January 7, 2021

Coronavirus Resources

COVID-19 is a national public health crisis affecting North Carolina and Charlotte. See below for important updates regarding its impact on the film industry.

What You Need to Know

North Carolina is open for production during its current Modified Stay at Home Order, which has been extended through Jan. 31.

There are currently no quarantine requirements for those coming from out of state. Note that while Phase 3 continues to have restrictions on mass gatherings, these restrictions do not apply to production sets, as gatherings "for work" are exempt per Section 7 of Executive Order 141.

Face coverings are required to be worn in public places, both indoors and outdoors.

While there are no film-specific state guidelines or restrictions, the North Carolina Film Office and Charlotte Regional Film Commission strongly advise productions follow these guidelines:

Who to Follow

In an effort to gather all the COVID-19 related information from a wide range of state agencies, North Carolina has launched a new COVID-19 web portal at nc.gov/covid19.