Road Closures for the 5th Annual Hollywood Half Marathon 4/8/17

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The 5th Annual Hollywood Half Marathon is will take place on Saturday, April 8th, 2017. The marathon will begin at Hollywood and Highland and follow a route along Hollywood Boulevard. The marathon course and a complete list of closures can be found here. LADOT posting restrictions go into effect along the parade route beginning at 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, April … Read More

Griffith Park – Greek Theatre Lots Off Limits

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The Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks has notified FilmL.A. that the Griffith Park-Greek Theatre lots will be off limits for production companies for filming, base camp and other activities, effective March 21, 2017. The restriction is necessary to help ease traffic congestion and allow entry and departure for theatre events. FilmL.A. will provide more information about the use of … Read More

Potential Area Closure – Pyramid Lake

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The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has notified FilmL.A. that it could suspend permits for production activity at Pyramid Lake as soon as April 1st, 2017. If the suspension goes into effect, the Spanish Point, Emigrant Landing and Vaquero Beach Areas as well as other areas at/on the lake would be affected. FilmL.A. is in the process of gathering additional information … Read More

Pan African Film & Arts Festival Celebrates 25 Years

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In February, FilmL.A. partnered with the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF-LA). The 2017 festival marked the festival’s 25th year and FilmL.A.’s fourth year as a co-sponsor. PAFF-LA is America’s largest and most prestigious celebration of black film. Annually, PAFF-LA showcases more than 150 quality new films and features artwork from over 100 fine artists and craftspersons. For 2017, PAFF-LA … Read More

L.A. Region Projects Earn 71 Industry Awards: FilmL.A.’s 2017 Season Recap

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As the 2017 Awards Season begins to winds down, FilmL.A. is here to remind our readers of how well L.A. area productions fared for the season. This year marks FilmL.A.’s third year of regional awards tracking and reporting. It is always thrilling to see local talent rewarded for the outstanding work they do, and this season offered numerous wins to … Read More

“La La Land” the 11th Film to Win Six Oscars – Most in Show

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Hollywood was aglow for the 89th Academy Awards on February 26. L.A.-based films were nominated for 20 awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Animated Feature. In all, projects made in the Greater Los Angeles Region were honored with seven statuettes. The Oscar for Best Animated Feature went to Zootopia. In acceptance, the filmmakers expressed an interest in creating … Read More

Made in Hollywood Honors Highlights L.A. Made Projects

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In February, FilmL.A. was proud to support the sixth annual Made in Hollywood Honors (MIHH), together with the Los Angeles City Council and seven other MIHH partner organizations. The Honors took place on the Heart of Hollywood Terrace at 1600 VINE in Hollywood. FilmL.A. has participated at the sponsor level for four years. The MIHH program salutes films nominated for Academy Awards® … Read More

California Receives 60% of Super Bowl LI Commercial Production

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Last year, the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP), with help from FilmL.A. Research, began a thorough analysis of Super Bowl commercial production to determine how much of the production work for these projects happens in the Greater Los Angeles Region. The results of the year-long study were presented in a Los Angeles Times story in February, which highlighted, among … Read More

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