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Netflix Film Crews ‘Banned from Looking at Each Other for Longer Than 5 Seconds’ in #MeToo Crackdown


Streaming service says it is ‘proud of the anti-harassment training we offer to our productions’

By Christopher Hooten | 13 June 2018

THE INDEPENDENT — Netflix has introduced new anti-harassment training in the wake of the #metoo movement that rocked Hollywood and seriously disrupted production on its House of Cards show.

New rules imposed on set reportedly include no looking at anyone for longer than five seconds, no lingering hugs, no flirting and no asking for a colleague’s phone number.

“Everyone was spoken to about #MeToo,” an on-set runner currently working on the new season of Black Mirror told The Sun[…]

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