Much like the city’s theaters, filming in the city went dark during peak pandemic.
The industry responsible for creating films and videos was hit especially hard. By Q2 of 2020, the motion picture and video production sector had lost 42% of its jobs compared to 2019. This was much more devastating, compared to the rest of the film and television industry, which lost just 25% of jobs over the same period. The disproportion is a result of filming often requiring large groups to gather in person, while other sectors such as advertising and media buying, more easily transitioned to remote settings.
But while the city was on pause,
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