PGA Launches Producers Guild of America Members Relief Fund
The Producers Guild stated Tuesday it has created the Producers Guild of America Members Reduction Fund, the place certified members in want of emergency monetary aid as a result of coronavirus disaster can apply for as much as $1,000 in assist.
The PGA stated the fund, being administered by The Actors Fund, was seeded by a $100,000 present from former guild president Mark Gordon. Donations are being accepted at actorsfund.org/PGA. To use for assist, go to actorsfund.org/am-i-eligible-help.
“The monetary well-being of our members is continually on our minds as we navigate an uncharted disaster in our business,” guild presidents Gail Berman and Lucy Fisher stated in the present day. “We’re grateful for the generosity of Mark Gordon and different donors who’ve made this fund a actuality. The Guild is dedicated to creating and figuring out options for our members within the swiftest means doable in these unsure occasions, and we will’t thank The Actors Fund sufficient for shifting rapidly with us.
“Whatever the present challenges, the PGA is ready to do the whole lot in its energy to assist our fellow PGA members climate this storm collectively. We invite anybody who’s searching for a strategy to help these affected by the disaster, which incorporates line producers, affiliate producers and freelancers, to think about making a donation.”
Final week, the PGA introduced a three-month extension to members unable to pay their dues, waiving late charges and penalties whereas persevering with advantages in the course of the present pandemic. It additionally stated it was suspending its annual Produced By Convention which had been scheduled to happen June 6-7 at Fox Studios.
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