|Picture taken from his website, www.webdepot.umontreal.ca/Usagers/belkina/MonDepotPublic/e.index.html|
For my benefit, Alvin has painstakingly gone searching for the syllabus of study that would bring a budding composer to a proficient level of composing for film and TV.
This is a letter from Alan Belkin to a young composer, stating the techniques that needed to be acquired before one can become an all-rounded composing professional.
According to wikipedia.org, Alan Belkin is a Canadian composer. He is also an organist, pianist and a teacher. He got his doctorate at Jilliard School in New York. Here is information about him on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Belkin
This letter was taken from his personal website, which has many other articles that talks about theory of music composition. Really rich in resources!