With movie music nights having become de rigueur at concert halls and amphitheaters across the land -- not to mention recently sprung festival showcases -- it might be important to note the event…
Composers & Lyricists Guild Of America
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.
Fifty or 60 years ago, it was not unusual to see the name of the composer right up next to that of the producer or director in a movie's opening credits -- Max Steiner on "Casablanca," for example…
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.
Alexander (Sandy) Courage, composer of the original "Star Trek" theme and an Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated arranger for TV and movies, died May 15 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. He was 88 and had been…
For those missing the dark side of musicals during this wave of frothy escapism, there's "Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story," Stephen Dolginoff's unthrilling two-hander that depicts Chicago's…