ve never made a musical decision based on money. Ever!”

Mike Post

Mark Watters

Mark is very well-known as a composer in the world of animation. From ‘Goof Troop’ to ‘Tiny Toon Adventures’ to ‘Aladdin’ or ‘Winni the Pooh’, his IMDB credits list is very impressive! Don’t miss this great interview and get insights found nowhere else!

I encourage all composers to conduct their own music!”

Mark Watters

Don’t think about how you look conducting, think about how the music is sounding!”

Mark Watters

Don’t confuse conducting in a studio with conducting concert music!”

Mark Watters

Try to become friends with musicians, they are there to make you sound great!”

Mark Watters

Writing a Main Title is like carving a sculpture. You have to peel away the stuff you don’t need!”

Mark Watters

“If the characters in a show expand, certainly, the music has to expand with them!”

Mark Watters

Being around other young composers gives me lots of energy!”

Mark Watters

Doug Frank

He started out as an musician, became an agent and manager and finally got approached by one of the biggest studios ever – Warner Bros.! At Warner Bros. he became “President of Music” and worked on more than 500 movies (including “The Bodyguard“, “City of Angels“, and many more)! Doug Frank is an expert of the entertainment business and shares some very helpful thoughts about the industry in this interview.

“As a musician, I was gigging as much as I could, just to earn some money.”

Doug Frank

“I started as a musician and never really thought of myself as an executive.”

Doug Frank

“At Warner Bros. I worked on over 500 wonderful movies!”

Doug Frank

“There’s always gonna be business tomorrow! So, don’t slam the door!”

Doug Frank

“You have to position yourself in a way where you can display your talent!”

Doug Frank

“If you want to be successful, you need to know the business that you are in!”

Doug Frank

“If you belong to M.I.T.A., then you’re serious about your career!”

Doug Frank

more interviews coming soon …