Broadcast, Film and Convergence in Africa - Issue no 355 on 11 December 2020

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South Africa and Tunisia looking forward to welcoming production companies for film and TV location shooting post-pandemic

11 December 2020

For South Africa, the Covid-19 pandemic shut down the lucrative business of international productions and film location shooting. For Tunisia, it hoping to restart its once thriving international location work. Russell Southwood looks at two very different approaches to re-opening to international work. According to a report in Variety, the partial lifting of travel restrictions in October in South Africa means that the country can resume its busy Southern Hemisphere summer season for international film and TV productions. The new measures allow entry for all foreign travelers who can provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of…