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FilMart Seminar: Pandemic-Era Changes to Film Production Are Likely to Endure

FilMart Seminar: Pandemic-Era Changes to Film Production Are Likely to Endure

The pandemic has led to changes in production that could well be permanent, but its effect on content going forward is less clear. That’s one takeaway from a panel on pandemic-era production co-hosted by FilMart and the Producers Guild of America.

One major change, mentioned by several panelists, is the shift to working from home, which Bob Underwood of Writers Guild of America’s Foreign Employment Task Force described as creating more flexibility and allowing “people to work effectively minus interference.”

One downside of remote work, however, is what Underwood described as the absence personal bonding – or the “have a beer?” side — of pre-pandemic life. “We will continue to work remotely (post-pandemic), but there is also a need for in-person contact,” he said.

Also here to stay, added General Film Corporation executive producer Fraser Brown, are the technical advances made during the pandemic to facilitate production, such as on-boarding

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