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Musicians Demonstrate Against Exploitation at Warner Bros.

Legislators, Labor Community Call for Fair Treatment of Musicians

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BURBANK, CA (DEC. 15, 2015) — More than 50 members of the American Federation of Musicians Local 47, Unite Here Local 11, and other unions and community supporters held a large demonstration Tuesday morning against the exploitation of musicians taking place on the Warner Bros. lot.

The group distributed leaflets objecting to the studio’s facilitation of non-union activity on its property. Warner Bros., signatory to the American Federation of Musicians, permitted a non-union “dark” date by Cinema Scoring, an employer with whom AFM Local 47 has a labor dispute. Continue reading

#listenLA spotlight: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Expecto Patronum! Composer Timothy Williams casts his melodic spell over the Los Angeles Local 47 orchestra on the Warner Bros. Eastwood Scoring Stage with his music for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Park Japan. Photo: Kori Chappell

Hogwarts attraction at Universal Park Japan gets a taste of Los Angeles with Timothy Williams’ musical score

To the delight of muggles around the world, a Harry Potter themed attraction opened earlier this year in Osaka, Japan. The impressive Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a life-size imagining of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, complete with various rides and special effects. The music heard throughout the $442 million attraction was scored by a Los Angeles orchestra last December on the Warner Bros. Eastwood Scoring Stage, with composer Timothy Williams conducting his works.

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#listenLA spotlight: Heroes in a Half Shell


Brian Tyler scores big on the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie

The latest reboot of the classic “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” film series boasts an orchestral score by Los Angeles composer Brian Tyler and a 70-plus piece orchestra contracted by Peter Rotter.

On the famed Eastwood scoring stage on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, the scoring sessions took place over several days in June.

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#listenLA spotlight: Good Juju


Rising composer Jeremy Tisser goes all out on his ‘Voodoo’ demo session

Not all demos are created equal. Rising composer Jeremy Tisser went huge for his “Voodoo” demo session, hiring a massive 84-piece orchestra of some of L.A.’s finest studio musicians.

“I believe that if you want something to happen, you must do it yourself,” Tisser said. “With all of the runaway productions, I decided to do something a little crazy and unique.”

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