Dubspot LA Course Spotlight: Scoring to Picture

Dubspot LA presents a new course on creating and editing music for visual media. Join industry veteran Elan Polushko for Scoring to Picture, starting in Los Angeles November 14, 2016.


Dubspot LA’s Scoring to Picture program is your portal to creating music for film, TV, and video games. Accomplished composer and sound designer Elan Polushko will teach sound creation techniques for visual media while introducing students to the concepts, terminology, current trends, and music technology of this industry. Students will compose music, design sounds, work with sound libraries, mixdown the final score, and ultimately create and edit audio to a video timeline. Learn the workflow of creation from pre to post production and final delivery of sound files to clients.

Class starts November 14th, 2016 | Mondays and Wednesdays – 7:00pm to 9:00pm

For more information please contact our admissions department at 323-848-4365 or admissions@dubspot.com.


About Elan Polushko

Elan has over a decade of experience and schooling in music, performance, and audio production.

“Knowledge is a journey partly inward and reflective, and then through the looking glass into the world. Through transference and sharing, gathering of information and preparation. Being imparted too as well as imparting, mentored, and mentoring. Sound and music is an aural tradition, to learn to listen and to know one’s turn to speak. The call and response!”

Check out Elan’s work here.


Kontour Tutorial

Sound Design Komplete Program

Finding the right sound can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Learn the fundamentals of synthesis and sampling and gain the depth of knowledge to shape sounds the way you want them or make your own sounds from scratch.

About This Program

Become fluent in the language of sound design and synthesis with this comprehensive program. This six-level Sound Design program uses Native Instruments’ Komplete as a platform for learning synthesis and sampling techniques. Starting with an introduction to the properties of sound, this comprehensive series of courses covers the major techniques used for contemporary sound design.

You will learn to create your own sounds with a variety of techniques and add a personal sonic signature to your tracks. We introduce you to the latest synthesis and sampling technologies and show you how to use the world’s largest and most diverse sound library. In the advanced levels, you will acquire total control over all aspects of the Komplete instruments while practicing genre-based sound design.

What’s Included

  • Sound Design Level 1: Introduction to Komplete
  • Sound Design Level 2: Synthesis with Massive, FM8 and Absynth
  • Sound Design Level 3: Sampling with Kontakt and Battery
  • Sound Design Level 4: Advanced Sound Design
  • Sound Design Level 5: Reaktor Ensembles and Production Techniques
  • Sound Design Level 6: Reaktor Programming and Instrument Building

Additional Information

Visit the Music Foundations course page for detailed information on this program here.

If you have questions, please call 877.DUBSPOT or send us a message.