efe-epaBy Anne Steele. New York, USA

Musicians behind the soundtracks to hits such as "The Handmaid's Tale" and "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel" are seeking better pay from films and TV shows that go directly to streaming services.

American Federation of Musicians, a union representing players in orchestras and film and television studio productions, on Monday began contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. It represents studios including Walt Disney Co., AT&T Inc.'s Warner Bros. and Sony Corp's Sony Pictures. EFE-EPA