Producers Launch ‘It Takes Our Village’ Relief Fund for Crews Impacted By Coronavirus

Published on Apr 08, 2020

Producers Launch ‘It Takes Our Village’ Relief Fund for Crews Impacted By Coronavirus

More than a dozen high-profile Hollywood producers have launched the It Takes Our Village fund for below-the-line film and television crew members impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Bruna Papandrea, whose credits include “Big Little Lies” and “Wild,” made the announcement Wednesday after witnessing first-hand how these crews were being affected.

“The below-the-line crews are the backbone of our industry,” she said, “They are our community – and our community is in need. This initiative is personal to me as I’m a working-class girl who grew up with unions protecting my family. I want to help provide that protection to those who are a vital part in creating stories; the stories that are providing escapism and comfort to people around the world.”

Papandrea and “Big Little Lies” executive producer Gregg Fienberg have brought in industry colleagues Molly Allen, Derek Cianfrance, Lynette Howell Taylor, Jon M. Chu, Pam Veasey, Kenya Barris, Leslie Linka Glatter,

Read full article at: Variety - Film News

Author: Dave McNary