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Last update: Monday, 5/20/20 @ 2:00 p.m. The emergence of Coronavirus – also known as COVID-19 – as an international public health concern has prompted governments, employers, schools, labor organizations and families across the globe to take action to protect life and safety. By order of local authorities, on-location filming has been shut down in the City and County of … Read More

So Long Fog, Hello Sun: Penny Dreadful Relocates to Los Angeles from Dublin

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After filming for three seasons in Dublin, Ireland (which doubled for Victorian-era foggy London), the creators of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful horror drama series, headed west to sunny L.A. with the spinoff Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.   Per Showtime’s description of the new series, “1938 Los Angeles is a time and place deeply infused with social and political tension. When a … Read More

COVID-19 Shutdown Sends Production Levels Lower

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles is down more than 18 percent so far in 2020 and continues to fall, according to a report released today by FilmLA. Among other documented impacts to business in the wake of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, declines in a key measure of entertainment industry output highlight the economic challenges facing LA’s signature industry. … Read More

FilmLA / Los Angeles Community College District Contract to Expire 4/16

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Effective April 16, 2020, FilmLA will discontinue coordination of filming, production basecamps, and related activities on behalf of the Los Angeles Community College District.  The contract between FilmLA and the District expires on that date, and will not be renewed.  Currently, all on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles is on hiatus while state, County, and City Safer at Home orders … Read More

FilmLA to Discontinue Permit Coordination for Angeles National Forest

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Effective April 3, 2020, FilmLA will discontinue coordination and delivery of Special Use Permits for filming in the Angeles National Forest – San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.  Filming inquiries and applications for permission to film on Forest land on or after that date should be directed to the local Forest Service Office:   Justin Seastrand, Natural Resource Specialist Angeles National Forest … Read More