Musicians Union Begins Negotiations With Studios Over Streaming Residuals

| March 14, 2019

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Contract negotiations are underway in Los Angeles between the American Federation of Musicians and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, with musicians calling on the Hollywood studios to begin paying residuals for content created for streaming services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime.The AFM is seeking to level the playing field as new media consumption has resulted in more films finding distribution online.

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