COVID Corner

Here you can find updates and information on COVID-19, including related Guild or industry announcements.

We will also be sharing news from the www.screenindustrynz.co.nz website, which was launched during Alert Level 4 in March 2020 to act as a one-stop hub for screen-specific information to assist screen producers and industry workers.

Visit ScreenSafe for important COVID-19 Health & Safety documentation and guidance for productions. Each production is required to register with ScreenSafe here – please read about these requirements carefully in the Protocols.

Legal Advice for Screen Work at Alert Level 3 (Phase 3) in Auckland

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19th October 2021 ScreenSafe has been seeking clarity about the practical implications of Alert Level 3 (Phase 3) in Auckland. We have done an in-depth comparison of the available public guidance compared to the ScreenSafe COVID-19 Protocols…

ScreenSafe Location Recce Guidance at Higher Alert Levels

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ScreenSafe has released location recce guidance after discussions with WorkSafe and Screen Auckland, and based on recommended guidelines from the Ministry of Health regarding limits on social gatherings in public places. These guidelines…
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COVID-19 Financial Support for Sole Traders and the Self-Employed

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If your income or business has been impacted by Alert Levels 3 and 4, you may be eligible to apply for financial support. As many directors and editors are self-employed, this is an overview of what support is available from the New Zealand…
Francis Glenday

Distance or Remote Editing in Covid Restricted Conditions and International Productions

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There are a few options available to enable editing with your director, or if you are assisting your editor, when you’re unable to be in the same room or premises. There are both low and high end options depending on budget constraints. DEGNZ…
Josh Miller

Update to the ScreenSafe COVID-19 Protocols

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5th October 2021 Please find the links below and pdf’s attached to the revised ScreenSafe COVID-19 Protocols, including a cover letter outlining the key updates, revised departmental roles and alert levels. As you have seen from recent…

ScreenSafe – COVID-19 / Delta Outbreak / Level 2 Update

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7th September 2021 – SCREEN INDUSTRY DISTRIBUTION Kia ora koutou katoa to all in the Screen Industry, hoping you are all staying safe in your bubbles! Please note the ScreenSafe COVID-19 Health and Safety team is currently looking at…
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ScreenSafe – COVID-19 / Delta Outbreak – UPDATE

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2 September 2021 - SCREEN INDUSTRY DISTRIBUTION Kia ora koutou katoa to all in the Screen Industry, hoping you are all staying safe in your bubbles! Please note the ScreenSafe COVID-19 Health and Safety team is currently looking at what…

COVID-19: Financial Support Available

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Dear Members, This is a brief update to pass on financial support information from business.govt.nz, which is part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Click here to learn more about: types of financial support available…