Film Commission Survey: Production Prospects and The Pandemic

Various film commissioners discuss permitting, precautions, restrictions, concerns

SOURCE: | A Shoot Staff Report
August 7, 2020

“Location, location, location.” This proverbial mantra for buying real estate also applies to the state of filming during a pandemic. So much depends on where you are–and whether rates of COVID-19 infections are high, have flattened or even better are on a downward curve. Public health and safety guidelines should evolve accordingly–and so too does film permitting, the nature of projects that are feasible and thus allowed.