Moscow
March 19–25, 2022
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First International Russian creative laboratory for film composers

NGC Lab pOSTPONEMENT

Due to the epidemiological situation in Russia, we have to postpone the NGC Lab 2021 program for the March 19-25, 2022. The program was designed based on the physical presence of participants in Moscow, and in the current situation we cannot risk the health of participants, guests and staff.
All purchased tickets for the Harry Gregson-Williams Hollywood Music Show, lectures and workshops will be valid on the new event dates. If the new dates are not comfortable for you, you can return tickets where you purchase them.
Due to the epidemiological situation in Russia, we have to postpone the NGC Lab 2021 program for the March 19-25, 2022.The program was designed based on the physical presence of participants in Moscow, and in the current situation we cannot risk the health of participants, guests and staff.


All purchased tickets for the Harry Gregson-Williams Hollywood Music Show, lectures and workshops will be valid on the new event dates. If the new dates are not comfortable for you, you can return tickets where you purchase them.

WHAT IS
NGC LAB?

NGC lab is created for composers who are seeking to enlarge their knowledge and skills in writing for film as well as gain experience in writing for a symphonic orchestra.

NGC Lab is aiming on give the composers all the tools needed to create an original film score working closely with the outstanding industry professionals focusing on creative and technical aspects.
MENTOR 2021
HARRY
GREGSON-WILLIAMS
Film music composer

Composed music for films, television and video games such as: Shrek, Prince of Percia, Mulan, Spy Game and many others
HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS
MENTOR 2021
HARRY
GREGSON-WILLIAMS
Film music composer

Composed music for films, television and video games such as: Shrek, Prince of Percia, Mulan, Spy Game and many others
HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS
ALEXANDER KARPOV \ RUSSIA
PARTICIPANTS 2021
DMITRY SELIPANOV \ RUSSIA
ILDAR KAMALOV \ RUSSIA
IONE CRUZ \ SPAIN
RAHUL DHAKAD \ INDIA
JIANGUO WAN \ CHINA
JORDAN CRITZ \ USA
NICK SKACHKOV \ RUSSIA
MURAT KABARDOKOV \ RUSSIA
ODYSSEAS PAPATHANASIOU TERZIS \ GREECE
PABLO dEL CAMPO \ SPAIN
OBE VERMEULEN \ BELGIUM
SERGEY LURAN \ RUSSIA
SIMON KONEV \ RUSSIA
VILLE PALIN \ FINLAND
YAKOV ALEXANDROV \ RUSSIA
A grant from Union of composers of Russia
A grant from Russian Musical Union
WAITING LIST
ARTHUR BARYSHEV \ MOLDOVA
EKATERINA KHMELEVSKAYA \ RUSSIA
GABRIEL MARCHUK \ CANADA
IGOR KULKA \ RUSSIA
JOHN BAXTER \ USA
MICHAEL DUBOVIK \ RUSSIA
NATALIA HATZOPOULOU \ GREECE
NATALIA NEKRASOVA \ RUSSIA
PERVOV SERGEY \ RUSSIA
SUSANNE HARDT \ GERMANY
PROGRAM
During NGC Lab, the students will work face to face in a group and also have individual mentoring sessions with Harry Gregson-Williams on different practical and theoretical aspects of film music, focusing on:
  • musical storytelling;
  • orchestration and arrangement, score preparation;
  • recording with the full symphonic orchestra and mixing in Mosfilm, a famous Moscow studio;
  • lectures on industry and career development.
Details

program

During NGC Lab, the students will work face to face in a group and also have individual mentoring sessions with Harry Gregson-Williams on different practical and theoretical aspects of film music, focusing on:
  • musical storytelling;
  • orchestration and arrangement, score preparation;
  • recording with the full symphonic orchestra and mixing in Mosfilm, a famous Moscow studio;
  • lectures on industry and career development.
Details

program

During NGC Lab, the students will work face to face in a group and also have individual mentoring sessions with Harry Gregson-Williams on different practical and theoretical aspects of film music, focusing on:
  • musical storytelling;
  • orchestration and arrangement, score preparation;
  • recording with the full symphonic orchestra and mixing in Mosfilm, a famous Moscow studio;
  • lectures on industry and career development.
    Details

