Washington’s Film Industry Gets Green Light to Go Back to Work

Based on current guidance and requirements issued from the Governor’s Office as well as the Washington State Departments of Health and Labor & Industries, the motion picture industry can resume safe operations in any county currently in Phase 2 or 3 of the Governor’s Safe Start Plan. You can read the mandatory safety on set protocols on the Governor’s website here.

COVID-19 Resources for Film Production

Check out our recently launched COVID Production Resource Page. This page will serve as a resource hub for filmmakers and includes information about sourcing personal protective equipment, signage, safety videos and toolkits.

Additional COVID-19 Resources

Please also take a look at our other COVID resource page—there are guides on how to apply for unemployment and navigate federal relief through the Small Business Administration, as well as additional resources for film and other creative industries.

Check Back Soon

As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic is a constantly evolving situation. We encourage you to check our COVID-19 resource pages frequently as we will publish updates as we get them.

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