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The need for national aid for the film and audio-visual industry

By Manila Times — 18.05.2020

The audio-visual culture and industry have always been ingrained in the Filipino experience, whether through the consumption of film or witnessing live events and performances.

DTI Secretary Mon Lopez and FDCP Chairman Liza Diño-Seguerra with creative
industry champions from DTI, PTTC and ACPI.

From the movies we watch, the episodes of teleseryes, the upcoming hot series on Netflix, or the next Jollibee viral story – these are things that we look forward to. A lot of us swoon and fall in love when we watch live concerts of our favorite artists; it’s more special when we eat dinner with the family while being serenaded by a quartet, and it’s memorable when we catch a late-night comedy show, or when we have nights out with friends at a dance club or at our favorite resto-bar and hotel lounges.

This article was first published here.