Covid-19 General Information

SRO is committed to using the absolute best safety practices & Protocols for resuming Audience Casting and Production. Read about our guidelines and processes below to learn more.

Learn more about our protocols for Audience registration, screening and testing.

Learn more about our complete production protocols for both audience and crew.

Learn more about our protocols for safe film productions and extras casting.

Learn more about our basic safety protocols and requirements.

Legal Information for California

From the Los Angeles Department of Public Health:

“The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health is adopting a staged approach, supported by science and public health expertise, to allow Music, Television and Film production to resume. The requirements below are specific to the Music, Television and Film industries which are permitted to re-open following the Health Officer Order of June 11, 2020.”

See the legal guidelines below for more information:

SRO Protocols Overview

  • Proven Track Record

    SRO just successfully completed a pre-taped MGM comedy show with 400 pre-tested audience members July 22-31st.
  • Integrated Payroll

    All audience members are run through payroll and covered through worker’s comp policies.
  • On-Site Processes

    Touchless check-in and check-out electronic system provides contact tracing on all audience members.
  • Expert Support

    COVID consultants on coordinator staff at events and during production.
  • Protective Gear

    SRO can provide all Personal Protective Equipment for audience members and production staff.
  • Enforced Protocols

    SRO proven COVID-19 Guidelines provided to all audience members and enforced on-site.
  • Facial Visibility

    Our clear protective masks allow home viewers to see your audience members' faces and reactions.
  • Medical Partners

    SRO has a relationship with Curative Labs, the premier COVID testing company for 24-48 hour turn-around with PCR Testing and labs operating 24/7.

Sag•AFTRA Covid-19 Updates & Resources

While we at SRO are constantly adapting and updating our procedures and processes to make sure we are following the best safety measures and protocols as guidelines evolve, we also want you to be as informed as possible in your personal safety and decision making during this unprecedented time.

SAG-AFTRA has put together a news and resource center for members to be able to stay informed about Covid-19. Read more about their joint report from the DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE, and Teamsters – “The Safe Way Forward” by following the links below.

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