The Producers Guild of America’s (PGA) Production Safety Task Force has published a comprehensive safety guide for producers as they go back to work titled “COVID Safety Protocols for Producing Independent Productions.” Through the collective power of the Guild’s network of producers and deep industry knowledge, these guidelines offer a comprehensive and detailed recommendation of the steps independent producers should take to help secure the safety of cast and crew during the COVID-19 pandemic. These guidelines serve as a resource for independent producers to help navigate the existing guidelines and rules set by the industry’s studios, unions and guilds.
The Producers Guild of America has created this online resource where producers and department heads can post tips and insights from productions they’re working on. It's designed to provide further resources and support as the pandemic continues. While PGA is providing the forum, we don't vet, monitor or endorse the postings (please read Disclaimer below).
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