Gabriel San Roman
Disney Plus Arrives Minus Residual Pay for Union Musicians [Alt-Disney]
Updated: Aug 12, 2020
Disney Plus finally debuted Nov. 12 with its catalog of streaming content—from Star Wars to The Simpsons—and a labor dispute, to boot! When it comes to scoring soundtracks for exclusive films and shows, musicians are hoping to be heard in their demands for residual pay rights. Under the banner of #BandTogether, the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) has fought for months to ensure its members don’t get left behind as Disney’s media empire expands.
Read more on my latest OC Weekly Alt-Disney column out on newsstands now: