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How to comply with Covid-19 filming guidelines in the new normal

by Manila Times — 14.06.2020

On June 7, 2020, Department of Health (DoH) Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd, Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd, and I, as the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) Chairperson and CEO, signed with immediate effectivity the Joint Administrative Order (JAO) No. 2020-001 on the Health and Safety Protocols for the Conduct of Film and Audiovisual Production Shoots and Audiovisual Activities During Covid-19 Pandemic.

DoLE Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd and FD CP Chairperson and CEO Liza Diño-Seguerra.

The DOH-FDCP-DOLE JAO outlined sector-specific guidelines for companies, producers, and workers as the film and audiovisual industry resumes operations within various levels of community quarantine. The Order also prescribes the necessary prevention, detection, and rapid response measures in the absence of a vaccine or definitive cure for Covid -19.

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