COVID-Related Production Updates

Updated June 11, 2020

Webinar: June 4, 2020, AICP Presents: A Look Forward – Crew Safety and FilmingSponsored by AICP Midwest
Webinar: May 14, 2020, AICP Presents: A Look Forward – Partners in Production: Agency, Production, PostSponsored by AICP Midwest

Updated June 8, 2020

COVID-19 Workplace Guidelines And Considerations, Version 5, June 1, 2020, from the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP)

Updated June 5, 2020

COVID-Safe Guidelines from the Australian Screen Production Industry, Version 1, 28 May, 2020

Updated June 2, 2020

Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee Task Force Production Health and Safety Guidelines
The 22-page white paper from the Task Force was submitted to Governors Newsom and Cuomo on June 1st. Download it here.
The proposed recommendations were developed by the Task Force at the request of and in collaboration with the various unions of the motion picture and television industry and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which collectively exercised final control over their content, based on the input provided. The Task Force consists of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and its West Coast Studio Local Unions, as well as its New York Local Unions, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters as well as the Basic Crafts Unions, the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, the Directors Guild of America as well as the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and other representatives of the producers. The guidelines are based on discussions with health experts, guidelines issued by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and input from industry participants familiar with the working conditions of motion picture and television production. The participants in the Task Force are listed in the Appendix.
Read SAG-AFTRA’s Statement about the Guidelines

March 16, 2020

We take the safety of our staff, actors, production personnel and clients very seriously as we all navigate the current coronavirus challenges. Our technologies are cloud-based and our staff is able to work remotely, so we continue to support our clients for almost all services without disruption.  
However, for obvious reasons, most productions we were scheduled to work on have been cancelled. In addition, most locations for productions either have significant restrictions or are closed. In the interest of the health and safety of our staff, actors and personnel involved in new productions, we will review any projects over the next two weeks to determine risks. Depending on the requirements of the production, it is possible that we will decline to participate as a co-producer and signatory.
Please reach out to your Business Affairs manager at CMC if you have questions or if we can support you in any way.
Thank you,
The Production Group at CMC

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