It’s almost two months now that the whole entertainment industry is standstill. No production or post-production work is taking place in Mumbai’s entertainment industry. Since the situation is quite worse in Mumbai the authorities are not in a hurry to get life back to normal.
However, according to the information, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh governments have allowed TV shoots to resume necessary precautionary measures. While the Maharashtra government is yet to take the call.
In a report by a leading daily BN Tiwari, President of Federation of Western Indian Cine Employees (FWICE) who said that the TV and web show shoots are not likely to start till the end of June or the first week of July. “Shouting won’t resume next week. We will be starting post-production work from next week. Post-production means dubbing, any editing that’s left, graphics, sound effects, music, songs regarding, this kind of work which requires minimum manpower and requires people to work inside a studio,” Tiwari added.
Meanwhile, FWICE along with TV channel representatives and the producers’ association are planning to have a virtual meeting. The agenda will be to plan and figure out the norms that need to be followed during a shoot and also take a call on shoot locations.
While the CM gave his nod to the figure out the norms that need to be followed during a shoot and also take a call on shoot locations. Now the authorities are planning to put the things in place before the shoot resumes.
“We are collecting data to find out which areas are safe to shoot. There are some tiny spaces. So how may people can work together there, what safety measures will be taken, where will the food come from. All this information the federation with put together and submit to the Chief Minister and get his permission. Also as people have to travel to work, passes will be issued to them,” he added.