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Producers Guild of India sets up relief fund for daily wage earners affected by industry halt

March 19, 2020 | New Delhi/UNI

Producers Guild of India (GUILD) has announced to set up a relief fund for daily wage earners impacted by a complete shutdown of film, television and OTT productions owning to the COVID-19 pandemic.
President of the GUILD, Siddharth Roy Kapur said in a statement shared on Twitter on Tuesday, "In the light of the complete shutdown of all production relation activity for the foreseeable future due to the Covid-19 outbreak, there is bound to be a significant impact on the lives and livelihoods of daily wage earners in the industry."
"The Producers Guild of India has decided to set up a Relief Fund to help support those affected by the shutdown. We would encourage the entire fraternity to contribute to the fund to minimize the disruption in the lives of our valued colleagues and associates in this difficult time," the statement read.
The decision comes in the light of the concern raised by likes of filmmakers Sudhir Mishra, Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap over the impact of shutdown on the daily wage workers in the industry.
Meanwhile, various film bodies in India like Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees (FWICE), Indian Film & Television Directors' Association (IFTDA) and GUILD on Sunday decided to put all productions on hold from March 19 to March 31 to control the spread of the deadly virus.

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Producers Guild of India sets up relief fund for daily wage earners affected by industry halt

March 19, 2020 | New Delhi/UNI

Producers Guild of India (GUILD) has announced to set up a relief fund for daily wage earners impacted by a complete shutdown of film, television and OTT productions owning to the COVID-19 pandemic.
President of the GUILD, Siddharth Roy Kapur said in a statement shared on Twitter on Tuesday, "In the light of the complete shutdown of all production relation activity for the foreseeable future due to the Covid-19 outbreak, there is bound to be a significant impact on the lives and livelihoods of daily wage earners in the industry."
"The Producers Guild of India has decided to set up a Relief Fund to help support those affected by the shutdown. We would encourage the entire fraternity to contribute to the fund to minimize the disruption in the lives of our valued colleagues and associates in this difficult time," the statement read.
The decision comes in the light of the concern raised by likes of filmmakers Sudhir Mishra, Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap over the impact of shutdown on the daily wage workers in the industry.
Meanwhile, various film bodies in India like Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees (FWICE), Indian Film & Television Directors' Association (IFTDA) and GUILD on Sunday decided to put all productions on hold from March 19 to March 31 to control the spread of the deadly virus.


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