Bulgaria’s Nu Bayana Studio, the home of Millennium Media’s “The Expendables” franchise, is reopening for film and commercial production, with huge anti-Covid-19 protocols and preparations. The move follows the reopening of Bulgarian business on May 13 and the lifting of travel restrictions on June 14.
“During the epidemic, we took some time to focus on development and to analyze the market moving forward. We’ve come up with a new strategy that aims to get producers back to work, and we’ve been putting the content that we lack for months on the line, ”said New Bayona chairman Yariv Larner.
The studio was launched on May 13 to prepare maintenance personnel for cleaning, repairs, sanitization and new requirements such as hand-sanitizing stations, social distance protocols and overall repairs.
The studio said in a statement that it was working with the Bulgarian health minister to approve a testing method that would work effectively to protect the product and everyone involved. The proposal is to test the location within three days of the trip, to check on arrival time, and to re-test two days later to ensure that any cast or crew member is negative for the virus. After completing this process and testing negative, they will be allowed to return to work.