    Activities

    Activities

    Activities

    THREE LECTURES BY HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS
    HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS' OPEN WORKSHOP
    ORCHESTRAL SOUND LIBRARIES:
    A LECTURE BY ORCHESTRAL TOOLS
    WORK WITH SOUND LIBRARIES: A LECTURE BY ILYA EFIMOV
    – The Film Making Team & Film composition industry
    – Music programming and mixing
    – Running a Music Team & Q&A
    During this class he introduces his creative process, speaks about the peculiarities of working with different directors, revealing the secrets of creating an authentic film atmosphere, illustrating it with music. The workshop is intended for a wide audience
    Orchestral Tools team will deliver a lecture on their orchestral sound libraries recorded by
    finest Berlin Philharmonic orchestra's musicians
    Ilya Efimov will speak about the specifics of using virtual musical instruments for film music writing and about the development and production of virtual musical instruments
    OPEN ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS WITH HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS
    A concert rehearsal is open for all the participants, conducted by Harry Gregson-Williams and a second conductor Anton Gakkel
    ORCHESTRAL SOUND LIBRARIES:
    A LECTURE BY ORCHESTRAL TOOLS
    WORK WITH SOUND LIBRARIES:
    A LECTURE BY ILYA EFIMOV
    OPEN ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS
    WITH HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS
    THREE LECTURES BY HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS
    HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS' OPEN WORKSHOP
    ORCHESTRAL SOUND LIBRARIES:
    A LECTURE BY ORCHESTRAL TOOLS
    WORK WITH SOUND LIBRARIES: A LECTURE BY ILYA EFIMOV
    – The Film Making Team & Film composition industry
    – Music programming and mixing
    – Running a Music Team & Q&A
    During this class he introduces his creative process, speaks about the peculiarities of working with different directors, revealing the secrets of creating an authentic film atmosphere, illustrating it with music. The workshop is intended for a wide audience
    Orchestral Tools team will deliver a lecture on their orchestral sound libraries recorded by
    finest Berlin Philharmonic orchestra's musicians
    Ilya Efimov will speak about the specifics of using virtual musical instruments for film music writing and about the development and production of virtual musical instruments
    OPEN ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS WITH HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS
    A concert rehearsal is open for all the participants, conducted by Harry Gregson-Williams and a second conductor Anton Gakkel
    ORCHESTRAL SOUND LIBRARIES:
    A LECTURE BY ORCHESTRAL TOOLS
    WORK WITH SOUND LIBRARIES:
    A LECTURE BY ILYA EFIMOV
    OPEN ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS
    WITH HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS
    RESULT
    Each participant of the NGC Lab will be able to:
    CREATE AN ORIGINAL SCORE
    RECORD IT WITH THE ORCHESTRA
    RECEIVE A RECORDING
    EXPAND THEIR NETWORK
    create an original 3-minutes core for a sequence of a feature film
    a full symphony orchestra of 54 musicians
    of their composition mixed at Mosfilm
    by establishing meaningful contacts with colleagues and industry professionals
    RESULT
    Each participant of the NGC Lab will be able to:
    CREATE AN ORIGINAL SCORE
    RECORD IT WITH THE ORCHESTRA
    RECEIVE A RECORDING
    EXPAND THEIR NETWORK
    create an original 3-minutes core for a sequence of a feature film
    a full symphony orchestra of 54 musicians
    of their composition mixed at Mosfilm
    by establishing meaningful contacts with colleagues and industry professionals

    Bonus

    Bonus

    Bonus

    Concert ticket
    A free ticket to Harry Gregson-Willams' concert in Moscow
    afterparty
    Invitation to a party with all the participants, mentors, sponsors and organisers
    reservation
    A reserved spot at the open Harry Gregson-Willams workshop
    Concert ticket
    A free ticket to Harry Gregson-Willams' concert in Moscow
    afterparty
    Invitation to a party with all the participants, mentors, sponsors and organisers
    reservation
    A reserved spot at the open Harry Gregson-Willams workshop
    Concert ticket
    A free ticket to Harry Gregson-Willams' concert in Moscow
    afterparty
    Invitation to a party with all the participants, mentors, sponsors and organisers
    reservation
    A reserved spot at the open Harry Gregson-Willams workshop
    Sound Library
    All students will get one library of their choice from our partner Orchestral Tools for free, and a 50% discount on any of their products for the rest of year 2021
    Discount
    50% discount on EFIMOVMUSIC sound libraries
    Sound Library
    All students will get one library of their choice from our partner Orchestral Tools for free, and a 50% discount on any of their products for the rest of year 2021
    Discount
    50% discount on EFIMOVMUSIC sound libraries
    Sound Library
    All students will get one library of their choice from our partner Orchestral Tools for free, and a 50% discount on any of their products for the rest of year 2021
    Discount
    50% discount on EFIMOVMUSIC sound libraries

