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Epitome is a U.S.-based risk management company,specializing in COVID-compliance& safety support for tv & film productions.

THROUGH THE COVID LENS: Reassessing “When Harry Met Sally…” in the Age of Coronavirus

  As the first (and hopefully last) Valentine’s Day of this global pandemic approaches, we want to take a look at one of the greatest romantic comedies of all time: 1989’s “When Harry Met Sally…” Written by Nora Ephron, directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Bruno Kirby, and Carrie Fisher, “When…

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We will never forget.

We hold all those who lost loved ones that terrible day 20 years ago closely in our hearts. There’s no adequate way to express our gratitude for the heroes who so bravely came to the rescue. We will never forget,

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Is hand washing still an important way to reduce the spread of Covid-19?

In the early days of the pandemic, public health experts emphasized hand washing as a way to prevent infection and the government launched a “Hands, Face, Space” campaign to encourage people to wash their hands, wear masks and keep 2 metres apart. Subsequent research has shown the biggest risk of Covid-19 transmission is through particles…

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Businesses, TV and Film Production, Conferences and Professional Sports Teams Turning to Epitome Risk to Avoid Shutdowns

Mike Millet, Epitome Risk‘s co-founder and Chief Risk Officer, says he’s seeing professional sports teams, businesses, conference organizers, and even wedding planners turn to professional COVID compliance teams, like Epitome Risk’s, to keep offices and events open and safe. Millet has more than 30 years of field and C-Suite risk management experience; he and his…

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ADR During COVID-19

Automated Dialog Replacement (ADR), a.k.a. “looping,” has been around since the invention of sound recording. ADR is a vital tool in any post-production process but, during filming, it is more often known by its call sign: “We’ll fix it in post.”  Sometimes confused with “dubbing” — which is the process of recording the dialog in…

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How Long Will Your Coronavirus Vaccination Last? – A Report from Yale Medicine

https://www.yalemedicine.org/news/how-long-will-coronavirus-vaccine-last   If you are fully vaccinated, you may be excited about gathering with family and friends again. You might even be planning a winter vacation. But there are still nagging questions about how long protection from the coronavirus vaccines will last. For instance, will your shot wear off gradually or suddenly? Will you need a booster? “We can…

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Sporting Chances: The NBA during COVID-19

The entertainment industry is comprised of different commercial enterprises. We have already looked at film and television from several different angles. We have broken down iconic shots, scripts, travel, and so much more, all from the vantage point of this pandemic. We now turn our attention to a new category within the entertainment industry. One…

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FourthWall Testing Announces New Serotonin Research Center

FourthWall Testing is pleased to announce its new partnership with Nova Mentis Life Science Corp. (NOVA). Together FourthWall and NOVA have established a Serotonin Research Center at the FourthWall’s headquarters in Winter Garden, Florida. FourthWall and NOVA are developing assays to measure serotonin levels in blood, feces and urine in patients with autism spectrum disorder…

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Sporting Chances: Wimbledon During COVID-19

As the first round of The Championships, Wimbledon get underway Monday, June 28, let’s take a look at how the crown jewel of the tennis season has adjusted to the pandemic. After cancelling the 2020 tournament, The All England Club is taking part in a special government program (more on that later) in order to…

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THROUGH THE COVID LENS: Reassessing “Raiders of the Lost Ark” in the Age of Coronavirus

Forty years ago this month, a film icon was born. Few characters in movie history are as recognizable as Indiana Jones. The fedora, the whip, and the brown leather jacket are as famous as the cape, tights, and cowl of any superhero. Played by Harrison Ford, Indiana Jones arrived in theatres in June of 1981,…

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