Tag: FWICE

Karan Johar distributes 100 ration kits to FWICE workers; to

In June, filmmaker Karan Johar launched the Yash Johar Foundation in memory of his father. The objective of the foundation is to improve the quality of life of the people in the entertainment industry. Sticking to the objective of the Foundation, on Thursday, they distributed 100 ration kits to...

FWICE pens a letter to CM Uddhav Thackeray requesting special

The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has penned a special letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray urging to provide special permission to restart TV and film productions in the state. The Maharastra government suspended all the shoots in April owing to rising Covid-19 cases. As a...

Entertainment Industry workers to get vaccinated under new

As the second wave of the pandemic severely affected the nation, it has become essential for everybody to get vaccinated in order to fight the deadly coronavirus. So, as to bring Bollywood back on track, the Producers’ Guild of India and the Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA),...

Salman Khan to help 40,000 film workers; to provide direct

The Coronavirus pandemic has once again led to a lockdown like situation in the country. And as a result, most of the film shoots have yet again been cancelled and this means a loss of livelihood for the daily wage workers. But thankfully, the industry has woken up to...

Yash Raj Films to vaccinate 30,000 registered workers in film

Amidst the surge in the COVID-19 cases and the second wave that has left the country in a grim state, the shooting of films and TV shows have come to a halt. The state of Maharashtra is currently in its second lockdown. Production house Yash Raj Films has taken...

Aditya Chopra to bear the expenses of the Film City workers’

Due to the recent lockdown, the cine bodies including FWICE and IMPPA had written a letter to the CM of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray. In the letter, the unions had mentioned how vaccination drives could be rolled out for the daily wage workers and also requested permission to allow them...

Film City board writes a letter to CM Uddhav Thackeray, ask

Maharashtra has been put under the lockdown for the next 15 days, even though the plan laid out allows people to use the essential services, all the shoots of films and television shows have been halted. Bodies including Indian Film and Television Producers’ Council (IFTPC), Federation of Western India...

Film bodies request CM Uddhav Thackeray to allow post

A 15-day janta curfew has been imposed in the state of Maharashtra which began on the night of April 14. Amidst this, several film bodies like IMPPA, IFTDA, FWICE, and CINTAA have written to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra requesting a few permissions and initiatives that be allowed during...

FWICE issues new guidelines for film shoots amid rise in

With rise in COVID-19 cases and several film industry members testing positive for the virus, the Federation of Weestern India Cine Employees (FWICE) has issued fresh guidelines for shooting, pre-production and post-production work. The statement issued by FWICE reads, “The office-bearers of FWICE had a Zoom meeting with the...

FWICE sets up monitoring team to ensure new COVID-19

The Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees (FWICE) has issued a fresh set of guidelines to be followed by members of the film industry in view of the partial lockdown imposed in Maharashtra till April 30. The guidelines have been issued in view of the rising number of COVID-19...

FWICE wants actors to cut down on staff on set amid COVID-19

There has been a massive surge in COVID-19 cases in the past month in India especially in the state of Maharashtra. Several Bollywood celebrities have also tested positive for the virus in the past couple weeks when they were shooting for their films.  In the past couple of days,...

FWICE lifts ban imposed on Gauahar Khan for flouting COVID-19

The Federation of Western India Cine Employees has decided to take back the ban imposed on actress Gauahar Khan for flouting COVID-19 rules. The decision comes weeks after the ban was imposed on her. Last month, the FWICE had condemned the actress after an FIR was filed by Brihanmumbai...

FWICE issues non-cooperation directive against Gauahar Khan

Gauahar Khan may protest as much as she likes. The fact is, a large section of the film industry is convinced she flouted the Covid-19 guidelines after being tested positive. In a swift action, the Federation of Western India Cinema Employees (FWICE) has decided not to work on any...