Filming in MCO areas allowed, but special filming certificates needed


A filepic of a film production crew shooting a movie on location. Photo: AFP

Filming activities in areas under the Movement Control Order (MCO) are allowed but special filming certificates (SPP) are required.

The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) said in a statement on May 5 that filming activities are subject to compliance with all the standard operating procedures (SOP) and guidelines by the National Security Council (MKN).

Applications for the special SPP can be made from May 6 till May 17 on its website at

"Filming activities in areas under the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) and the Recovery MCO (RMCO) can continue subject to compliance of the filming SOP set by the MKN and all guidelines covering disease prevention protocols, health screenings, sanitisation and decontamination of premises, physical distancing and worker security procedures and emergency response,” it said.

Finas would also announce the latest developments through media channels, website, and official social media channels, it added.

"For inquiries, please contact our corporate communication unit at 03-7968 2182 or email,” the statement read. – Bernama

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