Events - Upcoming  & Past

Tue, Nov 24
Online event, limited live seats available
Excellence in Craft: Championing Female Composers - Masterclass with Sneha Khanwalkar
Presented by WIFT Australia (Queensland) in partnership with APSA and Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC). Sneha Khanwalkar is a vibrant and renowned music director and composer who works in Hindi films. This masterclass will be moderated by screen composer Me-Lee Hay from the AGSC.
Thu, Nov 05
Re-investments & What You Need to Consider
Re-investments and What You Need to Consider
This free webinar of expert panelists, a partnership with the AGSC and Ausfilm, aims to support sole traders and businesses, including Screen Composers, in the decision-making process when exploring re-investment deals offered by Australian screen productions.
Wed, Oct 14
Online event
Emerging Screen Composers Toolkit Talk
A 1 hour online session covering critical information on how to create a sustainable career as a screen composer, part of the on-going AGSC Webinar Series 2020.
Fri, Sep 25
AGSC Members Spring Social
AGSC Members Spring Social
Join the AGSC members for our 2020 Spring Social next Friday, 25 September, at 5pm, when we throw open the virtual doors of the Guild and welcome you all to an online get-together! BYO drinks and nibbles and meet your fellow screen composers from 5pm. (AEST) (3pm for WA, 3.30pm for SA/NT!)
Wed, Aug 26
Online Webinar Event
The Mentorship Experience
Our next AGSC Webinar Series 2020 event, The Mentorship Experience features three female screen composers from the 2018 & 2019 APRA AMCOS Women in Music Mentorship with the AGSC screen composition strand. Hear Nicolette Boaz, Fiona Hill and Kristin Rule in conversation with AGSC's Elizabeth Drake.
Wed, Jul 29
The At Home Sessions: In Conversation with Games Composer Kevin Penkin
The AGSC and APRA AMCOS present a special FREE webinar event with BAFTA-winning games and screen composer Kevin Penkin, speaking with fellow composer Natalie Jeffreys, on Wednesday 29 July at 6pm AEST, live on-line.
Fri, May 22
In Conversation with Score's Matt Schrader
PAST EVENT - Score: In Conversation with director Matt Schrader, live from the USA
The award-winning documentary SCORE brings Hollywood's premier composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world's most widely known music genre: the film score. Join us LIVE in conversation with SCORE director/producer Matt Schrader
Tue, Apr 28
AGSC Buyouts Webinar & Q&A
Buyouts and More: What You Need to Know!
Buyouts, Work-for-Hire, Licencing and negotiating deals: all you need to know in today's tricky climate! A panel of expert composers and negotiators will lead you through the minefield, followed by a Q&A. All online via Zoom!
Wed, Sep 18
APRA - Melbourne
Managing Mental Health Workshop - Melbourne
Following on from the success of a similar event in Sydney earlier this year the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC), the Australian Screen Sound Guild (ASSG) and Support Act are proud to invite you to a two-hour seminar about the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues in our ind
Thu, Aug 08
APRA - Melbourne
The Composer / Orchestrator Collaboration - with Ned Paul Ginsburg
Join Hollywood composer/arranger Ned Paul Ginsburg for a close examination of the relationship between composing and orchestrating, as it relates to commercial work in musical theater, film, television and live concerts. UPDATE - I'm afraid we are at capacity. Hope to see you at the next AGSC event
Wed, Jun 26
Trackdown Studios
Haushcka (Volker Bertelmann) In Conversation with Caitlin Yeo
The AGSC would like to invite you to an In Conversation with visiting international guest screen composer Volker Bertelmann aka Hauschka and AGSC President, Caitlin Yeo. In addition to the conversation Volker will be performing a selection of cues from his recent film
Tue, Jun 18
APRA Board Room
Managing Mental Health Seminar
The Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC), the Australian Screen Sound Guild (ASSG) and Support Act are proud to invite you to an exclusive two-hour seminar about the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues in our industry.
Mon, Mar 11
The Boardroom, APRA
The Business of Screen Composition
Following his well received talk in Melbourne, Thomas Rouch is bringing 'The Business of Screen Composition' to Sydney. Thomas' workshop will analyse new challenges, highlight opportunities and discuss the potential paths we can follow to create a sustainable business as freelance screen composers.
Thu, Nov 01
'It's not just about the fee!'
Join AGSC Vice President Brett Aplin for a discussion of copyright, publishing, licensing, royalties and other boring stuff that may end up mattering more than your fee (or at the very least should be factored into your fee!)
Tue, Sep 18
The Business of Screen Composition Workshop
The AGSC invites you a discussion with Thomas Rouch on The Business of Screen Composition. Thomas' workshop will analyse new challenges, highlight opportunities and discuss the potential paths we can follow to create a sustainable business as freelance screen composers
Tue, Aug 07
Mr Wolf
Tim Davies - In Conversation
Join Tim Davies as he chats about his career orchestrating for some of Hollywood's most well known films

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