Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

Scoring for Film and Multimedia

Conference: Music & The Moving Image, 2015

The 2016 Music and The Moving Image conference will take place on May 20-22, 2016.


Conference at NYU Steinhardt, May 29 – 31, 2015

This year’s conference will include a keynote speech by Siu-Lan Tan (The Psychology of Music in Multimedia), Professor of Psychology, Kalamazoo College. We invite abstracts that focus on the role and function of psychology of perception in music for the moving image. The Program Committee includes Danijela Kulezic-Wilson (The Musicality of Narrative Film - forthcoming in Palgrave Macmillan), Mark Evans (Series Editor: Genre, Music & Sound for Equinox Publishing), Miguel Mera (author of European Film MusicMychael Danna's The Ice Storm: A Film Score Guide; composer of Little Ashes), and coeditors of Music and the Moving Image, Gillian B. Anderson (HaexanPandora’s Box; Composing for the CinemaMusic for Silent Film 1892-1929: A Guide); and NYU faculty, Ron Sadoff (The Moon and the Son: An Imagined ConversationChuck Jones: Memories of Childhood). The conference will run a few days before the NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker (June 3 – 12, 2015). 

2015 Conference Schedule

2015 Abstracts

2015 Presenting Scholar Biographies

E-mail for more information.  

Ron Sadoff
New York University 
35 West 4th St
Suite 1077
New York, NY, 10012

Conference Fees: 

  • Regular Registration - $185
  • Student Registration - $85

Housing costs: 

Residents will be accomodated in Founders Hall. Please see nightly cost below:

Shared Space

  • $57 per night

Single Space

  • $85 per night

NYU Resident Hall Accommodations: Applications for NYU housing will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Space is limited for on-campus housing. Please note that all housing forms received after a date to be determined will be accepted on a space available basis only.  Click here for more specific housing information.

Dining Options: For a list of available on-campus dining locations please visit Dining locations will be open Monday through Friday from 7am to 8pm. There are also many local dining establishments within walking distance. 

Arrival / Departure: When you arrive to the 12th street dorm, you will be asked to show government ID and sign in at the front desk. The Front Desk Receptionist will provide keys and information packet.
• Check-in begins at 8:00am and ends at 11:00pm. Please note after 11pm, arriving guest will have to come back the next morning at 8:00 am.
• Check-out is by 11:00 am
You CANNOT change your reservation after it has been made. There are no housing refunds or adjustments.

Furnishings: The rooms are air-conditioned and furnished with two twin beds, desks, desk chairs, and storage space for clothing for each resident. The rooms are not equipped with telephones or internet. NYU will not provide linens, and towels. It is recommended that residents bring their own linens, towels and personal toiletries, as per your needs.

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We appreciate the generous support of scholarships provided by the Film Music Foundation (FMF), a nonprofit California Public Benefit Corporation that promotes appreciation of the art and craft of film music through education, filmed interviews, scholarly research and writing, and film scoring workshops for students.