Don't Do What I Did explains, in frank English, how to make a living in film and video production. From networking to booking gigs to taking care of yourself, this book comprehensively and methodically lays out what to expect in this industry. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alex Wagner. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/077952/bk_acx0_077952_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
“You don't have to grind 24/7 to be a successful screen music composer, but you do have to be intentional with your time. I'm proud that Steven Melin has fought for this balance at an early age, and he'll show you how you can too. I'm excited for how Family-First Composer will equip you to live the most fulfilling life possible." (Adam Gubman, composer of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, producer of This Is Me from The Greatest Showman, and songwriter at Disney Parks Worldwide)This book is created for you, hardworking father who works at a corporate American job to pay the bills. You long to support your family composing music for film, TV, and video games.You get no joy or fulfillment from your work...this is a safe, “real” job. You complain to your wife every night about how you long for the day when you can support your family composing music for film, TV, and video games...You look forward to the weekends when you can spend time with your family, but you’re usually so exhausted from the work week that this time frustratingly must be used to rest and prepare for the upcoming work week. You have little time for friendships or dates with your wife due to stress at work and general unhappiness. To escape, you love watching TV shows and playing video games, but you rarely find time to enjoy these. You want to help around the house more and attend your kids’ events, but you never have time or energy to spare. You love to read, but have a hard time believing that his situation will ever really change...You hate the trajectory of your life. Aside from your family, it’s empty. Hollow. You were created to do more with your life. You want the chance to show your family - and the world - that you can support them doing what you love. You just need a guide: someone who has been in your shoes and knows the steps to take to be where you want to be...This book is written for you, a screen music composer s 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steven Melin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/150043/bk_acx0_150043_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.