Some of the Hollywood filming had to be stopped due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, but on June 12 they could be started again.
The film and television industry in California (USA) will be able to resume filming suspended by the coronavirus pandemic from June 12. Yes, after months of inactivity, Hollywood could resume filming that had to be stopped by Covid-19.
The California Department of Public Health explained in a statement that the Hollywood shootings must be approved by the health officials of the county in which the production in question will be developed.
The authorities also detailed that in order to “reduce the risk of transmission” of COVID-19, workers in the audiovisual industry, from actors to technicians to auxiliary employees, must follow a series of security protocols.
This decision to reopen on June 12 will apply to film, television and music filming (video clips). While waiting for California Governor Gavin Newsom to publish his safety protocol for filming, the audiovisual industry came forward this week by unveiling his proposal to return to the set safely.
A return guaranteed as announced
This plan has the endorsement, among others, of the main film and television unions and major studios.
Taking employee temperatures, eliminating buffet-style meals, forcing live viewers to wear a face mask, and reducing the work teams on set to the minimum necessary are some of his ideas to resume filming safely.
The health crisis due to the coronavirus had devastating consequences in Hollywood, which was forced to suspend all its filming, including, among many others, that of blockbusters such as the sequels to “Avatar”, ” Mission : Impossible 7″, ” Jurassic World : Dominion “,” The Batman ” or the new tape of” The Matrix “.
The cinema was also seriously affected by the total closure of the theaters, which led to postpone the premieres of films such as “No Time to Die” (James Bond), “F9” (“Fast & Furious”), ” Mulan “, ” Black Widow “, ” Wonder Woman 1984″, “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”, “Top Gun: Maverick” or “Soul”.