FilmLA to Update its Insurance Guidelines, May 15th

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FilmLA will update our insurance requirements in accordance with current insurance industry standards. New requirements which go into effect on May 15th, 2019 are outlined below: New FilmLA Insurance Requirements below (NEW FilmLA Sample Link) A certificate of insurance naming “FilmLA and its directors, officers, agents and employees” as additional insured with respect to General Liability and Auto Liability (if … Read More

The Los Angeles River Clean-Up is ‘Thirty and Thriving’ Thanks to FoLAR

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The largest organized river clean-up in the United States turned 30 this April, as Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) celebrated with clean-up events spanning the length of the 51-mile Los Angeles River. FoLAR’s ‘La Gran Limpieza’ invited thousands of Angelenos to come together and remove tons of trash and debris from the river.  Organizers divided the river into … Read More

Summer 2019 – Filming Restrictions at L.A. County Beaches

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Summer is nearly upon us, bringing the return of filming restrictions for L.A. County Beaches. All Los Angeles County owned and operated beaches including properties located in the City of Marina Del Rey, will be off-limits for weekend filming beginning Saturday, May 18th through Sunday, September 8th. The Department of Beaches and Harbors has also announced that no beach filming … Read More

CicLAvia – Wilmington Happens April 28th

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On Sunday, April 28th, 2019, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAVia – Wilmington. Beginning at 9 am, portions of area streets will be closed to vehicular traffic allowing access to pedestrians and cyclists. Closures are expected to affect M Street between Eubank and Avalon Boulevard, Avalon Boulevard between Pacific Coast Highway and C Street and C Street between Avalon … Read More

Fiesta Broadway Returns April 28, Expect Street Closures in DTLA

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The 2019 Fiesta Broadway street festival and celebration will take place on Sunday, April 28, 2019.  In preparation for the event, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has planned a series of road closures which will affect surface streets in the Downtown Los Angeles area. LADOT will begin closing roadways at 10 AM on April 27 and re-open area … Read More

LAFD to Increase City UFSO Fees Effective 3/18/19

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The Los Angeles City Fire Department’s Board of Commissioners has notified FilmLA of an increase in hourly fees for Uniformed Fire Safety Officers (UFSO). The revised fee schedule is as follows: Uniformed Fire Safety Officer RATE INCREASE EFFECTIVE 03/18/19 Hourly Rate (4 hour min.): $108.00 an hour  (Prior Rate: $85.00 an hour) For questions about the new fees or for … Read More

L.A. Big 5K & Sketchers L.A. Marathon, March 23 & 24: Street/Lane Closures in Affected Areas

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The 2019 Sketchers Performance LA Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019, with the L.A. 5K held the day before on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  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. … Read More

California Tops for TV in 2018, Finds FilmLA Research Report

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Today, FilmLA released a new report prepared by its research division. The 2018 Television Report offers an overview of the current production landscape for U.S. based television series and new TV projects (i.e. pilots).  In addition to quantifying California’s capture of this economically important business, the report assesses some of the trends shaping series production across broadcast, cable and digital networks. “This … Read More