Fiesta Broadway Returns April 29, Filmmakers Should Expect Street Closures in DTLA

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The 2018 Fiesta Broadway street festival and celebration will take place in on Sunday, April 29, 2018.  In preparation for the event, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has planned a series of road closures which will affect surface streets in the Downtown Los Angeles area. LADOT will begin closing roadways at 10 AM on April 28 and re-open area streets at … Read More

FilmL.A. Celebrates 26 Years of the Pan African Film & Arts Festival

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In February, FilmL.A. partnered with the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF-LA). 2018 marked the festival’s 26th year and FilmL.A.’s fifth year as a co-sponsor. PAFF-LA is the largest Black History Month event in the country and America’s largest and most prestigious celebration of black film, arts and culture. Annually, PAFF-LA showcases more than 150 quality new films and features artwork from over … Read More

FX’s “American Crime Story: Versace” Donates to Habitat ReStores

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When film & television shows wrap, they leave behind set pieces that still have a lot of life left in them. Most production houses, including Fox Studios, have teams dedicated to set recycling and industry sustainability and these teams went to work trying to find a home for the set pieces, furniture and decorations from the recently wrapped American Crime Story: Versace. … Read More

‘NIGHT ON BROADWAY’ EVENT – STREET CLOSURES, 1/26 – 1/28

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Night On Broadway will take place on Saturday, January 27th 2018. In preparation for this event, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will begin closing roadways at 6 a.m. on Friday, January 26th. Roadways will not re-open until noon on Sunday, January 28th. Below is a list of street closures to note:   Further restrictions not reflected on the … Read More

Team FilmL.A. Joins 10,000 River Stewards for the 28th Annual LA River Clean Up

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This April, the Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) hosted its 28th Annual Great LA River Clean Up: La Gran Limpieza!  FOLAR organizers divided the river into three sections for three separate clean-up days. Team FilmL.A. chose to direct its efforts to the mid-river areas as part of Earth Day 2017. Team FilmL.A. joined thousands of LA River supporters in bagging … 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

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

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

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