How to hire or NOT hire a film composer

The question is this, “When and how should I hire a film composer, and when should I resort to royalty free music?”. It depends on the project. So let’s create a few scenarios and go from there.   1. Independent Feature Film HIRING A COMPOSER Let’s shoot...

Beta Test: 2027 (2013)

BETA TEST: 2027 is the latest short movie, directed by Craig Murray, I had the opportunity to work on. The movie is a fictional story set in a near future communist United States, where freedom fighters are up against a powerful government with control of armies,...