Illustration by Nikka Maxino-Bagasan and Erika Liana Ypil | Color Monica Ong

Plot Twist

Theaters are shuttered, productions stalled, revenues in a slump and stakeholders in "survival mode". 

The entertainment industry and the arts and culture sector are reeling from the sweeping impact of the pandemic. In a recent survey by the Department of Finance, through the National Economic and Development Authority, the creative industry is the hardest-hit business sector during this health crisis. 

The challenges are clear, each one is being dealt with accordingly. For the industry movers and shakers, however, the show must and will go on, but in ways that rework old systems, and reimagine content creation and distribution. 

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