SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials approved the start of production work by film crews in a sign the industry could soon be back in business after a suspension because of the coronavirus.
Film companies will follow specific guidelines created by a industry task force as they resume, The Santa Fe New Mexican Saturday.
The companies will also be required to adhere to public health rules for all businesses in the state, including a face mask mandate, social distancing and frequent hand-washing.
“You’re going to start to see some activity” at studios statewide, said Liz Pecos, president of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 480.
Pecos said “several hundred” of the 1,500 crew members in the film workers