Fondi Film Festival: Music for cinema composition technique

Masterclass Piersanti

Music for cinema composition technique

Masterclass with Franco Piersanti (September 15-17, 2017)

The Masterclass of music for cinema composition is addressed to young composers who consider music applied to cinema as one of the options of professional music composition.

Open to students from any nationality and with no age limits, the Masterclass, organized in collaboration with the association Giuseppe De Santis and part of the 16th Fondi Film Festival, will take place in Fondi (LT) in September 15-17, 2017.

Master Class

The Masterclass is an overview and a detailed study about musical dramaturgy applied to cinema, through analyses, video examples and scores of musicians who are part of the history of music composed for cinema.

  • Contemporary aesthetics and poetics of the music for cinema composer;
  • The relationship between director and musician;
  • Working with images;
  • Music composition;
  • Music recording and mixing;
  • Music editing for the film.

Participation terms and conditions
Every participant who has attended the full Masterclass will receive a participation certificate.

The application form is to be submitted to the organization secretary by August 31, 2017 the latest (please use the online application form) with the receipt of the subscription and attendance payments, to be payed by bank transfer.

Before subscribing, participants will be evaluated by the professor, based on their curriculum to be sent to

All the lectures are public. It is allowed to record lectures, even to film them, upon professor’s authorization.

Subscription fee

Subscription fee amounts to 60 euro, attendance fee amounts to 190 euro.

Bank account details
Associazione Giuseppe De Santis
Piazza D. Purificato, snc c/o Biblioteca Comunale – 04022 – Fondi (LT)

IBAN: IT 02 N 05296 73970 CC0000042662

Banca Popolare di Fondi – Sede centrale – Piazza Unità d’Italia, 6/7/8 – 04022 – Fondi (LT)

Payment description: Masterclass Piersanti 2017


Lectures are public and to be held always in the presence of the professor.

Lectures rooms will be promptly communicated to the Masterclass participants via email.


– Friday 15  3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

– Saturday 16 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

– Sunday 17 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Food and accomodation
Some local facilities have special agreements with the Masterclass organization, both for food and accomodation.

For further information please email the organization secretary.


Should participants quorum not be reached, the organization secretary reserves the right to cancel the Masterclass informing participants within 10 days before lectures start. Subscription fees will be fully refunded in case the Masterclass is cancelled.

For further information please contact