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

2017 Golden Globe Nominations – L.A. Region Nominees

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Earlier this month, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for the 2017 Golden Globes.  And in all, Los Angeles based projects received 35 total nominations! Leading in Golden Globes nominations was LaLa Land with seven nominations including Best Motion Picture.  The nomination for Best Performance by and Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy went to … Read More

2016 Critics’ Choice Awards – Los Angeles Region Winners

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Earlier this month, The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced the winners of the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica, CA. Los Angeles based feature film La La Land, which received the most nominations film of the evening, took home eight awards, the most of the night, including Best Picture, Best Director … Read More

FilmL.A. Participates in the ‘Angel Tree’ Drive, 4 Years and Counting

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This holiday season, FilmL.A. staffers teamed up with local production companies and locations pros to take part in a holiday toy and basic needs drive for residents of the Five Acres Orphanage and Foster Home in Altadena.  Five Acres houses around 80 children between the ages of 5 to 13 years of age, but the drive included 230 program residents … Read More

Local Projects and Professionals Shine at 22nd Annual COLA Awards

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The California On Location Awards (COLAs) is the premiere awards program saluting location professionals for demonstrating professional excellence while working on location in the State of California. Hosted by the Film Liaisons in California, Statewide (FLICS), COLA salutes Location Managers, Locations Teams, as well as City, County, State and Federal public employees for their efforts to assist filmmakers working in … 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