Screen Actors Guild has joined the Writers Guild of America in backing the push by composers and lyricists to unionize
WGA's endorsement of unionizing through the Teamsters was a big boost for the musicians.
Film and TV composers and lyricists seeking to unionize have gotten the backing of the Writers Guild of America, as well as a handful of Hollywood heavyweights.
Right now they're calling themselves the Assn. of Media Composers and Lyricists. If hundreds of Hollywood tunesmiths have their way, the AMCL could soon be part of Teamsters Local 399.
For the first time in more than a decade, composers and lyricists working in film, TV and videogames are considering unionization.
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