Pod Filming Safety Precautions Reduces Risk To Cast and Crew

Poison Ivy captured by worker in quarantine suit in an episode of Harley Quinn

A frequent concern we share on this site is movie budgets spiraling out of control. This might have appeared prophetic in light of the current pandemic. Budgets have been exacerbated by new safety protocols for filming to keep the cast and crew safe from COVID infection.

In addition, Alex Kurtzman also shared a tidbit about filming that I find intriguing, particularly given that this is how Hallmark holiday movie productions were filming earlier this year. Kurtzman says the Star Trek: Picard cast is using the pods method to make sure that if Covid reaches set it won’t infect the entire cast so that things can keep moving even if there are further setbacks.

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It’s fascinating to review these procedures, considering many non-film production environments have had any such changes. For example, grocery store and retail workers have had limited changes to operations. Essentially, it’s wear masks, keep social distance, shopping carts and work surfaces sanitized by workers.

Rose from Titanic, Kate Winslet, Teaches How To Wash Our Hands

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How often do we get a chance to learn how to wash our hands from someone who was aboard the Titanic? Ok, well, she was an actress that played someone aboard that fateful ship, but it’s about as close as we’re going to get in 2020, because anybody and everybody that was on that boat has passed on.

Seriously, this how to is good stuff. Watch it, live it, do it. Recommended.

Thank you, Rose, er, Kate. Much appreciated. Seriously, no snark whatsoever. This is a very useful video.