The press photo agency Andia founded in December 1990 is based in Brittany in Pacé. It is recovering from the financial difficulties it encountered in 2017 as many photo distribution companies. Its last turnover published in 2014 was € 854,800.
Alpaca Productions is a photo agency based in Lyon. In 2018 it achieved a turnover of € 87,400.
Serge Corre is the manager of the Andia agency.
1 / Are employees of your agency sick and / or absent (how many compared to the workforce)?
Everyone is partially unemployed at ANDIA and ALPACA
2 / What instructions and equipment were given to your photographers in the field? And have they encountered difficulties with the police?
No field work instructions. They should stay confined and work on their selection of archive images, their websites … Health is the Priority.
3 / Are you afraid that this pandemic will lead you to review your projects or even close your agency? What impact on your turnover?
For the agency ANDIA at least 75% decrease in turnover in the month of March and for ALPACA the month of March is zero.
Interviewed by email on March 23, 2020
Andia’s official website: http://www.andia.fr
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