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  1. Paramount Beats Musicians Guild in Lawsuit Over Outsourcing Film Scores

    6:57 am 6/16/2016

    A judge figures out the meaning of "producer" and "employer" in Hollywood.Read more

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  2. Musicians Union Protests at Warner Bros. Over Non-Union Scoring on Lot

    4:59 pm 12/15/2015

    The AFM says that a third party, Cinema Scoring, held a non-union session on the lot, while the studio says it did nothing wrong.Read more

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  3. Musicians Union Travels to Sacramento to Play a Song for Tax Credits

    6:37 pm 5/18/2015

    The union wants to amend California’s tax credit law to encourage in-state production scoring and recording.Read more

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  4. China's iQiyi to Buy 1,000 Hollywood Titles in 2015 to Meet Surging Demand

    10:17 pm 11/11/2014

    The move is the latest bold foray into Hollywood by the film unit of Chinese search engine BaiduRead more

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  5. Musicians Union Slams Lionsgate Over 'Draft Day' Offshoring

    1:14 pm 4/10/2014

    The AFM is pressing the case that U.S. films and television programs should be scored domestically, not overseas, especially when they receive U.S. production tax credits.Read more

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  6. AMPTP, Two Unions File Federal Reports Disclosing Salaries and More

    5:31 pm 4/8/2014

    The AMPTP Form 990 and DGA and AFM LM-2s reveal salaries, financial condition, membership figures and other information.Read more

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  7. Former AFTRA Chief Tapped to Lead Musicians Union Residuals Fund

    2:46 pm 4/7/2014

    Kim Roberts Hedgpeth will lead the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund, which processes film and TV residuals for AFM members; however, her tenure at AFTRA was marred by a lack of financial controls.Read more

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  8. Musicians Union Hires New Electronic Media Executive

    3:44 pm 3/6/2014

    Bill Thomas becomes the director of the AFM’s Electronic Media Services Division.Read more

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  9. 'Dancing With the Stars' Fires Longtime Band Leader

    4:29 pm 2/3/2014

    Veteran orchestrator and band leader Harold Wheeler takes a 28-member group of musicians and singers with him, to be replaced by another band and the ABC competition's boosted use of recordings.Read more

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  10. American Federation of Musicians' President Ray Hair Re-Elected

    1:48 pm 7/26/2013

    In addition, all members of the executive board were also returned to office.Read more

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