Film Production

Phase 4

The Revitalization Phase of the Restore Illinois public health approach to reopening the Illinois economy includes larger gathering sizes, additional businesses reopening and increased capacities. We must all continue to social distance, frequently wash our hands and cover our faces to maintain progress in overcoming COVID-19.

The following documents apply to businesses that meet the following criteria:

  • Conduct stage and location operations to support the production of film and television:
    • Examples of covered activities include (non-exhaustive): Fitting and tailoring costume, equipment testing, transportation, lighting, costuming, set dressing, acting, directing, cinematography, sound, video, special effects
  • For other activities supporting film production, please refer to the applicable Phase IV workplace guidelines (non-exhaustive):
    • Offices: administrative, clerical, accounting, set and costume design, casting, writing, storyboarding, equipment rental
    • Personal care: Hair, make-up
    • Manufacturing: Carpentry, electrical, painting, demolition of sets, site scouting, logistic planning, breakdown of design elements, restoration of property
    • Restaurants: Catering
  • Note: As of release, film production workplaces may operate at maximum of 50% of sound stage or location capacity. Capacity restrictions will be reassessed based on the latest science and public health metrics on an ongoing basis throughout Phase IV
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Industry Guidelines

Read the full guidelines for reopening and recommended best practices.

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Industry Posters (Graphic)

Visual snapshot of key guidelines to print and post in public or employee areas.

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Industry Posters (Text)

Shortened guidelines to share and/or print and post in employee areas.

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Industry Checklists

Complete these before you reopen.

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Social Media

A series of graphics for you to use on your social channels.

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Industry Toolkit

This toolkit contains all of the materials on this page in one place.

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Signage Resources

Keep your workers safe in the workplace and limit the spread of COVID-19 with these helpful signs.