Categorical Information Service
KOCHI: Although the state authorities has given the inexperienced sign to renew taking pictures, it’ll take some extra time for movies to go on flooring. Numerous movie our bodies have determined to launch a set of tips primarily based on the prevailing Covid precautionary protocol on Monday, and office-bearers of the Kerala Movie Chamber (KFC) — the apex physique of Malayalam movies — have requested producers to be sure that shoots might be performed strictly as per the proposed set of tips.
A web-based assembly of office-bearers of the Movie Staff Federation of Kerala (FEFKA), Kerala Movie Producers Affiliation (KFPA) and KFC was held on Sunday, the place it was determined to launch a regular working process (SOP) earlier than shoots resume. “KFPA will solely give sanction to producers who’re able to shoot in adherence to the SOP. Technicians and employees below FEFKA will solely cooperate with producers who’ve obtained KFPA’s clearance,” stated KFC president G Sureshkumar.
In line with FEFKA secretary Unnikrishnan B, as per the rules, everybody related to the taking pictures ought to not less than have taken the primary dose of the Covid vaccine. “They need to even have a Covid destructive RT-PCR take a look at certificates. The taking pictures location might be thought of a bio bubble and outsiders is not going to be allowed to enter. The ultimate draft of the SOP might be prepared by Monday night,” he stated.
In the meantime, the KFC requested the makers of the film Virunnu, which started taking pictures on Sunday morning, to cease the proceedings till the rules are issued. The taking pictures of the movie, which has Tamil actor Arjun taking part in a serious function, has begun at Peermade.
“We simply need to be sure that your entire taking pictures course of is carried out strictly adhering to Covid norms. That’s the reason we’ve requested them to cease the taking pictures till the SOP is prepared,” stated Sureshkumar. The state authorities had additionally made it clear that taking pictures ought to be carried out with a minimal variety of crew members.