Work in music scoring in Los Angeles has plunged 68% to $15.5 million in 2013 from nearly $50 million in 1998, a new report shows. “Employment is in sharp decline," said the “Keeping the Score”…
American Federation Of Musicians
The American Federation of Musicians, which has lately been assailed by studio musicians for its failure to secure lucrative videogame-scoring work, on Tuesday announced a new game agreement, the…
Using the Kevin Costner film “Draft Day” as an example, the American Federation of Musicians on Thursday launched a campaign designed to stop producers from sending scoring jobs to musicians outside…
A sold-out crowd filled the Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, Calif., earlier this summer to celebrate the 35th anniversary of specialty record label Varese Sarabande. Among the parade of film music…
Just as production flight from Los Angeles has been decades in the making, the reasons for the decline in work for musicians on film and TV projects are deep-rooted.
For Rob Matsuda, playing the violin in Los Angeles has gotten tougher and tougher since he started as an orchestra instrumentalist in 1998 on "The Horse Whisperer."
Hollywood's major unions have backed Viacom in its attempt to overturn rulings in its copyright infringement case against Google subsidiary YouTube.
A movement aimed at bringing more film and videogame scoring to L.A. has emerged and the AFM has been a primary target of criticism.
The American Federation of Musicians has reached a three-year deal on a successor contract with ABC, CBS and NBC covering live and recorded shows.
On Thursday night more than 500 musicians, composers and others active in the Hollywood music biz heard a panel of experts warn that film, TV and videogame scoring continues to leave L.A. because…