Corona impact: Film editors' association stops shooting

  •  March 17,2020 By IndianTelevision Team

MUMBAI: The Association of Film and Video Editors has decided to stop the shooting of TV serials, web series, etc. from 19 till 31 March 2020 in view of the epidemic spread of Corona Covid 19 Virus.

The decision has been taken as per the directive and decision taken by producers' body and federation, said a press release.

Thus, the editors and post production work for the shoot till 18 March will have to be completed latest by 20 March. Further, as a precautionary measure to prevent any untoward situation, the association has directed all the editors of films, TV serials, web series etc. to stop the editing and post production work from 21 March. 

Re-scheduling of the work will be notified further on or after 31 March. The association has requested all the editors to compulsorily abide by the directive  for the sake of the wellness of the editors and other working members and their families.

The press release informed that the vigilance team of the federation and the association will be on the vigil  to ensure if the directives have been adhered by the editors. 

If anybody is found working on the editing and post production during this period, relevant action will be taken against them, said the association Hon General Secretary Ram Kishore Prasad.