School of Continuing and Professional Studies – New Course “Introduction to Film Music and Sound”


Programme details

This course introduces the interrelationship between film music, sound, and images, allowing participants to understand and appreciate films from an auditory perspective. The course covers topics such as the theory of film music and sound in relation to moving images, theme songs and specific music styles, sound design, music and film editing, soundscape, and film scores centered around music. It aims to help participants understand the techniques of combining sound, images, and storytelling, enhancing their appreciation for film music and sound. The course analyzes the works of renowned film composers such as Ryuichi Sakamoto, Joe Hisaishi, Tan Dun, Lim Giong, John Williams, Ennio Morricone, and introduces the scores of different films from Europe, America, and Asia, such as Hero, In the Mood for Love, Casablanca, among others. (Quota: 25)

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InstructorDr. Choi Ka Man Misty (Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University)
Commencement date28 Nov 2023 (Tue)
VenueCUSCS Central Learning Centre
TimeEvery Tuesday, 7:00pm-8:30pm (15 hours)
EnquirySchool of Continuing and Professional Studies, CUHK
Tel: 22097750 (Ms. Cheung)

* The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (CUSCS) offers a 20% discount to CUHK alumni who enroll in our general courses. Please visit CUSCS website for details.