Production & Shoot Guidelines - Covid-19
The safety of our artists and creative partners has always been of the utmost importance. Working closely with our peers, collaborators and Governing bodies, we have developed a comprehensive production guide outlining processes and operational guidance to provide a safe environment for our work space and sets.

All of our artists and production personnel are fully versed in the protocols outlined below.

All of our Beauty artists are Barbicide Covid-19 certified (specific hygiene course for Beauty Professionals on Covid-19). Proof of certification can be requested from

For more information on our health and safety protocols, please contact
  • Health and safety officer to carry out a risk assessment specific to the location and production prior the shoot.
  • Locations are also required to share their COVID-19 preparedness plans – where possible.
  • Casting to be done remotely via video link and/or virtual meeting - where possible.
  • If fittings are to be done in person, then the wardrobe department should set up clothes and supervise fitting from a safe distance.
  • Final creative brief to be shared via email with all crew to avoid paper use onset. Crew to bring their own laptop/device to view these on set. 
  • All crew and talent to provide contacts for family/household in case of emergency on the day of shooting.
  • Anyone attending set will be required to sign a health declaration form attached (as detailed below).

As part of our commitment to provide a safe working environment for all on set during the unprecedented, fast-changing COVID-19 situation, we need to ask you to confirm in writing by signing below, that:

  • You have no cause to believe that you have COVID-19.
  • You have been meeting the Government COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing when not at work.
  • As far as you are aware, you have not been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 or anyone who is showing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 within the last 14 days.
  • You have not travelled to, nor to your knowledge had any contact with any individual travelling from any high COVID-19 risk countries (as deemed t by / UKF . CO . ) in the last 14 days prior the shoot.
  • You have not had a cough, or a temperature of 38 degrees centigrade or above in the last 14 days.
  • If you develop a cough or a temperature of 38 degrees centigrade or above at any point before or during or within 14 days following the shoot you will immediately inform the production company engaging you.
  • You will notify us immediately should anything change as regards to the above confirmations.
  • You have read, understood and agree to abide by the COVID-19 LGA Shooting Guidelines.
We also need you to provide us with contact details of spouse / partner / home-dweller in the case of emergency on set, please provide those here.

Name of resident emergency contact: ..............................
Mobile of resident emergency contact: ..............................
Print your name: ..............................
Signed: ..............................
Job Title: ..............................
Date of birth: ..............................
Date: ..............................
Arrival On Set
  • Stagger call times where possible to avoid congestion.
  • Crew to drive themselves to set (one person per car) and be dissuaded from using public transport where possible.
  • Where required, production to organise transport using drivers or car service able to demonstrate that they can socially distance passengers.
  • The amount of crew, client and cast will be limited where possible.
  • All shoot attendees must undergo temperature checks before entering set by the certified on-set nurse or a designated member of production. Anyone with evidence of respiratory illnesses will be turned away.
  • Limited numbers of agency/client member onset to manage shoot direction.
  • Video village set up at safe distance or remotely for agency/client.
  • Gloves and masks will be made available upon arrival to the set. All shoot attendees will be asked to wear PPE when not on camera.
  • Each department to set up their workstation and to keep sanitized throughout the day.
  • HMU separate from Wardrobe. Provide sufficient space for both departments to maintain two metres distance.
  • Walkie Talkies to be correctly sanitised, bagged-up and labelled with crew names before distribution - do not share radios.
On Set Practices
  • Talent to dress themselves wherever possible.
  • If stylists need to break social distance then enhanced PPE will need to be worn.
  • Make-Up and Hair Stylist stations will be a minimum of 2 metres apart.
  • HMU department to utilise disposable kit where possible or to show evidence of being Barbicide certified.
  • Kit should remain unique to each artist.
  • HMU will work in the safest way with face masks, gloves and will disinfect all tools before use.
  • Talent to manage their own touch-ups - where possible.
  • Only the DIT or Digital Tech are allowed behind the monitor at any one time. There will be increased video monitor stations for art directors/clients.
  • Equipment to be cleaned before and after hire with disinfectant instructions.
  • Live feed will be made available so client/agency can review and approve remotely if necessary.
  • Each person working is required to keep their personal work station disinfected throughout the day.
  • Individual box meals to be distributed for catering.
  • Staggered crew meal times.
  • All crew to adhere to any safety guidelines or notices given on the day.
Health and Safety, PPE & Sanitisation
  • Temperature checks will be carried out on all crew on arrival to set.
  • Production to have supplies of PPE for those needing to wear it.
  • Covered bins provided for safe disposal of tissues and PPE.
  • Clearly visible and spacious hygiene stations for washing, with plentiful supply of hand sanitiser and wipes.
  • Each department is responsible for keeping their own area and equipment clean.
  • Ensure distance markers are on floor and remain clear throughout working day.
  • Avoid sharing hand tools and personal property (mobile phones, pens, walkie talkies etc) - crew must be responsible for the safety and sanitisation of their own items.
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In light of COVID-19, LGA Management has established a strict protocol to comply with the “COVID- Secure” guidelines regarding the health and safety of its employees, artists and collaborators.
For more information, please refer to 'COVID-19' on our website.