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Here's some advance news of tonight's 2nd informational meeting of the Association of Media Composers and Lyricists, hosted by Teamsters Local 399 and located in the Writers Guild Theater. This composers' movement towards unionization with the Teamsters for better benefits is gathering momentum and tonight there'll be a progress report on efforts since the 1st get-together last November. Presently, the Amcl Organizing Committee consists of: Bruce Broughton, Sean Callery, Alf Clausen, Ray Colcord, James Dipasquale, Richard Gibbs, Christopher Klatman, Vivek Maddala, Richard Marvin, Mike Post, and Snuffy Walden. And I'm told that, at tonight's meeting, big names like James Newton-Howard, Hans Zimmer, Tom Newman will be [...] »
- Nikki Finke
The Association of Media Composers and Lyricists (Amcl) has announced its next organizing meeting on April 19, 2010, to update composers and lyricists on its progress in regards to unionizing the group under the Teamsters 399 banner. The message, sent via email to its mailing list members, also reflects last week's resignation of the group's founder, Alan Elliott (his name is now absent from the list of participating committee members), and indicates that three new members have joined the committee—composers Richard Marvin, Sean Callery, and Snuffy Walden.
The announcement reads as follows:
You are invited to attend an important event: an organizing meeting of the Association of Media Composers and Lyricists, hosted by Teamsters Local 399 on April 19, 2010 to be held at the Writers Guild Theater.
On November 16, 2009, an informational meeting was attended by 350 composers and lyricists, half of whom signed cards indicating they wished to be represented by Teamsters 399 in negotiating a »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Deane Ogden)
I just received official notification that, on April 1st, Alan Elliott is resigning from the Organizing Committee of the Association of Media Composers and Lyricists "after four years of dedicated service in advancing our unionization efforts" with Teamsters Local 399. "The Organizing Committee, in recognition of his many contributions in helping to bring composers and lyricists together with the Teamsters, thanks Alan for his devoted service. Signed, Bruce Broughton, Ray Colcord, Alf Clausen, James Dipasquale, Richard Gibbs, Christopher Klatman, Vivek Maddala, Mike Post." »
- Nikki Finke
This morning, a mass email went out to the mailing list of the Association of Composers and Lyricists announcing that the group's founder, Alan Elliott, would be resigning from their organizing committee effective April 1. The email also denotes that a few more participants have joined the Organizing Committee, namely composers Ray Colcord (a past president of the Scl), Richard Gibbs, Mike Post, Vivek Maddala, and orchestrator Christopher Klatman.
The following is the exact text of the memo:
On April 1, Alan Elliott is resigning from the Organizing Committee of the Association of Media Composers and Lyricists after four years of dedicated service in advancing our unionization efforts with Teamsters Local 399.The Organizing Committee, in recognition of his many contributions in helping to bring composers and lyricists together with the Teamsters, thanks Alan for his devoted service.Bruce Broughton/Ray Colcord/Alf Clausen/James Dipasquale/Richard Gibbs/Christopher Klatman/Vivek Maddala/Mike Post »
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4 items from 2010
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