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During the COVID-19 pandemic, all productions were ordered to shut down in British Columbia for several months. Once given the green light, the industry began a quick and thorough comeback.
Between mandatory quarantine for any actors coming up from the United States, strategic rewrites, and strict on-set protocols, many productions have had success maneuvering through the pandemic in a safe manner.
Check out this video from CTV news to learn more.
“For us in B.C., we were very fortunate in being able to manage the shutdown period and the public health elements to it,” he said. “I think what’s happened is a number of producers have looked at B.C. as a place where they think it’s safe to come and film, to come and work and I think that’s why we’ve seen a slight uptick in some of those shows coming to B.C.”CTV News – “B.C. film industry bounces back stronger than before COVID-19 pandemic”