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Disaster Management Act, 2002
Department of Arts and Culture: Directions regarding live streaming
Government Notice 490 of 2020
- Published in Government Gazette no. 43269 on 4 May 2020
- Assented to on 4 May 2020
- Commenced on 4 May 2020
- [Up to date as at 4 May 2020]
3. Mitigation measures
|Level 4 Alert|
|Performing Arts Institutions or Playhouses that have the relevant infrastructure or facilities used for the creation and production of local content||These facilities can produce content for streaming and live streaming without audiences. Monologs, minimal cast and technical support are required. Production must take place in compliance with regulation 28 (2) of the Regulations which requires that a compliance official to ensure that safety controls are strictly adhered to be designated.
All directions in respect of health protocols and exposure of persons to COVID-19 must be adhered to as per Regulation 16 (6).
|Film and Television productions using local cast, living legends and crew. This will include jobs throughout the value chain of production, post-production such as technical crew of sound engineers, special effects and animators.||All Directions in respect of health protocols and exposure of persons to COVID-19 must be adhered to as per Regulation 16 (6).
The following additional requirements will apply to content production:
Visibility of Protocol Information:
Information regarding the risk of spreading COVID-19, and what behavior is expected from everyone on set must be made to be visible in common areas and must be copied to all personnel of the company.
Preparing the Workplace
The following are guidelines to prepare the workplace and the daily routine to be established thereafter:
Sanitising of the environment needs to occur-
- before shoot commences;
- during each shoot day and after wrap each day.
There must be dedicated cleaning staff to sanitise and clean bathroom spaces on a regular rotation throughout the day.
A daily register of all persons granted access to the set with details of their daily temperatures must be compiled.
Getting to work - Transport
- Where possible, all crew and cast must use their own transport.
- For those without their own transportation, transport must be provided by the production in terms of the guidelines issued by Department of Transport.
- Any transport arranged by the production management must be provide with a driver and all occupants in the vehicle must wear facemasks.
Catering on set
- Catered meals and craft must be packed in boxes per person with sealed cutlery alternatively the crew and cast must be allowed to bring their own meals.
- There must be no shared craft and catering areas. Crew and cast must be supplied with their own water bottles.
Cast and Crew on set and shooting floor:
- As provided for in regulation 23 (1)(b) cast and crew as workers must be allowed. The number cast and crew must be kept at a maximum of not more than 50 people on set inclusive of cast members.
The curfew time of between 8pm and 5am must be adhered to.
|Creative sector services:
Creative sector services will include filming content, productions of commercials and entertainment for broadcasters and live streaming using local cast and crew.
|All Directions in respect of health protocols and exposure of persons to COVID-19 must be adhered to as per Regulation 16 (6). The above-mentioned additional Directions apply during content production.
The productions should somehow add storylines in support of COVID-19 safety measures.
4. Scope and application
6. Live streaming of the creative sector services in support of COVID-19
7. General measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 during live streaming
History of this Government Notice
4 May 2020 this versionAssented to by council.Published in Government Gazette no. 43269Government Notice commences.
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