Location code of conduct

FilmingLocation code of conduct

Location Code of Conduct

Filmmakers should comply with the Location Code of Conduct. Throughout filming, they should assist the cast and crew to comply with the implementation of all relevant occupational health and safety legislation and employ a staff member in charge of hygiene.

Public notices should be made for filming on public roads, squares, or in the following locations and under the following circumstances:

– Restricting pedestrian traffic on public roads, parking lots, and sidewalks.

– Laying wires and cables on sidewalks and public roads for filming purposes.

– Blocking sidewalks, filming large numbers of people, vehicles, and animals on public roads and public parking lots, and using generators, camera tracks, and footpaths.

– Filming activities that cause noise and air pollution.

– Filming that involves 10 or more animals.

– Other filming activities that affect State and local property.

Notices to relevant authorities should be made at least 48 hours in advance. Notices may be in the form of e-mails, letters, official letters, postings at authorized locations, etc. They may include:

– Permit holder’s name and contact information (including the name of the film company, location manager, cinematographer, and relevant contact information);

– Start and end times of filming (including preparation time).

When children participate in filming the written permission of their parents or guardians shall be obtained. The requirements set forth in Article 9.1 of the Law on Child Protection shall be followed.

The capture and use of wildlife need to follow the provisions of the Animal Law. Permission for the use of a particular animal in filmmaking must be obtained from its owner. The use of animals in filmmaking must involve safe methods and appropriate technologies.

The use of special effects or the following techniques, technologies, and substances shall be subject to additional permission from the competent authority:

The use of firearms, ammunition, explosives, flammable liquids, and incendiary devices.

The use of fireworks.

If special effects or performances are used filmmakers need to work with police, emergency services, firefighters, and ambulances.

The permit holder’s representative and location manager will be present at the filming site on a regular basis to monitor and implement the following activities:

Ensure filmmaking does not interfere with business entities, residents, and organizations.

Ensure security.

Transfer waste generated during filming to the waste collection and transportation authority or hand it over to a designated special point.

Comply with labor safety and hygiene legislation, and employ an employee in charge of labor safety and hygiene.

Return filmmaking locations to the condition they were in before filming started.

Notify any changes in the filming and circumstances specified in the permit.

Ensure persons participating in filming comply with relevant legislation.

When using public areas during filming, ensure that entrances and exits to buildings shall not be blocked, and bases with generating machines and operating generators shall not be located in front of apartment buildings.

Unless absolutely necessary vehicles used for filming shall not be allowed into an apartment area at night or until 6 am the next day.

In case it is necessary for photography to be carried out at night residents’ windows should not be illuminated, and if so, the main lights should be turned off as agreed with the residents.

It is forbidden to stop or change the direction of traffic during filming except under the supervision of a police officer.

A film crew and parking attendants shall visibly wear IDs, and personnel will be required to wear safety clothing and vests.

It is prohibited to cut down trees, and plants, and move or change street signs, lights, and other permanent structures without the permission of the relevant authority.

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