Daily Archives: August 13, 2017

Musicians’ Union Backs Legislation to Bring Scoring Jobs Back to L.A.

Work for Los Angeles studio musicians continues to decline as production companies find cheaper alternatives elsewhere, so musicians’ union executives are backing California legislation designed to provide financial incentives to return film- and TV-scoring jobs back to Hollywood. Assembly Bill 1300, the “Music Scoring Tax Credit Bill,” recently introduced by Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon, would offer a 30 percent ...

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'Sester-hood' triumphs in the 'Orphan Black' finale

Sisterhood has always been powerful in “Orphan Black,” BBC America’s small but mighty clone drama. Creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett were never afraid to take on all sorts of complicated issues — foster care, genetic tinkering, religious zealotry, suburban marriage — but during its five-season run, the show’s strength has always been in the clone sisterhood. The greatest proof ...

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