Musicians Chris Anderson-Bazzoli and Blake Cooper with Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo.
Musicians Chris Anderson-Bazzoli and Blake Cooper with Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo.

With a new legislative session in full swing, we have re-doubled our efforts to win a tax credit that specifically targets film scoring projects.

Here’s what we’ve been doing:

    • Visits to state legislators.
      Musicians have been meeting with members of the state assembly to lay out the urgent case for tax credits to prevent the loss of scoring employment.
    • Building our coalition.
      With the help of members involved in schools, youth programs and other organizations with a connection to music, we are recruiting support for the tax credit effort from all corners of our communities.
    • Making it personal.
      The public and our elected officials need to see the face of this industry, that’s why musicians are writing individual letters to their state legislators and telling their stories about the difficulty of making a living as a freelance musician. Local 47 is asking members to be profiled to talk about the realities of the industry for a work-a-day musician. Sign up here to volunteer. 

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