Find local production protocols for countries around the world during COVID-19

Filmmaking techniques • Written by Archie Morley

If you’re undertaking any work during the pandemic, you’ll need keep your productions safe and legal. Find local rules and regulations for film production during COVID-19 with our list of resources from countries around the world.

For an overview of the best practices for production during COVID-19, you can check out our global guidelines here, but if you’re undertaking any briefs via Genero (or elsewhere!) it’s important that your project meets local laws and requirements for any regions you’re creating content in.

Whether you’re filming in your area or planning for production in other countries, we’ve sourced links from government organisations and film bodies to help you stay safe with localised information.

Disclaimer: Please note, the links published in this article are a suggested guide only, and should not be relied upon as an official source.  It is crucial that you confirm the legitimacy of any sources, and  regularly check for updated government or authority advice in the country or region you plan to undertake your work in.

Additional Sources

  • AFCI (Association of Film Commissioners International)
  • Europe (Europe Film Commissions Network)
  • IFTA (Individual Film & Television Alliance)

We endeavour to keep this list updated as often as possible. If you would like to submit guidelines, request a region or have any other questions, please email us at covid@genero.com.

Last updated: March 1 2021


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