Victory for Musicians!


Musicians and the entertainment industry are celebrating a major victory with the update to California’s Film & Television Tax Credit Program that for the first time includes meaningful support for music-scoring jobs.

The state budget signed by Governor Jerry Brown gives the California Film Commission authority to create regulations that will have a significant impact by bringing these music jobs back home.

The new system truly incentivizes production companies to commit to scoring in California in order to successfully earn bonus points that go toward their approval for a tax credit. This is a boon not only to the musicians who have been working on this effort for years, but also to their colleagues who work on scoring stages — from composers and engineers to electricians and other music support staff.

Standing together, we have the power!