Chicago Photo Crew – Safety on Set Survey

Now that a lot of us have been back on set I wanted to check back in and see how things are going. The purpose of this survey is to anonymously collect the thoughts of Chicago photo crew in order to see where everyone is, start discussions that need to be had and help everyone have safer productions going forward.

Survey is now open and will close Friday, October 2nd.

Chicago Photo Crew Safety on Set Survey

Check back here on 10/12 for the results! I will also email them to crew, producers and photographers but in case you don’t receive them this way I will also post the results here.

Chicago photography crew covid survey May 2020

Chicago Photo Crew Survey Results

After spending a couple weeks talking to crew about unemployment and plans + fears about going back to set, I thought I would create a survey to be able to cast a wider net to see how our crew in Chicago is feeling and thinking about going back to set right now.  READ MORE

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PPE on set

MASKS will be worn at all times by every person on set until further notice. The only exclusion to this will be talent who will need to take their masks off when getting makeup done or actively being shot.

I encourage you to bring your own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) if possible but I will have enough supply on set for anyone that needs it. READ MORE

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A note to my crew about going back to set during a pandemic

As Illinois begins to slowly reopen, talks of going back to set are happening more and more. I know everyone has wildly different views on when the right time to return to set is. By no means are my thoughts applicable to everyone but for the crew I regularly work with I wanted to jot down a few thoughts. READ MORE