Indie Producers, Completion Bond Firms Create Task Force To Push For COVID-19 Liability Protection, Federal Aid

Zachary Burns: Oklahoma Film + Music Office






A group of production companies, distributors, sales agents and completion bond guarantors have created a new tasks force to push for government funding and support to independent production threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The American Coalition for Independent Content Production (ACICP) said its aim is to help the industry avoid permanent loss of productions and jobs. It ncludes 25 organizations including; A24, Alcon Entertainment, Amblin Partners, Annapurna Pictures, Avalon, Bron Studios, Endeavor Content, Endless Media, Endurance Media, Film Finances, FilmNation, Gaumont, Le Grisbi, Madrona Drive, Media Guarantors Insurance Solutions, Origin Entertainment, Picturestart, Platonic Systems, Skydance Media, UniFi Completion Guarantors, Valence Media, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group, wiip, and XYZ Films.



Source: | Jill Goldsmith
July 16, 2020