UK’s Covid-19 Film and TV Emergency Relief Fund launches as 93% of freelancers now out of work
Published on Apr 08, 2020
The Covid-19 Film and TV Emergency Relief Fund, created to support the UK creative community during the coronavirus pandemic, launches today (April 8) with initial donations totalling £2.5m ($3.1m).
The BFI has announced it will contribute £500,000 of National Lottery funding to the initiative. Streaming giant Netflix previously donated £1m ($1.23m).
The time-limited fund – applications will remain open for two weeks
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