Richard Bellis is an Emmy Award winning composer for his score on Stephen King’s “IT” and a nomination for HBO’s “Doublecrossed” starring Dennis Hopper. In addition to his film-scoring career, Bellis is a past president of the Society of Composers & Lyricists; served on the faculty of the University of Southern California, where he lectured for the past 11 years in the Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program; and served on the Board of Governors for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Bellis currently serves on the Board of Directors of ASCAP.
Date: Sunday 18th October
Duration: 10am – 3pm
Venue: IMRO, Copyright House, Pembroke Row, Dublin 2
For bookings and further details contact:
Martina Halligan at
This course is targeted at composers who wish to advance their careers and learn more about promoting themselves in the industry.
10:00 to 12:00 – Skill Sets and Creativity
12:00 to 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 to 3:00 – The Film Composer in 2015: Artist, Expert or Functionary | How, Why & When Your Behaviour Effects an Entire Profession | Working on Stephen King’s IT
Negotiation – Royalties, Buyout, PROs, Precedent Setting Terms, Standards & Practices, Work-For-Hire, Licensing
Disagreeing without Acrimony
Questions – What are you NOT Expected to Know
Temp Score Issues
Orchestral Scores – Striping, Which Orchestra
The Dub – To go or not to go, that is the question