“CARES” Act to Provide Economic Relief to Entertainment Workers

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act includes benefits for professionals in the creative arts, entertainment, and media production industries affected by COVID-19.

Check out these resources to see how you will be affected:

Unemployment Insurance Guide for Creative Professionals – This snapshot guide is for people who lost current or upcoming full- or part-time work. For the first time, 1099 workers will be able to get unemployment insurance.

Unemployment Provisions in the CARES Act – This fact sheet from the National Employment Law Project details the three new unemployment insurance programs and their benefits.

CARES Act Overview of Benefits – This additional overview outlines exactly what is in the CARES act.

See more resources for film professionals in our GCFC Film Community Resource Guide.