    How to apply

    How to apply

    How to apply

    Step 1. Fill out the form
    Fill out the form below and click "send". You will be redirected to the payment page. Application fee is 20 €: it is a non-refundable fee used for application processing
    Step 2. Download the movie
    After applying, you will get an email with a link to a full movie without music + a link to a dropbox with 5 short pre-selected sequences from this movie for download along with a link to a questionnaire
    Step 3. Write music
    Choose one sequence you like the most, download it and write up to 3 minutes of music for the given episode
    Step 4. Send us your track
    Send us your composition (a YouTube link to your track glued together with the chosen video sequence with hashtag #NGCLab2021 + additionally, a piece you composed in .mp3 format + your score in .PDF) by March 20th, 2021
    Step 5. Short list
    During the month of March of 2021 our team led by Harry Gregson-Williams will choose the students and on April 1st, 2021 we will announce the names of all the participants (16 persons)
    Step 6. Waiting list
    If any student decides to cancel his/her participation, we will have a waiting list. If you don't get into the final shortlist, you will still have a chance to join us
    Step 1. Fill out the form
    Fill out the form below and click "send". You will be redirected to the payment page. Application fee is 20 €: it is a non-refundable fee used for application processing
    Step 2. Download the movie
    After applying, you will get an email with a link to a full movie without music + a link to a dropbox with 5 short pre-selected sequences from this movie for download along with a link to a questionnaire
    Step 3. Write music
    Choose one sequence you like the most, download it and write up to 3 minutes of music for the given episode
    Step 4. Send us your track
    Send us your composition (a YouTube link to your track glued together with the chosen video sequence with hashtag #NGCLab2021 + additionally, a piece you composed in .mp3 format + your score in .PDF) by March 20th, 2021
    Step 5. Short list
    During the month of March of 2021 our team led by Harry Gregson-Williams will choose the students and on April 1st, 2021 we will announce the names of all the participants (16 persons)
    Step 6. Waiting list
    If any student decides to cancel his/her participation, we will have a waiting list. If you don't get into the final shortlist, you will still have a chance to join us
    Step 1. Fill out the form
    Fill out the form below and click "send". You will be redirected to the payment page. Application fee is 20 €: it is a non-refundable fee used for application processing
    Step 2. Download the movie
    After applying, you will get an email with a link to a full movie without music + a link to a Google drive with 5 short pre-selected sequences from this movie for download along with a link to a questionnaire
    Step 3. Write music
    Choose one sequence you like the most, download it and write up to 3 minutes of music for the given episode
    Step 4. Send us your track
    Send us your composition (a YouTube link to your track glued together with the chosen video sequence with hashtag #NGCLab2021 + additionally, a piece you composed in .mp3 format + your score in .PDF) by March 20th, 2021
    Step 5. Short list
    During the month of March of 2021 our team led by Harry Gregson-Williams will choose the students and on April 1st, 2021 we will announce the names of all the participants (16 persons)
    Step 6. Waiting list
    If any student decides to cancel his/her participation, we will have a waiting list. If you don't get into the final shortlist, you will still have a chance to join us
    1900 €
    16 STUDENTS
    MARCH 20TH
    54 MUSICIANS
    20 MINUTES
    20 €
    NGC Lab complete tuition fee. This fee doesn't include any traveling expenses, room or board
    March 20th, 2021 — application deadline. Any application sent after this date won't be considered
    Only 16 spots are available in this program. Final selection will be done by Mr Gregson-Williams personally
    a full size of our recording symphonic orchestra
    application fee. This fee is non-refundable. It is paid upon application submission and intended for application processing
    of studio time and a full symphonic orchestra at your disposal to record your music

    TWO GRANTS FOR RUSSIAN CITIZENS

    Russian citizens have a chance to get sponsorship* for the Laboratory program. Two grants will be provided to the participants, accepted to the program:

    1. NGC Lab and our partner Russian Music Union provide one grant for NGC for one applicant from Russia.

    2. Another grant is issued by our partner Russian Composers Union and will be given to one Union's member.
    *Sponsorship covers only NGC Lab tuition fee 1900€. Application fee 20€ should be payed by the applicant.
    Accommodation, travel and other costs are not included. If you have any questions please contact us.
    APPLICATION PROCESS CLOSED
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