Sony Electronics Inc. announced on June 24, 2020 that Sony Corporation will be making several donations to leading organizations in the production industry. The fund is designed to help mitigate disruption of the creative community as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The donations will be used by recipient organizations to help ease the financial hardships affecting industry creators, including cinematographers, camera operators, camera assistants, digital imaging technicians and many others who create media for sports, movies and episodic content.
ICG 669 was one of those organizations along with ICG 600, Local 667, Local 671, The Canadian Society of Cinematographers, and the American Society of Cinematographers.
We would like to extend our gratitude to Sony for their generous donation. Sony donated to the AFC on behalf of ICG 669. This donation will help many members in our community through these trying times.
Read the full press release here.