DOC is committed to keeping our community informed and helping them adapt to the impacts of COVID-19. In addition to our webinar series with filmmakers and other industry experts, we have curated the following selection of online links and resources. Come back often – we are updating this page regularly:
Federal Government Emergency Support Programs
Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
Canada: C19 Health and Safety Guidelines and Protocols for the Audiovisual Sector
As production restarts in provinces and territories across Canada, each jurisdiction is publishing health & safety protocols and guidelines for the audiovisual production sector.
Nova Scotia - Screen Nova Scotia
PEI - Film PEI
C19 Guidelines and Protocols from Around the World
Shooting protocols are being developed around the world. DOC has posted a selection here for reference purposes only. As an organization, we are not endorsing any one set of guidelines.
- UK/US - Doc Society - Independent Documentary Filming in the time of Corona
- UK/US - Smuggler - Guidance for Production Relating to COVID-19: Phase One
- UK - Various Broadcasters - Managing the Risk of Coronavirus in Production Making
- Sweden/Denmark - Nordic Film Guide - COVID-19 Film Production in Sweden & Denmark
- UK - Broadcasting, Entertainment, Communications and Theatre Union (BECTU) - Safe Working on Film Shoots Under Limited COVID-19 Restrictions
- New Zealand - Screensafe - COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols for the New Zealand Screen Sector
- US - First Reponse Training International - Airborne Pathogens Workplace Training
- Iceland/Australia - New York Times- Two Projects Are Filming Again. Here’s How They’re Doing It.
- US - DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE, Teamsters - COVID-19 Safety Guidelines to Provide Safe Workplaces in a Pre-Vaccine World
- Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers - Proposed Health and Safety Guidelines for Motion Picture, Television, and Streaming Productions During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Provincial/Territorial Resources for Creators
Newfoundland & Labrador
Other Creative Industry Focused C19 Resource Lists
General Information about COVID-19