FilmLA Innovation

  A new way to apply for permits is On The way.We’re excited to tell you more about it. FilmLA is committed to streamlining and enhancing the on-location filming process. To support this mission, we’ve invested heavily in new technology to improve the permit application experience. If you are already familiar with the process of applying for permits using our … Read More

Wildfire-Related Filming Announcements

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As a service to the production community, FilmL.A. has consolidated all recent fire-related updates pertaining to filming. Please bookmark this post to access the most recent information including the following updates from the City and County of Los Angeles: Update 12/14/17, 1:23 p.m. The United States Forest Service has announced that due to continued extreme fire danger, the decision has … Read More


Working Together to Sustain Filming’s Future in Our Neighborhoods Film Permit HelpLearn how to obtain a film permit. Find Great LocationsBrowse LocoScout, a massive library of low-cost, public locations. COVID-19 ResourcesFilmLA’s resource center pertaining to the impact of COVID-19. News & Updates Pandemic Era Permitting Picks Up for MarchApril 23, 2021City of Los Angeles Uniformed Fire Safety Officer Rate IncreaseApril … Read More

FilmL.A. Negotiators Unlock Doors of Lincoln Heights Jail

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Earlier this month, FilmL.A. announced via Production Alert that the Lincoln Heights Jail was again open for filming. The largely-abandoned property, which is still the present-day home of the Bilingual Foundation for the Arts, originally served as a City correctional facility from the early 1930’s through 1950’s. At one time, the jail was considered a model correctional facility, housing up … Read More