How COVID-19 is transforming the film industry
June 14, 2020
ATLANTA (AP) — After more than 40 years as an actor, Sheri Mann Stewart had finally taken the plunge to launch her own production company. A week after she wrapped shooting her first film for Mann Woman Productions, Atlanta went on pandemic lockdown.
Mann Stewart was suddenly left with a film on hold, an audition on hold, and the careers of her husband and two sons — all performers — on hold. Instead of ushering her first film — prophetically inspired by John Paul Sartre's "No Exit" — through editing and post-production, she spends several hours each day on the phone trying to iro...