Accelerator

Score A Short-Film and Record with the Industry's Best in 12 weeks or less.

How it Works

Study & Learn

Engage with over 17 lessons of course material, broken into nine hours of videos. In this course, you will learn the tools and methods to transform your film composition into a score that wows filmmakers, producers and project stakeholders.

Collaborate

Join a group of other likeminded students. Collaborate and trade insights on your work, learning progress and class projects.

Score to Picture

Together with Chris Thomas, you will create a 90-second scoring demo to a real-life film while working with insights from a director. Chris will help you find moments, methods and approaches to scoring that will immediately enhance the way audiences experience your film composition.

Prepare Your Composition

Work directly with a seasoned production team including an orchestrator, a mixer and a copyist to prepare your work for a live audio recording. Chris will review your work, help you find key textures in potential orchestrations and strengthen other aspects of your work to take your composing to the next level.

Live Professional Recording

Create a live recording of your film composition with a twenty-piece orchestra set in Los Angeles that is professionally mixed, conducted and filmed for your portfolio. Manage your recording session on stage or watch the session live and have Chris take the reigns.

Flexible Hands On Learning

Accelerator & Live Masterclass

Starting Commitment is Free. See our low-risk pricing model.
  • 17 Lessons and nine hours of professional film scoring material
  • Interactive Classroom Lessons with Instructor Support
  • Los Angeles based 20 person live recording session
  • Professonial Orchestration, Copyist, and Mixer Team
  • Professionally Mastered & Mixed Final Score Files
  • Professional Score Development and Review
  • Full Rights To your Finished Work
  • HD Filming of Recording Session

Hear what others have to say...

"Chris transformed my approach to film scoring, guided me along the path of embracing my authentic musical voice, and helped open doors of opportunity to success and fulfillment in this industry. I can't recommend this course enough!"
- Grace M.
"This course totally changed the way I look at film music. The idea that a film composer is the primary narrator of the story and that the music is the best way the audience can see into characters' heads is really instrumental to the way I write.
- Maria K.

Learn From The Worlds Brightest

You might be wondering, who is Chris Thomas?

Chris is a film composer with work featured in Emmy-nominated films, theme parks, ABS, FOX, HBO, and CBS. He worked with Hollywood stars such as Kathy Bates, Samuel L. Jackson, Bob Odenkirk, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny Trejo, Rico Rodriguez, Luke Perry, and Zoe Bell. Chris’s scores were performed at Carnegie Hall, the Sydney Opera House, and the Hollywood Bowl.

In 2020, Chris won the Hollywood Music In Media Award (short film) for his role with Imagine Symphony Live. He was also a speaker at TedxBend.​ He will share his knowledge on what does and doesn’t work when scoring in the world of film.

Ready to change the course of your career as a composer?

About the Masterclass

Engage with over 17 Lessons and nine hours of professional film scoring material. A total of nine hours of video teaching where you get to go at your own pace. Gain access to a discount for the Next Live Demo Class. Collaborate with other creatives in the film composing field to try new ideas and discuss the lessons.

In this course, you will learn the tools and methods to transform your composition into a score that wows filmmakers, producers, and project stakeholders.