COVID-19 UPDATE – Outdoor photography now permitted in metro areas

The Victorian Government has announced that as of 11.59pm Sunday 18 October, outdoor photography for commercial photographers undertaking paid services is now permitted. Services must operate solely outdoors with up to five people where physical distancing can be maintained at all times, for businesses with an ABN.

Film Victoria’s Emily Dutton has confirmed that this is for metro industries. For any regionall-based Victorian activity, you are required to follow the Regional roadmap, which you can view a summary of here.

Screen NSW update: Xmas, NY & Aus Day restrictions

This update has was sent by Mechelle Axford, Production Attraction Lead at Screen NSW on Friday 16 October.

I recently connected with Manager Road Network Access Riham Gergis at Transport Management Centre (TMC) .You may have already been notified as an OPLINC user, or in your own contact with TMC –  however please find below for your information “ FW: Christmas/New Year and Australia Day restrictions “

This document also includes the details of when the TMC’s Road Occupancy Unit will be closed from and inclusive.

As always, if you have any  questions you can reach out direct to Theagaraja Prabahar and the TMC Team via TMC_Filming@rta.nsw.gov.au or call 02 8396 1245

Podcast: State of Play with Airbag’s Martin Box

The Production Brief podcast’s Mark Welker and Brendan Lee speak with Martin Box, Head of Production at Airbag, one of the CPC’s long-standing members, about the challenges and opportunities of the last six months and well as his outlook for the remainder of the year and into 2021.

Listen to the podcast here.