AFM Local 47 musicians once played a featured role in Hollywood’s biggest night at the 95th Annual Academy Awards. Rehearsals and pre-records were held at Evergreen Studios in Burbank in preparation for the Oscars awards ceremony that took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on March 12, 2023.
Many thanks to harpist Gayle Levant for sharing these exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from the rehearsals and live event!
by Susan Chatman, AFM Local 47 Diversity Committee
Congratulations to the music production team of the 94th Academy Awards for their hard work and superb artistry.
The music production leaders should also be applauded for their diverse representation of musicians, music styles and performances.
There were close to 120 musicians who performed at the 94th Academy Awards. What is notable was the cultural diversity, blend of musical styles, ages and genders from all over the world. Continue reading →
Another Awards Season is behind us, and what a season it was! This was a big year for members of AFM Local 47, with several of our musicians winning awards, receiving nominations, and having contributed to making the music recordings that contributed to some of the biggest hits of 2018. Continue reading →
Congratulations to the following AFM Local 47-scored films on receiving Oscar nominations! Listen to our Oscars 2019 #ListenLA Playlist and browse the list below. Winners will be announced at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony on February 24, 2019, broadcast live on ABC (with a live AFM Local 47 band!). Continue reading →
And then there were 15… Superstar AFM Local 47 member John Legend joins the exclusive EGOT club with his two Emmy Arts wins as lead actor and co-producer for “Jesus Christ Superstar Live.” He is one of the youngest people ever to win all four Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.
From composition and music preparation to the scoring stage, musicians bring the heart and soul to motion pictures.
Congratulations to the winners and nominees in the 90th annual Academy Awards featuring music created by AFM Local 47 musicians, and to the incredible house band and music prep team! Continue reading →