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Music at the Oscars

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The AFM proudly congratulates all its members who worked on Oscar-nominated films. Frozen won Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song. Its score composer, Christophe Beck, is a member of Local 47 (Los Angeles, CA). Captain Phillips received six nominations, including Best Picture. Score composer Henry Jackman is a member of Local 47. Saving Mr. Banks and composer Thomas Newman of Local 47, along with The Book Thief and composer John Williams of Locals 47 and 9-535 (Boston, MA), were nominated for Best Original Score. Despicable Me 2 was nominated for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song. Score composer Heitor Pereira is a member of Local 47. Get a Horse! was nominated for Best Animated Short Film. Score composer was Mark Watters of Local 47.

For the first time this year, the Academy put on an Oscar Concert featuring an 80-piece orchestra made up of Local 47 members. Each of the nominated composers conducting their nominated music during the concert held at UCLA’s Royce Hall February 27.







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