Below is a comprehensive guideline for on set productions to provide safety for our models and your crew. Please provide your COVID guidelines before booking a model. We encourage you to check that most of these, if not all, of the below, will be in place.


Sign a waiver acknowledging the risk of participating in the shoot

Fill out a detailed survey confirming that they neither have symptoms of Covid-19, nor have been in proximity with people that have had confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the past 14 days

Self-monitor for symptoms during the day of the shoot, and immediately report


10 people in any one space, as recommended by the State of New York

One of those 10 people will be a dedicated safety coordinator, whose sole responsibility during the shoot will be enforcing the rules outlined in this deck, and disinfecting surfaces, equipment, and spaces

Everyone on site, from receptionists to maintenance workers, will have submitted to a mandatory temperature check upon entry

High touch surfaces and areas will be disinfected at least 3 times a day

Studios are equipped with HVAC fresh air economizers, specifically designed for hospitals, which inject over 50% fresh air from the outside into the studio 


Face masks (including KN95 Masks)

Face shields (for individuals performing hair and makeup)

Rubber gloves 

Paper jumpsuits 

Sanitizing wands 

Hand sanitizer 

Disinfectant wipes 

Eye protection (clear eyeglasses) Specific use requirements will be discussed with participants in full detail on the day of the shoot 


Participants will be required to adhere to social distancing rules of at least 6 feet in between them at all times* (except H/M)

The studio floor will be demarcated with tape that shows a 6 foot distance where appropriate

Seating areas will be spaced 6 feet apart 

An on-site health and safety coordinator will be present at the shoot to enforce social distancing 

Rent additional studio space on the shoot day to allow participants even more room to spread out Hair and Makeup 

Single use brushes and applicators will be used at all times 

Models are encouraged to bring their own brushes and makeup equipment for use on themselves 

Hair and makeup will be performed at separate, socially distanced stations 

Hair and makeup teams will be wearing face masks, face shields, and eye protection 

When applying product, hair and makeup teams will be careful to never go directly from compact to face 

Touch-ups will be limited and only performed if absolutely necessary 

Conversations should be limited to reduce potential spread, and must be socially distanced Equipment 

Any equipment that is used in the shoot should only be touched by the individual using it 

Equipment will be regularly sanitized and disinfected per CDC guidelines in between uses to maintain a safe and clean set Participant Responsibilities 

All participants, with the exception of models on set, will be required to wear masks at all times during the shoot 

All participants must regularly wash their hands for at least 20 seconds, or use hand sanitizer No hugs or handshakes - winks, nods, and bows only please! 

Maintain a safe, social distance between others of at least 6 feet at all times 

Food and Catering 

Participants will be asked for their lunch orders on the day of the shoot

Meals, utensils, and napkins will be individually wrapped

The health and safety coordinator will be the only person picking up the food delivery and passing it out to participants