March 2022 Covid Protocol Survey Results

Is it time to loosen Covid protocols on set in Chicago?

This survey discussing dropping certain safety protocols on set as the state does was circulated around Chicago crew, photographers, and producers. Thank you to everyone who took a few minutes to share their opinion so that everyone can understand where the community is and make better decisions.

Hire BIPOC Crew

These lists include diverse film and photo crew. Click on any of the resources below to be directed to their website.


Black in Film

Find Black crew members – including directors and producers.


Chicago Photo Crew – October Set Safety 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.READ MORE

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


PPE on set

SURGICAL 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


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