KFTV - Covid supervisors & production report
KFTV has published a comprehensive, special report with its brand partners - Screen International, Broadcast and The Knowledge - about the role and responsibilities of Covid-19 supervisors and their teams on film and TV sets, and how the production landscape has beentransformed by Covid-19.
The report includes comments, insight and tips from Covid supervisors and production executives working on major films and TV series currently in production, including Joel Coen’s Macbeth, starring Denzel Washington, Mission: Impossible 7, Kenneth Branagh’s Death on the Nile, Apple’s new Ray James TV series, Sky’s comedy series Code 404, and the BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals. There is also expert analysis from Covid training providers and film commissioners.
We will also be running a Zoom webinar titled Covid Production: The Changing Landscape on 1 October at 4pm UK time, which will expand on the topics that are discussed in the report, with leading industry figures, including those currently working on productions, providing useful insights, guidance and tips about how to ensure productions can continue safely in these difficult times.
Our impressive line-up of speakers includes…
Georgette Turner, Location Manager and Covid Unit Manager, Apple’s Ray James TV series
Maja Wlodarczyk, Covid Supervisor, Sky’s comedy series Code 404
Wesley Hagan, Location Manager, Series 4 of Ozark
Paul Greeves, Managing Director, First Option Safety Consultants
Noël Magis, Managing Director, Screen Brussels Fund
The event is being sponsored by Screen Brussels.
Also on The Knowledge
Filming is underway in Wales on Save The Cinema, directed by Sara Sugarman from a screenplay by Piers Ashworth.
Hakan Kousetta, COO of television, See-Saw Films, has been appointed Pact chair for the next two years.
Cush Jumbo, Richard Armitage and James Nesbitt are set to star in Danny Brocklehurst’s Netflix adaptation of Harlan Coben’s best-selling novel, Stay Close.
Three of PD James’ best-selling Inspector Dalgliesh mysteries are set to be adapted for television with Bertie Carvel as the eponymous detective.
The Tank Factory, a new, custom-built studio totalling 45,000 sq ft, is opening in west London.
Sarah Doole is to become CEO of Red Production Company, taking over from Nicola Shindler from early October.