FRequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the questions our students ask most often, or ones we think would be helpful to you. Have a question not listed here? Contact us here!

This course provides tangible portfolio pieces and knowledge to put your film composing skills into action. We also provide expert advice from Chris Thomas and other well-known film composers. The connection you make with other people going through the course will keep you growing, asking questions and excelling in your career.

You will write a film composition, get feedback on your piece from Chris Thomas and other seasoned professionals, help from an award-winning mixing team, and a live orchestra recording session to bring your work to life.

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.

You will gain insight on how to bring your film composition skills to the next level by examining a film’s context, developing story and tone, analyzing orchestration, and translating your knowledge about film composition to speak directly with a director.

The course will take anywhere from 6-12 weeks to complete depending on when you join.

Chris Thomas and other well-known professionals in the world of film composing. You will also connect with other like minded individuals looking to grow their skills as a film composer.

If you are in the Composing Accelerator, Chris Thomas will teach the class directly and is available for questions. Every class also has a “student advocate,” who will check in with you to make sure you are getting everything you need to be successful.

Classes are organized into “pods” that have between seven to nine students. These will be the individuals who will learn alongside you in your program.

The Composing Accelerator includes bringing your film composition to life in a recording studio which you are invited to join!

We have a short-application that helps us determine if the Composing Accelerator is a good fit for your career goals. The Composing Accelerator is a considerable cost to both our students and educators, and we want to make sure our students are getting the maximum value.

You can pay upfront or in monthly, interest free payments via credit card, PayPal, Amazon Pay, or Cryptocurrency.

  • If after purchasing your Masterclass you need to change your plans, we offer a money back guarantee within 30 days if you haven’t watched more than a third of the classes starting from the day you purchased your Masterclass
  • If after purchasing the Composing Accelerator you can get your money back before the composition deadline as listed in your registered class schedule, and if you haven’t watched more than a third of the classes. If you have watched more than a third of the classes but decline the Composing Accelerator prior to the composition deadline, you will be charged the full amount of the Masterclass over 12 months or in one lump sum depending on your preference.