It’s SCOREcast’s Silver Anniversary, and we are celebrating BIG!
In our 25th episode, Deane and Lee visit with ten-time Emmy Award-winning composer Bruce Broughton about the current union discussions and his role in the newly formed ad-hoc group, the Association of Media Composers and Lyricists (AMCL).
Much, much more after the jump…Read More →
On our 24th episode, Deane and Lee talk with Alan Elliott, spokesman for the Association of Media Composers and Lyricists (AMCL). The AMCL is the steering committee that is spearheading the unionization of film and television composers in Los Angeles and is comprised of Mr. Elliott, and fellow composers Bruce Broughton, James DiPasquale, and Alf Clausen.Read More →
Today’s issue of Film Music Magazine features an interview with SCOREcast founder Deane Ogden. Deane talks with Mark Northam about the impetus behind SCOREcastOnline.com and where the SCOREcast online community is headed in the future. He also opens up about the proposed composers union, his feelings on current film music trends, his thoughts for beginning [...]Read More →
Across the film music industry, the recent composer unionization effort has been at the forefront of everyone’s mind for the last few weeks. Led by film composers Bruce Broughton, James DiPasquale, Alan Elliott, and Alf Clausen, the Teamsters Local 399 has offered a hand as one of the most powerful union organizations to help unionize [...]Read More →
One of the first of the big papers to weigh in on the issue, the LA Times, speaking about Monday night’s info meeting held in Burbank by the Teamsters, reported that “half of those in attendance signed cards to join the Teamsters”. Add to that the rumblings that a handful of upper-tier composers are planning [...]Read More →
Last night in Burbank, approximately 435 people from the film composing community turned out for the Composers Unionization information meeting that was hosted by the Teamsters Local 399, and moderated by composers Jim DiPasquale, Bruce Broughton, Alf Clausen, and Alan Elliott. Teamsters union rep Steve Dayan was also on hand to answer questions about the [...]Read More →
It’s a new month around here and we have a ton of things to get to. But before we launch November at SCOREcastOnline.com into full swing, we thought to give you a preview of what to expect from the website and the podcast over the next few weeks. In this special video announcement, SCOREcast founder [...]Read More →
The recent stirrings about unionization have occasioned some heavy, heavy discussion amongst the community… so I thought I’d lighten the mood a teensy little bit around here. I’ll get there—promise—but first, if you haven’t weighed in on the discussion Deane posted, please consider doing so. Especially if you’re someone who is thinking about getting into [...]Read More →