However, in Australia, the legendary soap opera “Neighbors” will continue filming this week, with a series of creative changes.
The actors must respect the rules of the social space. The cast and crew are isolated in different groups. And for that everything looks normal on the screen, they will trust in the work of the smart camera and something magical.
“The health and safety of the cast and crew is extremely important and we have closely followed the government guidelines,” said Jason Herbison, executive producer of the program.
“Because of the style of our program and the large size of our production studios and the back lot, we realized that we are able to resume the filming in a manner that protects the health of all and to continue to provide its viewers” neighbors. “Knows and loves”.
This is how I do it
The program came with a variety of rules and measures designed to keep people safe.
Actors shall not be taken of the hands, besarán, and will not make any close contact typical of the show pre-pandemic. The study and other sites of production have been divided into different sections, and the teams do not cross the dividing lines, so that if someone is infected, the manufacturers and health officials can easily identify the contacts and movements.
The cast and crew is also divided into three groups, separated, to minimize the contact between them and reduce the risk of transmission to large-scale.
Every day there will be no more than 20 people in any area, and extended to achieve the social distance as much as possible, with 1.5 meters (nearly five feet) between people at a given time.
“We have one of the studios and larger lots in the southern hemisphere, so that this is possible,” said Herbison.
To tie everything together, Herbison said that the program will use “creative editing”, so that the measures do not seem too obvious to the viewers, and added: “We are ready to adapt production further, if necessary.”
The entertainment industry has been decimated
“Neighbours” has been on the air since 1985, making it one of the dramas most ancient in the world. It has also achieved international fame, with great success in the Uk and is considered one of the greatest exports of newspapers in Australia.
A series of Hollywood stars and pop artists have begun the show, including Margot Robbie, Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe and Kylie Minogue.
The pandemic coronavirus has decimated the entertainment industry. The cinema was closed at the global level, while residents remain at home. In the U.s., AMC, Regal and Cinemark, the three chains largest in the country, have closed their doors.