COVID-19 SUPERVISORS IN MACBETH TALK THROUGH THE PROCESS
September 2020 | Screen Daily
“Covid unit manager Chris Baugh lifts his visor to talk about his experiences on Joel Coen’s Macbeth, starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.
Nothing could have prepared veteran location manager Chris Baugh for his role overseeing the strict Covid-19 protocols on the set of Joel Coen’s Macbeth for A24.
Two-thirds of filming had been completed at Warner Bros Studios in Los Angeles when the pandemic forced the production to shut down in March. It returned to the studio through July and August under strict Covid-19 protocols.
The days of crew coming and going freely to set and mixing with the cast on the stages have gone, for now. They are replaced by questionnaire apps both at the studio entrance and for the production, as well as Covid-19 testing labs, colour-coded crew, separate pods and zones for all, and just a handful of people on set during filming...”
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