You spoke, we listened. Now you can join our world-renowned Film and Game Scoring program from anywhere on the planet.

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  • Jump start your scoring career from anywhere on the planet

  • 8 month program, rolling enrollment beginning January 2021

  • Asynchronous and synchronous classes

  • 9 comprehensive modules, filmed, edited and customized for online delivery via our exclusive virtual instructional platform

  • 9 remote recording sessions with the European Recording Orchestra (ERO) at Doli Media Studio

  • 30 transferrable university credits (approximately 60 ECTS credits in Europe)

  • €15,450 total tuition

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9 recording sessions of your music are provided on the Online Graduate Diploma program, in conjunction with filmmakers and directors across Europe, recorded by the European Recording Orchestra (ERO).


Produce your sessions alongside our orchestrators and score supervisors via our integrated HD video and audio streaming, straight from the control room to your home.

Solo Piano (2x)

String Quintet + 2 Woodwinds

9-piece woodwind ensemble

15-piece chamber orchestra​

21-piece string, piano, harp ensemble

Hybrid Ensemble 1: Brass

Hybrid Ensemble 2: Woodwinds

52-piece symphony orchestra


9 comprehensive modules filmed, edited and customized for online delivery via our exclusive virtual instructional platform

Aesthetics & Analysis: A Vocabulary of Motion Picture Music
Advanced Score Analysis & Contemporary Compositional Practice
Techniques of Scoring for the Screen I: Supporting Long-Form Narrative/Theme
Techniques of Scoring for the Screen II: Crafting A Personal Style
Orchestration & Arranging
Music Technology & MIDI Mockups
Sound Design & Electronic Music Composition
Scoring for Games
Recording, Mixing, & Music Editing


(approx. 60 ECTS)


Browse some of our videos, including showcased student works, faculty interviews and informational clips.


Academic Calendar

The Online Graduate Diploma in Film and Game Scoring spans a total of 8 months, with sessions beginning in January 2021 and ending on August 31, 2021. The modules and recording sessions are spread evenly throughout the 8 months of coursework.

Tuition & Fees

Total Online Graduate Diploma Program Tuition €15,450 Payment Schedule Program Deposit: €500 (Due ASAP to reserve your seat) Payment 1: €5,000 (Due December 1, 2020) Payment 2: €5,000 (Due March 1, 2021) Payment 3: €4,950 (Due June 1, 2021)

Technology Requirements

Technology Requirements: -- Avid Pro Tools 12 -- DAW (Logic Pro X, Cubase, Digital Performer, etc.) -- NI Kontakt Full -- Serum by Xfer Records (for the Sound Design module) -- Industry Standard Orchestral Sound Libraries -- MIDI Keyboard Technology Recommendations: -- Apple Macbook Pro (quad-core, 16GB ram, SSD minimum spec.) -- Logic Pro X -- EastWest Composer Cloud -- NotePerformer Playback Engine -- Spectrasonics Omnisphere -- High Quality Reference Headphones and/or Studio Monitors -- Soundtoys, Slate Digital, or Waves Mixing Suite -- 1TB External SSD for Sound Libraries

Application Requirements

Submitting your free application is simple. Scroll up and click on the "APPLY NOW" button! -- Submit the Application (via the button above) -- Submit 2 examples of your music -- Submit 2 scores you have rendered

How Does It Work?

This is an asynchronous program. You do not need to sign on at a certain time each day for class. You will complete the classes and modules at times convenient to you and your schedule. Module content, lectures and assignments will be delivered via our exclusive online platform, which we have coded and created specifically for this program. Students will login with their unique login details for access to the program content. Each student will have one-on-one time with our online faculty, as well as one-on-one time on their orchestrations prior to each recording session with Norman Ludwin, our orchestration lecturer and Michael Giacchino's orchestrator. All recording sessions will be held in Doli Media Studio, conducted and produced by the faculty at the Film Scoring Academy of Europe, and recorded by the European Recording Orchestra (ERO). Students do not need to attend the recording sessions in person. Instead, students will be able to login to the HD video and audio streams to produce their recording sessions alongside our team of orchestrators and score supervisors. The online Graduate Diploma in Film and Game Scoring includes lectures from some of our guest artists: Conrad Pope, Christopher Young, Garry Schyman and Richard Bellis.

European Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia is an Instructional Site of Irish American UniversityIAMU is an accredited institution of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the organization that accredits The Juilliard School, The Curtis Institute of Music, Manhattan School of Music, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York Academy of Art, Columbia University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, West Point United States Military Academy, and more.

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