Holiday Filming Moratorium for the City of Santa Monica

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The City of Santa Monica will impose a holiday moratorium that will go into effect on November 21st, 2016 and last through January 2nd, 2017. During the holiday moratorium, filming and production parking will not be permitted in commercial areas of the City of Santa Monica. The areas affected by the moratorium are:   Downtown Santa Monica (DTSM)   Wilshire Bl., … Read More

Holiday Moratorium – LAX Area

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In an ongoing effort to provide future filming opportunities on active roads in Southern California, the LAX Film Office and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has requested that FilmL.A. issue the following: There will be a temporary moratorium on any permit requests for closures and/or rolling breaks on all roadways within a four (4) mile radius of LAX from November … Read More

Filming In Commercial Districts During The Holiday Season – City of Los Angeles

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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 November 21, 2016 through January 2, 2017. Filming activity including lane closures, street closures and street parking will be limited … 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

FilmL.A. Partners with NewFilmmakers LA for On-Location Video Project!

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NewFilmmakers Los Angeles, a non-profit organization that showcases innovative works by emerging filmmakers, hosted its annual “On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project” event this month. The Los Angeles Video Project is a community outreach multimedia program that celebrates L.A.’s creative filmmaking talent. The program invites local filmmakers to “share their L.A.,” offering a insider perspective into our diverse, cosmopolitan … Read More

FilmL.A. Community Movie Night Sponsorships Continue into the Fall Season

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Summer is winding down but FilmL.A.’s community movie night sponsorships continue! Since 2014, FilmL.A. has partnered with local elected officials, local Neighborhood Councils and film industry sponsors to facilitate free community movie nights for area residents and their families.  FilmL.A.’s support for community film events takes the form of providing free refreshments or sourcing projection equipment and/or film licenses.  FilmL.A.’s … Read More

Greater Los Angeles Region Recognizes 12 Local Emmy Award Wins

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In September, L.A.’s entertainment community paused to celebrate its most outstanding television projects with the 68th annual Emmy Awards.  L.A. based film and television productions were nominated in top categories including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.  By the end … Read More

Councilmember Blumenfield & FilmL.A. Offer West Valley Tour for Location Professionals

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FilmL.A. in partnership with the office of Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, recently hosted a West Valley Familiarization Tour for locations professionals. The purpose of the tour was to familiarize location professionals with filming locations in the western San Fernando Valley to promote more production activity in the area.  The West Valley area encompasses the cities of Reseda, Canoga Park, Winnetka, Tarzana … Read More

FilmL.A. Participates in 4th Annual Sundance NEXT FEST

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FilmL.A. recently served as co-sponsor of the Sundance NEXT FEST which took place in Downtown Los Angeles.  The Sundance NEXT FEST is a summer festival celebrating film, music, and the renegade spirit of independent artists.  This year’s festival marked FilmL.A.’s third year as a sponsor. This year, the festival featured six bold new films, previously screened at the 2016 Sundance … Read More