The pandemic is temporally taking away a lot of the perks for actors who are encouraged to dress themselves, do their own hair and makeup, including touchups and makeup removal, and perform own set checks, where possible. Hair and makeup should be reserved for feature cast, if practicable. All crew members in proximity of the cast are required to wear PPE. Cast members have to provide written consent to work in scenes that require close contact or intimacy in their contracts, with details about such scenes disclosed in casting briefs as part of the auditioning process. Production schedules should be amended to ensure that scenes requiring close contact or physical intimacy are filmed either all together or at a later stage in the production, with quarantine for all persons involved in filming the scenes advised. Background performs should not be asked to perform any scenes requiring close contact or intimacy. All departments are asked to use color-coded equipment/props/costume pieces … [Read more...] about Australia Sets Comprehensive COVID-Safe Guidelines For Film & TV Production
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A number of commercial shoots are casting with production dates TBD as companies wait for restrictions on public gatherings and other activities to be relaxed further and for Hollywood unions to agree to safety protocols. The more elaborate active shoots are currently limited to the states where production is allowed. … [Read more...] about Commercial Shoots Start To Pick Up As Restrictions On Film & TV Productions Begin To Lift
On Friday, Chair of the L.A. County Board of Supervisors Kartheryn Barger announced progress in the Economic Resiliency Task Force’s work on restarting film and TV production. She said the task force had “gone above and beyond” to try and get key sectors of the county’s economy restarted, singling out NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell and Casey Wasserman for their contributions. … [Read more...] about Los Angeles County Task Force Will Present Guidelines On Tuesday For ‘Immediate Reopening’ Of Film And TV Production, Theme Parks
He further added that once the lockdown ends, he will also go on a recce for the film. "There's a lot of prep required because of the kind of action involved and I am in touch with an international team over video calls. I'm also doing script readings with my actors and chatting with the production designer. There's a lot happening," said Zafar. … [Read more...] about CONFIRMED! Katrina Kaif Signs A Superhero Film; Ali Abbas Zafar Shares Interesting Details!
But there has been a determination to proceed, in large part fueled by the voices in our community. This community understands that movies really are empathy machines, that when we assemble to witness the glories of cinema together, something magical happens. We humbly suggest that our world needs the light of cinema and its beautiful by-products of compassion and emotional storytelling alchemy like never before. … [Read more...] about Telluride Film Festival Announces It Will Go On With The Show; Plans Continue To Hold Important Oscar-Precursor Event On Schedule