The Muppets Clean Up – Which Hollywood Firms Received Federal Pandemic Loans?

Hollywood Reporter:

Production companies, many of which had to put projects on hold during the pandemic, also received loans, with The Jim Henson Company receiving a $2 million-$5 million loan.

Judd Apatow’s The Apatow Company, The Gersh Agency and Verve Talent & Literary Agency were among the Hollywood companies that received money from the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program, according to a list made public on Monday by the Small Business Administration.

Gersh received a loan worth between $5 million and $10 million, with Verve receiving a loan worth between $350,000 and $1 million. Another agency, Agency for the Performing Arts, received a $2 million-$4 million loan, while Brillstein Entertainment Partners received a $1 million-$2 million loan.

Elsewhere, the Entertainment Industry Foundation received a $1 million-$2 million loan, while The British Academy of Film and Television Arts L.A. chapter received a loan worth between $150,000 and $350,000. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which hands out the International Emmy Awards, received a loan worth $150,000-$350,000. The Time’s Up Foundation received a loan worth $350,000-$1 million.

Elsewhere, the Entertainment Industry Foundation received a $1 million-$2 million loan, while The British Academy of Film and Television Arts L.A. chapter received a loan worth between $150,000 and $350,000. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which hands out the International Emmy Awards, received a loan worth $150,000-$350,000. The Time’s Up Foundation received a loan worth $350,000-$1 million.

The American Film Institute, the SAG-AFRA Foundation, the Motion Picture & Television Fund, the Tribeca Film Institute and the Grammy Museum Foundation also received loans.

Production companies, many of which had to put projects on hold during the pandemic, also received loans, with The Jim Henson Company receiving a $2 million-$5 million loan.

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