Brian Kemp (R) issuing COVID-19 guidelines on Friday to help ensure that cast and crew members remain safe when they eventually return to work.
While studios will ultimately decide when they will resume shooting on movies and TV shows, individual states serve as a key component by providing health guidelines that serve as a common benchmark for all studios and production companies.
Georgia is the first state to issue COVID-19 recommendations covering nearly every aspect of production, including casting, shooting, and even the food catering process.
“The Georgia Film Office has maintained their close work with industry executives to develop these outlines for how productions can help protect cast and crew members.
The studios are currently working with the Hollywood trade unions to develop a white paper that will provide industry-wide standards to keep people safe while working on sets.
Best practices for film & TV in Georgia are available as planning continues & additional industry protocol is issued.
— Georgia, USA (@gdecd) May 22, 2020