International Hollywood Film Music Workshop (IHFMW) is dedicated to meet the high demand for online workshops with renowned Hollywood film composers and other top music professionals related to the film scoring process.


IHFMW is an independent part of HMW-Hollywood Music Workshop.

Happy & very satisfied faces !

from our participants coming from Germany, Austria, China, Spain, USA, South Korea, Ireland, Finland & Singapore


… at the end of a highly informative & intense, active three days of most up to date instructions with one of the top composers and busiest orchestrators, Hollywood’s Oscar Senén, who shared some of the most important tools for the successful completion of a score at our latest event: Oscar Senen – Brass “Unwrapped” – Informative & Interactive Masterclass Febr. 26 – 28, 2021 – on ZOOM  – “Indepth Writing & Exploring the Extreme”

As always, the usual INTERACTIVE approach seems to suit the international participants to their fullest satisfaction!

“Thank you Oscar!

I really enjoyed the overall review of the Brass Instruments! Some of the knowledge were new to me! :) – I hope this kind of workshop happens more often. Hopefully, much broader audience to from all over the world ! “

– Participant Review

Oscar Senen is a composer, orchestrator & conductor specialized in Film, TV & Video Games music. Majoring in Film Scoring & Video Game scoring, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA) in May 2013.

He recently was the lead orchestrator at the Bond movie “No Time to Die” & is also known for his work on Penguins of Madagascar (2014), Terminator: Genisys (2015) & Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) – on Video Games such as FIFA 19, Assassin’s Creed-Dead Kings, Remnant: From the Ashes.

Oscar has worked along with Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Rupert Gregson-Williams, John Debney, John Powell, Chris Beck, et al.


About the course

“Brass Unwrapped” will be held live via Zoom, which means that participants will be able to interact with the lecturer and other participants directly and via chat. The course will be moderated, you will receive assignments (incl. feedback) and a certificate.

– Most iconic Film Music brass writing
– Before the Film Score
– Extreme Orchestration ( including Extreme Line-Ups!)

The Orchestration Process in Film
– MIDI Composition/Orchestration
– From mock-up to the score

The Scoring Session
– Tips & modern techniques when recording brass
– Idiomatic writing (12 horn unison).

– From more characteristic use to more uncommon use
– Know how to write properly for each instrument &
also their limits.

Instruments to be covered

The Brass Section:
Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba

Additional instruments:
Euphonium, Wagner tubas,
Piccolo trumpet, Cimbasso

Enrollment Form

Apply now using our Application Form.