All faculty & staff are experienced Hollywood professionals able to provide insights into the real world, real music, and real time skills essential for anyone serious about forging a career in professional music making. Faculty and guest speakers include film and TV composers, orchestrators, directors, producers and film editors sharing insights gained from their experiences in the industry.
Larry Groupe´ – Film & Tv Composer
Founder and PFMW Director Larry Groupé is a four-time Emmy® nominee and three-time-winning composer whose career includes scoring Academy Award® nominated films to joining forces with the rock legend band YES. He is a working Hollywood composer that is in a unique position to offer an in-depth examination of the art and practice of writing music to picture at the highest level.
Roger Neill - Film & Tv composer
Composer Roger Neill is a Harvard doctorate whose award-winning music-writing catalog spans hundreds of television episodes, TV commercials, more than 20 major motion pictures and even an operetta. As an arranger, orchestrator, conductor and collaborator, Roger has worked with a Who’s Who in the recording industry.