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Congratulations 70th Emmy® Nominees!

Kudos to all of the fantastic AFM Local 47 musicians who brought this year’s Emmy®-nominated music to life!

Tune in to the 70th annual Emmy Awards broadcast on Sept. 17, 2018, on NBC.

View the full list of nominated shows scored union in Los Angeles below, and check out a sampling of the music with our 2018 Emmys Playlist on YouTube:

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Leaving Storybrooke…

Series finale of ‘Once Upon a Time’ receives Emmy® nomination for Outstanding Music Composition

Recording music with a full-scale orchestra of experienced session players is making a mark in high-quality television productions.

Once considered only for films, sweeping orchestral scores are growing in popularity on the small screen due to technology of TVs that deliver sound comparable to a cinematic experience. Continue reading

In the Recording Studio: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

This incredible footage from the scoring session “Text Ting Swing” and “Love Theme” for the Warner Brothers film Crazy Rich Asians was shot by Aris Stoulil on the Warner Bros. Eastwood Scoring Stage in Burbank, California. The orchestra included more than 60 members of the American Federation of Musicians Local 47. Continue reading

“Leaving Storybrooke” – ‘Once Upon a Time’ Episode receives Emmy nom for Outstanding Music Composition

Los Angeles musicians have done it again! Composers Mark Isham, Cindy O’Connor and Michael D. Simon received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series – Original Dramatic Score for their work on ABC’s Once Upon a Time episode “Leaving Storybrooke.” Continue reading

Composer Siddhartha Khosla Dissects The Tear-Jerking Music Of NBC’s ‘This Is Us’

Siddhartha Khosla is an award-winning film and television composer, AFM Local 47 member, and singer/songwriter/producer of the critically acclaimed band Goldspot. He currently scores NBC’s hit Golden Globe and Emmy-winning drama series “This Is Us” starring Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, and Sterling K. Brown. Continue reading

The Handmaid’s Tale

Direct from the scoring stage, AFM Local 47 composer Adam Taylor shares his process about creating the music of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale:

In this article from Variety, journalist Jon Burlingame delves deeper into Taylor’s process and the incredible Los Angeles musicians who give humanity and soul to their performances.

Killer Klowns From Outer Space 30th anniversary celebration

Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of cult classic “Killer Klowns From Outer Space,” a special live-to-picture performance and fan tribute took place May 19, 2018 at the Montalban Theater in Hollywood.

America’s fascination with “Killer Klowns From Outer Space” began on screen in 1988, as a group of clown-like aliens land their trans-dimensional space ship and terrorize a small American town. The film has achieved cult status with its clever blend of horror, science fiction and comedy. Continue reading