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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. Musicians Union Pickets Marvel for Outsourcing Scoring Overseas

    1:06 pm 4/23/2013

    The AFM says the studio that is producing "Captain America 2" is taking actions that are “un-American and unfair.”Read more

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  8. Entertainment Unions, PACS Issue Election Endorsements

    5:26 am 11/6/2012

    Most of them have come out against California Prop. 32, and two have endorsed candidates.Read more

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  9. 'Ellen' Show Playing a Musicians Union Tune

    3:45 pm 10/25/2012

    Producers agree to pay musical guests under an AFM agreement rather than a SAG-AFTRA contract, highlighting an area of apparent jurisdictional overlap between the two unions.Read more

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  10. Obama Endorsed by Several Entertainment Unions

    11:26 am 10/23/2012

    AFM and IATSE cite the president's support for working people; WGA West's PAC weighs in as well.Read more

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