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Who Got Ppp Loans? List Shows Hollywood Talent Agencies, Law Firms, AFI And Kanye West’s Clothing Brand Among Recipients Of Covid-19 Relief

Who Got Ppp Loans? List Shows Hollywood Talent Agencies, Law Firms, AFI And Kanye West’s Clothing Brand Among Recipients Of Covid-19 Relief

Hollywood talent agencies, law firms and production companies were among the recipients of loans under the Paycheck Protection Program, the massive program put in place by Congress to try to carry businesses and their employees through the Covid-19 crisis.

Among the recipients of seven-figure loans were talent agencies APA and Gersh, as well as law firms including Glaser, Weil; Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp; and Greenberg, Glusker. Also receiving a loan was accounting firm Green Hasson & Janks.

The list, disclosed Monday by the Small Business Association, shows that a cross-section of the entertainment industry drew on the funds as the mass shutdown halted production, closed movie theaters and Broadway and shuttered theme parks. Jim Gosnell, CEO of APA, said via email that the loan “was extremely helpful and much appreciated.”

Other recipients include the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, the Motion Picture & Television Fund, the American Film Institute and Common Sense Media.

Among production companies,

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