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How the Swiss film industry is coping with the pandemic


Filmmaking doesn’t naturally lend itself to social distancing, meaning the coronavirus is disrupting films worldwide. This is how Swiss directors and the industry have been coping with the situation.

After coming to a halt during the first few critical months of the outbreak, the making of the film “Une histoire provisoire” (A temporary story) was recently able to start up again, but under certain conditions. The crew first gathered in Luxembourg to complete the interior shots and then moved to Switzerland to film the outdoor scenes.

While filming on the shores of Lake Geneva, film director Romed Wyder talks about the adjustments his crew had to make to be able to get back to work.
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  1. Formerly known as Spectraboi

    Are there any permits needed for filming with the current climate, in general?

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