— by Patrick Frater: Asia’s stuttering film and TV production outlook stems in large measure from the relative caution with which the region’s governments have approached the coronavirus outbreak.

Calling on experience garnered with several recent bouts of epidemic disease (SARS in 2003, Avian Flu in 2013 and recurring waves of Dengue fever), governments around the Asia-Pacific region quickly urged their populations to mask up. Then they locked the borders. Most of Asia has remained that way since March…

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