Relative to Memorandum Order No. 6 regarding the Interim Guidelines on Safety Protocols for the Conduct of Film and Audio-Visual Production Shoots to Mitigate COVID-19 dated 16 May 2020, the Film Development Council of the Philippines recognizes the need to ensure the health safety and security of the all film production and audio-visual work venues through an issuance of the following additional guidelines for workplaces.
In the interest of service and pursuant to FDCP Advisory No. 1, Series of 2020 on the Activation of the FDCP DISASTER/EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE AND RELIEF (DEAR) PROGRAM, a disaster-triggered funding mechanism of the Film Development Council of the Philippines that provides financial assistance to its stakeholders who are directly affected by a major natural disaster, the following clarificatory guidelines are issued for the DEAR ACTION! PROGRAM for displaced freelance audio-visual content workers.