AIPRO along with key industry members has been working along with Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”), and the many key multi-agencies on a protocol to allow the safe resumption of media work in the media sectors.
Productions starting work from 2 June 2020 onwards are to adhere to the Mandatory Safety Rules published by IMDA.
For the many varied productions, and depending on type of genre/projects, the Comprehensive Safety Measures contains a list of practical recommendations media companies and professionals can adopt during this period.
Note: To ensure that you are constantly up to date with the latest safety guidelines, all media companies & professionals should always refer to the latest version of the Mandatory Safety Rules issued by IMDA from time to time.
Click the link for the latest FAQ that complements the Mandatory Safety Rules.
UPDATE: From 16 May to 13 June 2021, companies should take note of the following rules:
(a) All content productions may proceed with no more than 15 personnel on location, including
no more than 10 onscreen talent/performers (who may be unmasked if necessary), at any
(b) Companies registered with IMDA may proceed with no more than 30 personnel on location,
including no more than 10 onscreen talent/performers (who may be unmasked if
necessary), at any given time.
(c) Filming or recording of “live” singing is allowed with no more than 2 singers (out of the 10
onscreen talent/performers) unmasked at any given time, and must observe a 2-metre safe
distancing from the next person, for the following groups of companies:
- Companies registered with IMDA per (b), may proceed without any further action; or
- Companies not registered with IMDA but are under SSIC codes beginning with 59 are
to notify IMDA using the form available under the Resources section of the Filming
in Singapore page.
(d) Unmasking dispensations are to be kept strictly to the fixed cast of onscreen
talent/performers (not interchangeable with other non-onscreen performing roles) for the
(e) No on-site audiences should be present on location; all personnel should comprise only
talent/performers (i.e. cast), crew, and staff.