Episode Two of “Project Frontline”, a multi-part docuseries produced by Boyd Studios and Digital Eyes Film chronicling industry reponse to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, will premiere virtually on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. EST.
This second episode, “Building a Reponse,” tells the story of the on-the-ground manufacturing response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the state, profiling the Massachusetts Emergency Response Team (M-ERT) ecosystem across COVID-19-specific categories of PPE, testing and essential supply chains. The real-time footage highlights the inherent challenges manufacturers have faced as well as the innovative solutions that have been implemented to address the issues faced by the healthcare and medical device industries during the pandemic.
Dr. Mark Keroack, President and CEO of Baystate Health, and Gregory Fischer, Professor and Director of PracticePoint Research and Development Center at WPI, are amongst the many interviewees and companies featured in the episode that provide in depth perspectives on the crisis and the Commonwealth’s response.
Following the premiere, attendees will have access to a pre-recorded panel discussion with the producers of the docuseries. To reserve a spot for the live premiere, please visit the Eventbrite registration site. Although attendance is free of charge, suggested donations are encouraged and proceeds will be matched by Boyd Technologies to benefit The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.
Check out the trailer to second episode on the Project Frontline website!