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6th Annual Made In Hollywood Honors recognizes Los Angeles-scored films

The 6th Annual Made In Hollywood Honors recognized La La Land, Moana and Zootopia as this year’s Oscar-nominated features filmed here in California. All three motion pictures carry the distinct designation of having also been scored in Los Angeles by AFM Local 47 musicians.

Hosted by L.A. City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, the honors ceremony was held on the morning of February 16, 2017, at the Heart of Hollywood Terrace at 1600 VINE, which stands on the historic site of the Hollywood Brown Derby.
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Made In Hollywood Honors For Television 2016

Made In Hollywood Honors Television 2016 took place at 1600 Vine the morning of Sept. 7, 2016 - AFM Local 47 EMD Administrator Gordon Grayson, Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund Executive Director Kim Roberts Hedgpeth, Recording Musicians Association International President Marc Sazer, AFM Local 47 Vice President Rick Baptist. (Not pictured: AFM Local 47 Secretary/Treasurer Gary Lasley)

Made In Hollywood Honors For Television 2016 – AFM Local 47 Electronic Media Division Administrator Gordon Grayson, Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund Executive Director Kim Roberts Hedgpeth, Recording Musicians Association International President Marc Sazer, AFM Local 47 Vice President Rick Baptist. Not pictured: AFM Local 47 Secretary/Treasurer Gary Lasley. (Photo: Linda A. Rapka)

The 4th Annual Made In Hollywood Honors For Television awards honored this year’s Emmy-nominated shows produced in California and the Los Angeles area in a star-studded program the morning of Sept. 7, 2016.

Representing AFM Local 47 were AFM Local 47 Vice President Rick Baptist, Secretary/Treasurer Gary Lasley, Electronic Media Division Administrator Gordon Grayson, and Recording Musicians Association International President Marc Sazer. Executive Director Kim Roberts Hedgpeth represented the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund, which co-sponsors the MIHH awards.

Musicians were proud to celebrate the many productions that were also scored here in the state. Check out the list & full story at listen-la.com!

John Williams Receives Lifetime Contribution to Hollywood Award

Renowned composer, Local 47 member John Williams was honored at the 2016 Made in Hollywood Honors event for his works including the locally scored "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." (Photo by Linda A. Rapka/AFM Local 47)

Renowned composer, Local 47 member John Williams was honored at the 2016 Made in Hollywood Honors event for his works including the locally scored “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” (Photo by Linda A. Rapka/AFM Local 47)

Made In Hollywood Honors event honors renowned composer for works including L.A.-scored ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Story & photos by Linda A. Rapka/AFM Local 47

Entertainment industry VIPs, local union officials and political leaders celebrated this year’s Oscar-nominated films made here in California at the Made In Hollywood Honors Oscar event Feb. 4, 2016. Continue reading