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

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

FilmL.A. to Offer Limited Student Access to Online Permit System (OPS)

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In a move that is welcomed by local film schools, FilmL.A. is making plans to offer students limited access to its Online Permit System (OPS). By mid-September, student filmmakers working on graduate-level thesis projects will be able to use OPS instead of applying for their permits in person at FilmL.A.’s downtown office. The change is significant because this is the … Read More