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DOH! MUSICIANS UNION SUES OVER THE SIMPSONS‘ THEME

October 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Twentieth Century Fox and Universal Pictures are embroiled in a lawsuit with the musicians’ union over use of the theme from The Simpsons at the Universal Studios’ amusement park in California. The American Federation of Musicians filed a lawsuit in U.S. district court alleging that use of the music for the Simpsons roller-coaster ride violates […]

MUSICIANS IN DISSONANT LIONSGATE PROTEST

January 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Members of the American Federation of Musicians are expected to set up pickets at the location shooting of Lionsgate’s Mad Men to protest against the studio’s decision to score its upcoming movie The Hunger Games in London. Unlike the major U.S. studios, Lionsgate has not signed an agreement with the AFM requiring it to use […]