ROAD CLOSURES FOR THE 89TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS

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This upcoming weekend, Hollywood will host the 89th Academy Awards. Please be advised that a series of road and sidewalk closures will be in effect for the event. Closures will affect all lanes of traffic on Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive. Roads will remain closed until Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 6 a.m. Below is a list … Read More

L.A. Big 5K & Sketchers L.A. Marathon, March 18 & 19: Street/Lane Closures in Affected Areas

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The 2017 Sketchers Performance LA Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 19, 2017, with the L.A. 5K held the day before on Saturday, March 18, 2017.  The Marathon will begin at Dodger Stadium and follow a route that crosses into Downtown Los Angeles, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Century City, Westwood, Brentwood and Santa Monica. A complete list of … Read More

METRO Presents CicLAVia – Culver City Meets Venice 03/26/17

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On Sunday, March 26, 2017, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAVia – Culver City Meets Venice. Beginning at 9 am, 6 miles of area streets along Washington Blvd., Washington Place, Venice and Grand will be closed. Intended to create a stronger sense of community in the Culver City/Venice areas, CICLAVIA closes streets for residents to run, walk, bicycle, … Read More

‘Night On Broadway’ Event – Street Closures, 1/28/17

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Night On Broadway will take place on Saturday, January 28th 2017. In preparation for this event, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will begin closing roadways at 12 noon on Friday, January 27th. Roadways will not re-open until 4 am on Sunday, January 29th. Below is a list of street closures to make note of: Requests for posted parking, … Read More

LAPD Tactical Alert for Inauguration Day

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The Los Angeles Police Department has informed FilmL.A. that it has received an increased number of public assembly permit requests for activities commencing on Inauguration Day 2017. As a precaution, the LAPD will be under tactical alert to ensure public safety during planned demonstrations in high traffic areas. During this time, officers will be unavailable for filming related details. Officers … Read More

2016-17 Holiday Filming Restrictions

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2016 – 2017 Holiday filming restrictions and moratoriums for FilmL.A. served areas are as follows:   City of Los Angeles In an effort to reduce the impacts of construction, events and filming to businesses and merchants that rely on revenue generated during the holiday season, the City of Los Angeles implements a relaxation of production activity in commercial districts from … Read More

LA County Animal Care & Control Processes and Procedures for Animal Exhibition Permits

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The County of Los Angeles Animal Care and Control office has notified FilmL.A. of its processes for the use of animals on film sets. When using a live animal for still or motion filming, production companies will be required to contact the Department of Animal Care and Control to obtain a Permit for Animal Exhibition. This requirement applies to all areas of … Read More

LA/Ontario International Airport Permitting Changes Effective 11/1/16

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The Los Angeles World Airports has notified FilmL.A. that beginning November 1, 2016, all permits for LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) will be handled by the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA). Requests for permits for film activity at Ontario International Airport starting on November 1, should be directed to Mr. Dan Adamus, Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Adamus can be contacted by … Read More

San Gabriel River Ranger District Production Hiatus Begins 10/01/16

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The Angeles National Forest has informed FilmL.A. that beginning October 1st through October 17th, the San Gabriel River Ranger District (SGR) will not be able to accommodate any requests for filming. Popular locations that may be affected are Mt. Baldy Ski Resort, Buckhorn Lodge, San Gabriel OHV Area, Crystal Lake campgrounds, Glendora Mountain and Glendora Ridge Roads, etc. (see map … Read More

LAUSD License Agreement Requests

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The new approval process for License Agreements for use of LAUSD properties has sometimes resulted in slower responses than in the past. Due to this new process FilmL.A. has also received more rejections of requested License Agreements. As a result of this recent change, it is our recommendation that applications be submitted to FilmL.A. no less than four full week-days … Read More