AFM Local 47 is proud to partner with Los Angeles Young Workers, AFL-CIO for the 27th Annual NALC Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.
Volunteers are needed Mondays through Saturdays now through June 15 to help sort food donations at the Salvation Army warehouse in Bell. We have adopted Saturday, June 8 as our primary volunteer day. Continue reading →
Develop your music orchestration skills this summer with a pair of free classes offered exclusively to members of AFM Local 47.
Taught by Dr. Norman Ludwin — an active session bass player, teacher, composer, and orchestrator — the classes offer AFM members a unique hands-on learning experience using real film scores with an industry professional. Focusing on practical knowledge and fundamental techniques, the course is modeled after the one Ludwin teaches at his Extension Film Scoring Program at UCLA. Continue reading →
Learn about the benefits of union membership for electronic musicians
March 28-31 – Burbank, CA
Synthplex is a brand new annual “all things synthesizer” event, and the kickoff program will include information on the benefits of union membership for electronic musicians. The event takes place March 28-31 at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport hotel.
AFM Local 47 President John Acosta will conduct a presentation titled “The Benefits of Union Membership and Monetizing Your Music” on Thursday, March 28 at 2:45 p.m. in Room A.
Negotiations between the AFM and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) begin on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. We’re taking on the most important aspect of the future of the recording industry: new media and streaming services.
Musicians working in all areas of the business are encouraged to attend these important contract negotiations that will affect all of us. Watch the video message from the AFM Local 47 Executive Board, and sign up below to stay informed on important updates and to RSVP to attend negotiations on March 13: