Union Musicians Employed On Six Of This Year’s Oscar Nominated Films

Los Angeles musicians who belong to Local 47 of the American Federation of Musicians were employed on six of the films nominated for an Oscar this year. It’s a testament to the skill and talent that union members bring to the film industry.

Listen to the Local 47 Oscars 2019 #ListenLA Playlist and check out the nominated films below. 

Best Picture

  • BlacKkKlansman (Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Raymond Mansfield, Jordan Peele and Spike Lee, Producers)
  • Green Book (Jim Burke, Charles B. Wessler, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga, Producers)
  • A Star Is Born (Bill Gerber, Bradley Cooper and Lynette Howell Taylor, Producers)


Best Original Song

  • “Shallow” (A Star Is Born)
    Music and Lyric by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt


Best Original Score

  • BlacKkKlansman (Terence Blanchard)


Best Animated Feature

  • Incredibles 2 (Brad Bird, John Walker and Nicole Paradis Grindle)
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet (Rich Moore, Phil Johnston and Clark Spencer)


Best Animated Short

  • Bao (Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb)

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