In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Music editor Dan Carlin describes the role of a soundtrack producer, which includes translating music from film to make sense in a music-only format.
Dan Carlin, Chair of the Film Scoring Department at Berklee and Chair Emeritus of the Recording Academy, has had a long and varied career in the business of music for film. His many credits include The Black Stallion (music editor), Sister Act (music consultant), The Last Of The Mohicans (music supervisor) and A Civil Action (conductor). In addition to his film work, Carlin served as the Executive Director of the Henry Mancini Institute, a music education and scholarship program, until it closed its doors in December 2006.