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The Covid-19 has changed a lot not only our personal lives but also the way of working in this environment and the creativity of most projects.

We guarantee the safety on our sets both for the local crew and the foreign clients, by following by heart the local guidelines and engaging into finding the best solutions for all situations.

Is it possible to film outdoors in Italy?

Yes, it is possible.

Is it possible to film indoors in Italy?

Yes, it is possible.

Is there a crew size limit for both situations?

Yes, according to the size of the location we need to make sure there is one meter distance between all persons.

Is it possible to have a remote streaming system on set?

Yes it is, and we have great experience in remote shootings, also with the director and DOP connected from abroad!

Is Covid-19 testing required before shooting?

Rapid Covid swab recommended by all Production Company associations 48hrs before the shooting (weekly if on long formats), measurement of temperature obliged every day.

What are the agreed safety protocols?

Here is what is generally required in workplaces: rapid covid swab 48hrs before set, Covid manager (has the responsibility of monitoring that the activities on set are in full respect of it), surgical and FFP2 masks, hand gels, 1 meter distance, sanitization and hygienic environment, individually packed meals, measurement of body temperature.
What is recommended to have available: disposable body-covers, extra thermometers, nurses, individual transport.

Is the domestic travel permitted in Italy?

Yes, always permitted for business reasons.

Can foreign clients travel to Italy? If yes, at what conditions?

Business travelers can avoid the quarantine for a maximum of 120 hours stay in Italy, and may ask also for a longer period. The possibility needs to be verified for each case and local company can facilitate.

For regular travelers, effective from 7th April 2021:

LIST A
Access granted from San Marino and Città del Vaticano.

LIST B
No country in this list yet

LIST C
Fiduciary isolation for 5 days and negative Covid swab at least 48 hours before departure and after the 5 days isolation from: Andorra, Austria (with specific limitations for Tirolo), Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark (including the Faroe Islands and Greenland), Estonia, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Réunion, Mayotte and excluding other territories located outside the European continent), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands (excluding territories located outside the European continent), Norway, Poland, Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira), Principality of Monaco, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (including territories in the African continent), Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

LIST D
Fiduciary isolation for 14 days and negative Covid swab from: Australia, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand.

LIST E
Ability to travel only for specific reasons, obligation of fiduciary isolation and health surveillance upon entry / return to Italy for the rest of the world:
Travel allowed only in case of:
a) business needs
b) absolute urgency
c) health needs
d) study needs
e) return to home, domicile, residence
f) entry into the national territory of citizens of European Union states, Schengen area, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Andorra, Principality of Monaco, Republic of San Marino, Vatican City State and their family members
h) entry into the national territory of third-country nationals residing long-term or having the right of residence and their family members
i) entry into the national territory to reach the domicile, home or residence of a person, even if not cohabiting, with whom there is a proven and stable emotional relationship.
And provided the obligation to immediately communicate their entry into Italy to the Prevention Department of the health authority responsible for the area and the obligation of fiduciary isolation and health surveillance for a period of 14 days.


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UPDATE

As of April 7th 2021, Austria (with specific limitations for the Region of Tyrol), Israel and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are included in List C.

Until April 30th 2021, no entry into Italy for all those who come from Brazil or who have stayed / transited there in the 14 days prior to entry into Italy.