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An Independent/Festival Film Original Score by Christian P. Bacon

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SAG-AFTRA Prepping for Film-TV Contract Negotiations

"The current pact... contains a 300% increase in residuals within the first two years when exhibited worldwide on Netflix."

Leaders of SAG-AFTRA have launched the process of crafting a proposal for a successor deal to its master contract covering feature film and primetime television. The union’s national board, m…

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‘Anthem’ Voice Actor on Unionization, Struggles of Creation

“This is a moment for change,” said AFL-CIO secretary-treasurer Liz Shuler.
“It won’t come from CEOs. It won’t come from corporate boards.
And, it won’t come from any one person. ... See more

Sarah Elmaleh, the voice of “Gone Home’s” protagonist, a voice in so many other games — most recently Bioware’s “Anthem,” said she was “extremely saddened” to hear about the ... See more

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As video games make billions, the workers behind them say it’s time to unionize

In a year where workplace activism has swept through Silicon Valley, gaming appears to be the sector where organized labor might land its first major technology industry victory.

2 weeks ago
9 confirmed movies and TV shows Disney is making for its Netflix competitor

How will musicians fare in all of this?

Disney Plus will include at least two live-action "Star Wars" TV shows, a Marvel Loki series, and more original movies and shows.

3 weeks ago

Click through to let your Congress member know!

The Local Radio Freedom Act doesn’t actually protect local radio or promote the value of music, but allows #BigRadio to get away with not paying performers when their songs are played. This ... See more

3 weeks ago
We Support the Musicians of the CSO

We the undersigned support the Musicians in their strike to protect what is truly the…

4 weeks ago
New Trend in Concert Halls: Original Music by Movie Composers — No Film Required

Movie and TV composers are in greater demand than ever for, surprisingly, new music for the concert hall. For decades, concert commissions for film composers were few and far between. The increasin…

1 month ago
Musicians Agree To Extend Film & TV Contract; No Deal On Streaming Residuals

People are starting to pay attention!

After three days of bargaining, the American Federation of Musicians and management’s AMPTP have agreed to extend their current film and TV contract until Nov. 14. The agreement comes after ... See more

1 month ago
Marc Sazer at AFM Press Conference

Marc Sazer addressing the AFM/Local 47 press conference at the AMPTP

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RIP Hero, mentor, friend and colleague, Phil Teele. He was a mainstay in the Hollywood studio community for 6 decades and was a total original as a musician and person.

He pioneered the use of the ... See more

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RMALA Meeting Monday 11/27

Open Meeting for ALL Local 47 members NOTE CHANGED MEETING SITE! The AFM & SAG-AFTRA Fund – Ample Parking 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Suite 400 Valley Village, CA 91607 Live TV with Jason Poss and other special guests!...

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