BuroHappold will host a virtual panel focused on the impacts of COVID-19 on the Culture and Media sectors on Tuesday, May 19th at 12:30pm EDT. The panel will look at how groups within the Culture and Media sectors in NYC have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and will invite reflections and recommendations on support systems needed to move forward. 

The panel will build on the work of BuroHappold Cities and Public Works Partners’ on the Film and Television Study for the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. 

Topics to be explored include:

  • Cultural workforce vulnerabilities
  • Cultural institution adaptation and emerging models of innovation for operation and production
  • The path forward and the new normal for cultural and media institutions 
  • How policymakers are working to support the Culture and Media sectors in the near and long-term

About the Film & Television Study:

The film and television industry have a long-standing history and economic stake in New York City. In an effort to further cultivate the industry’s growth in the city, The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) commissioned a study of the policies and programs that support the industry. As part of a team led by BuroHappold Cities, Public Works Partners is working to define and assess the film and TV industry in New York City by conducting comprehensive reviews of precedent reports and interviewing sector stakeholders who can speak to the industry’s current state, challenges and opportunities, and the evolving nature of the industry.

Register in advance of the panel here.


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