FWICE (Federation Of Western India Cine Employees) today wrote a letter to Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray proposing shooting guidelines for the resumption of the shoot of films and serials. The lockdown in the state will end on 31st May.
The letter reads, “FWICE (Federation Of Western India Cine Employees) which is the oldest and the largest organisation of the workers and technicians of the entire media and entertainment industry. FWICE is the mother body of 32 different crafts of the workers and technicians of the media and entertainment industry in Maharashtra comprising of more than 5 lakh members, sheltered under its huge umbrella.
Following which there was a SOP’s/Guidelines which will be practised during the resumption of the works in the Media and Entertainment Industry.
Some of the important pointers among others mentioned are- medical checkups to be mandatory for all the crafts and crew entering the sets while shoots.
Craft and crew members to be stationed in the studio premises or a hotel to avoid travels and contacts with outsiders until the complete shoot is over. Availability of personal care equipment such as face masks/shields, hand sanitizers etc. to all the crew members by the producers.
Lesser crew members to be allowed on the indoor shoots. 8 hours Shift. Work to be divided into two shifts a day. Mandatorily people should be changed per shift. Ambulance, doctor and nurse compulsory on every set. Monthly payment to be cleared end every month. Daily wages workers payment to be cleared on a daily basis.
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