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Composers FAQ - Resume & Music Credits

Must I submit a résumé even if I have not worked as a professional composer?

Yes. All applicants must submit a résumé, which may include entertainment and non-entertainment positions.

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What is the purpose for providing a résumé?

The résumé provides insight on the composer’s professional and life experiences.

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How long should my résumé be?

Your résumé must not exceed two (2) pages.

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Do I need to provide a cover letter?

No.

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Should I provide a list of my completed compositions on my résumé?

Yes. Applicants should list music credits or completed compositions in a separate section on their résumé, per the format provided in the résumé & music credits submission requirements (Resume Format).

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Should I provide a list of references on my résumé?

No.

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Should I include an objective line in my resume?

No.

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What information should I include in my list of music production credits or completed compositions?

Music production credits should be listed in chronological order starting with most recent project. (Music Credits Format).

Each credit should include:

(a) Title of project

(b) Year of completion

(c) Type of project (Feature Film, TV project, Short Film, Video Game, Commercial, etc.),

(d) Director or Executive Producer of project

(e) Distributor or Commissioner of project (studio, network, streaming platform, brand - if applicable, etc.)

(f) Role on project (composer, additional music scoring, orchestrator & conductor, recordist, etc.)

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