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Bali, Indonesia, Filming Guidelines for productions shooting during COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic

Baliprod has released an infographic illustrating their recommended hygiene and safety guidelines for production houses shooting films, television and commercials in Bali, Indonesia. Their website states that they hope all production houses will adopt their recommendations.


Visit their website for the latest updates, and also to view their definitive guide of livestreaming shoots for remote clients.


Prerequisite

  1. Remote Management of Pre PPM and PPM meetings for all stakeholders.

  2. All government health alert and public protocols restrictions must be adhered to e.g. movement/social distancing restrictions.

  3. All crew and anyone attending shoot, including talent, must provide to the production company producer prior to the shoot date) a non-disclosure agreement outlining their travel throughout the previous four-week period, prior to the shoot date.

  4. All crew and anyone attending the shoot, including talent, must provide to the production company producer (prior to the shoot date) an NDA outlining any contact with someone who has had a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19.

  5. All crew and anyone attending shoot, including talent, must provide to the production company producer prior to the shoot date) a non-disclosure agreement outlining their travel throughout the previous four-week period, prior to the shoot date.

  6. All crew and anyone attending the shoot, including talent, must provide to the production company producer (prior to the shoot date) an NDA outlining any contact with someone who has had a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19.


On-set behavior


  1. Q-take system or similar should be utilized to limit numbers on set to manage shoot direction by agency or brand remotely.

  2. A certified on-set nurse (or local country equivalent) on set at all times.

  3. All shoot attendees must undergo temperature checks before entering the set by the certified on-set nurse. Anyone with a high temperature cannot enter set.

  4. All shoot attendees must undergo temperature checks by the on-set nurse twice a day - morning and after lunch. Crew to be issued an identifier once they pass the temperature screening- for instance, wearing a green sticker for clear screening identification.

  5. Any shoot attendee who feels unwell during the course of the shoot must immediately report to the on-set nurse who must report to the production company producer.

  6. Be respectful of people's personal space and avoid hugging, touching, or handshakes.

  7. All crew to wear specialized face masks such as N95 respirator masks, throughout the course of the shoots - to be provided by the production company.

  8. Makeup artists, hair stylist, wardrobe must wear eye protection due to close proximity to talent.

  9. Where possible, talent should undertake their own makeup "minor touch ups" throughout shooting instead of the makeup artist, to avoid contact with talent's position.

  10. Catering departments to consider alternate refreshment stands to avoid contact with tea and coffee urns and any other frequent touch points.

  11. Water bottles must be labelled for each crew to avoid cross contamination and only one bottle to be used by each shoot attendee throughout the course of the shoot.

  12. Camera to be two metres away from talent at all times.

On-set hygiene


  1. Hand washing and antibacterial solutions to be placed on set and used throughout the shoot by all crew.

  2. When shooting in studio, studios must have undertaken a 'deep clean' before and after each shoot. Production companies must obtain validation from studios prior to pre-light or shoot.

  3. Cleaning must be undertaken throughout the shoot day especially in common areas such as wardrobe and makeup rooms.

  4. Bathrooms must be frequently cleaned throughout the course of the shoot.

  5. Boom mics only (so voice-to-camera scripts should be reviewed) prior to shooting.

  6. Makeup department to set up cleaning protocols and use single use brushes and applicators. All other equipment must undergo deep cleaning prior and post any shoot.

  7. Hair extensions must undergo deep cleaning before and after any application.

  8. Standby props to step up hygiene practices.

  9. Art department must step up cleaning of pops and surfaces throughout the shoot and in between takes.

  10. Product consumption shots must undergo a step up in hygiene practices.

  11. Catering departments must step up their food safety hygiene practices.

  12. Vehicle hire for crew and talent must undergo deep cleaning prior to shoot hire.

  13. Vehicle drivers must follow protocols of temperature checks outlined above.

  14. Key crew such as camera department must have 'pocket' hand sanitizers to be applied frequently.

  15. Wardrobe must be certified to have undergone deep cleaning before and after shoots.

  16. When coughing or sneezing, please follow the advice in the next point.

  17. Production companies to provide each shoot attendee a packet of tissues for this purpose. Dispose of tissues immediately into bins.

  18. Waste management removal must be carried out frequently throughout the shoot.

  19. These guidance messages should be posted on the shoot locations in bathrooms, makeup room, wardrobe, etc.

Outro


Whilst the above list attempts to be fully comprehensive, we acknowledge good guidance and common sense must be applied to utilise other sources of advice on this such as the World Health Organization website: https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus


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