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

FilmL.A.’s Board of Directors Includes New Leaders for 2017

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Last December, acting on the recommendation of its nominating committee, the FilmL.A. board of directors voted unanimously to extend the service terms of thirteen of its members, name four new members to the board and appoint a new slate of officers and executive committee. FilmL.A. is governed by an all-volunteer board of directors, which includes entertainment industry executives, labor and … Read More

Twenty-two Academy Award Nominations go to L.A. Based Films!

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In January, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards. Los Angeles based projects received 22 total nominations!   Leading in Oscar nominations was La La Land with a record 14 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director -Damien Chazelle, and Best Original Screenplay. The nominations for Best Lead Actor and Actress went to … Read More

L.A. Region Celebrates Most Wins at 74th Golden Globe Awards

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Los Angeles based projects fared well at the 74th annual Golden Globe awards this year.  Local film and television productions were nominated in 35 categories this year including Best Motion Picture, Best Limited Series and Best Animated Feature. In all, local productions walked away with thirteen statuettes. Regional winners in film were, La La Land which won the most awards … 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

Feature Production Rebounds in L.A. as Local Filming Sets New Records

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 5.1 percent between October and December of last year, according to a report released today by FilmL.A. The increase helped make 2016 the busiest year in recent memory, as annual filming increased 6.2 percent over 2015, to 39,605 Shoot Days (SD)*. FilmL.A. is a not-for profit organization that serves as the official film … Read More