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Industry stakeholders on how to protect movie workers

By PHILSTAR — 23.05.2020

PMPPA member Perci Intalan

MANILA, Philippines β€” Filmmaking is a collaborative work. Although a director is in charge of the mise en scene, while producers assure the viability of the narrative, it involves creative minds and their number is a lot. With the COVID-19 pandemic, making movies is put on hold. If production is allowed, safety measures for movie workers should be in place.

The Philippine Motion Pictures Producers Association (PMPPA) said in a recent media briefing via Zoom that it follows the Inter-Guild Alliance (IGA) guidelines. IGA, based on the information given by PMPPA, β€œis a community-based network of various groups representing different sectors of the film, television and advertising industries in the Philippines.”

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