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Forums Pre-Production Forum Lockdowns are lifting, are you back in production? – your say

This topic contains 30 replies, has 29 voices, and was last updated by  Nazlan Ozden 5 days, 15 hours ago.

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  • France is back to work since last Monday
    Live action, Studio, Locations are ok with crew of 50 people max . We have of course a long safety guideline to apply .Remote filming with live streaming is the new way for foreign clients. Feel free to send us any request we will be happy to work with you .
    stay safe

    Treza Gallogly

    NEW ZEALAND is open for business!

    Thanks to the bravery of our Government to implement strict lockdown measures quickly, we have ‘effectively eliminated’ Coronavirus, and have moved to ‘Level 2’ of lockdown, meaning – maintaining social distancing where possible, strict tracing measures, and gatherings of groups of no more than 10 people. However, we expect that with no cases and no deaths for several days now, this limit will be lifted in the next week or two.

    While our borders are still closed to foreign nationals, (and may be for some time), we are excited about having the ability to carry out productions for our overseas clients.

    Strict measures have been put in place by our guilds and film organisations, and with the guidance our Government. All film shoots must be registered with Screensafe, and strict guidelines adhered to for safe filming.

    Self-insurance is the key. Back up crew and talent are advised in the event that someone gets sick.

    Directors and clients can be online remotely and view what we are shooting, within seconds of realtime with new technology and ways of communicating efficiently. Including for some helicopter shoots.

    As we enter our winter months, it’s a great time to shoot TVC’s in our beautiful country. It only snows in the high level parts of the country, so as well as ‘winter’ looks, the grass is green, our beaches, mountains, coastlines, cities and other locations are all ready and waiting.

    Contact for your next project.

    Emre Ozgur

    TURKEY is open…

    Hello from Istanbul!

    We’re really excited to announce that advertising, TV and film production is open in Turkey now, of course with the ‘new normal’ standards. It’s been very difficult and strange times for all of us, we all missed to be on set already and happy to say that we’re on now!

    Please see the details here:

    Emre Ozgur
    GoGo Project

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 4 months ago by  Emre Ozgur.

    Stoyan Galabov

    Guys, it is Stoyan from Bulgaria.

    Bulgaria has lifted the travelling ban on citizens of the Schengen zone and the EU, effective as of 22nd May.

    “The 14-day quarantine period will no longer apply to Bulgarian citizens and citizens of other EU countries who are travelling for humanitarian reasons and those who are “representatives of the trade, economic and investment activities”.

    Stay sane and come shoot safely in Bulgaria this year 🙂

    Also, for the past week we have a strong tendency of more recoveries from the virus than new cases.


    Dear All,
    How are you? We hope you are healthy and motivated for a new start. The world is in need of good storytelling now more than ever.
    A few words from us at Red Production Serbia, during the COVID19 lockdown situation, we have had more than six projects filming for foreign and local clients, with clients such as Vileda, Eurovision, Frikom. We provided them with a virtual Internet presence using the platforms and procedures.
    Beside working from a distance we can suggest you come here, feel safe and work in a similar manner as before. Our borders in Serbia are once again open for traveling and we have free entry without the need of Coronavirus tests. Bars and restaurants are open and spring is in full swing. In addition to Serbia where life has returned to normal, Montenegro is a Corona free country with zero infections at the present time, one of the few in the whole world, and Croatia where we have 0 per day new cases for the past few days, allowing the country to prepare for tourists.
    Even with these positive circumstances developing, we are still taking all of the precautions necessary during filming as recommended by the Chamber of Commerce and Film Commission. Above that, we have our own even more strict procedures to keep the crew safe and able to work.
    Our airports are open, we have flights connecting us to every major city in Europe. And we are looking forward to working with you as soon as you have suitable projects.
    Thank you, and stay well,
    Red Production
    contact: ,

    Lily A

    Hungary has successfully finished a few production service commercials and stills shoots for foreign companies while abiding to all physical and social distancing rules.
    Our company is prepared and well equipped with all PPE and following the safety guidelines.
    Happy to further speak to you in general or if about any jobs you may have that would consider shooting remotely.
    Wishing everyone continued well being.

    Ramadhan Ham

    We would like to inform producers that Tanzania is open for production activities.
    Social distancing and health and safety measures are taken care of.
    You are most welcome to the Land of Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar.
    Should you need any assistance or clarification kindly let me know.

    Nic Leggett

    Bula everyone
    We are excited to announce at as at JUNE 5th 2020 The Fiji Government anounced that Fiji can declare itself COVID free . This is an amazing feat for this pacific Island nation encompassing 333 islands. We are now waiting for official government details on when the border will open. Fiji will hopefully be included in a Pacific – trans Tasman bubble with Australia and New Zealand . Remote filming techology is available through our partners in New Zealand and Australia. With white sandy beaches, chrystal clear water, stunning surf locations and tropical rain forests etc Fiji will be open for production work soon!!

    Any enquiries or further information please email me at

    vinaka Vaka Levu and thank you Fiji for your amazing “Bula Spirit”

    Nic Leggett ep @ welcomefiji


    We’ve been hoping the borders to be opened, but we guess it would take a longer time.

    We do receive inquiries for local crew production, though.

    All about filming in Vietnam

    Ira Inkerman

    Here in Israel we are in our 3rd lockdown & quarantine period. So we shoot locally on and off with the restrictions, some productions even managed to shoot abroad. But service part of the production is almost frozen since March, because most of this time all travelers needed to go to 2 weeks isolation upon arrival. And in additional needed to have a special clearance papers for entering the country another part of a time. And of course nothing can be planned, because noone knows when the next lockdown is coming.
    For now travelers arriving in Israel from a green location, who did not stay in a red location in the last 14 days before arriving in Israel, will not be required to go into isolation.
    Looking forward with hope. Vaccination in Israel should be finished till summer, means we may become open to a world again soon )

    Belinda Lewin

    We’re working in Southern Spain!!!
    Filming is considered as Industry, by the Andalucia Film Commission.
    Two weeks ago we filmed in various locations, to include countryside, and city. All permits were granted and there was a definite feeling of support from the government bodies, local municipalities and authorities and the Malaga Film Commission gave us their full support.
    We filmed a commercial for Finland, and we are planning to shoot another in March.
    We followed the safety protocols and had fabulous food!


    I hope that this virus will disappear soon and all businesses will return to their previous state and get better than before.

    Nazlan Ozden

    Hi Dears,

    Here in Turkey we are shooting with some special rules for C19. We should have whole crews’, 2 days before PCR neg test, before shooting day. Also we are very carefull for hygine rules ( masks etc. ).

    Please contact us.
    stay safe..

    pozitif film production
    nazlan özden +90 5322129395

    Colin Cash

    MAURITIUS – Country open as of 1 October 2021 to international flights. Government has confirmed a continuation of the outstanding FILM REBATE for features, series, tvc and stills. Up to 40% rebate pending job.

    your thoughts look so great

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