Who Rescues Who? L.A. Based Show Lucky Dog Changes Lives

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There is no place like home, especially for a furry would-be friend stuck in a pound desperate for a loving family.  The mission of Lucky Dog and its host, Brandon McMillan, is to rescue difficult-to-love, untrained dogs and transform them into model pets. Each episode showcases the success story of a rehabilitated dog and the family that will provide it with … Read More

Update on LA County Road, Location Closures Due to Woolsey & Hill Fires

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Due to the devastating wildfires that recently swept thorough multiple communities along the Santa Monica Mountains, many area locations remain off limits for filming.  FilmL.A. joins all Angelenos in appreciation of the firefighters and other emergency responders still working diligently to contain these fires and safeguard lives and property. Any property still subject to evacuation order, or made inaccessible due to … Read More

The Orville’s Space Adventures via Los Angeles

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Set 400 years in the future on a mid-level exploratory ship populated by a rag-tag human and alien crew, Fox’s The Orville is about the wonders and dangers of outer space.  And while the L.A. based show includes obligatory sci-fi elements, The Orville also delves into the often humorous problems of everyday life. Boldly going where few shows have gone before, … Read More

On-Location Feature Production Rises for Third Consecutive Quarter

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles rose 3 percent in the third quarter of 2018, according to a FilmL.A. report released today.  In all, 9,734 Shoot Days (SD)* were logged during the period, including all filming categories tracked by the nonprofit.  On-location Feature production is up for a third consecutive quarter. “We’re grateful for the continued positive impact of the … Read More

FilmL.A. Issues Fifth Annual Feature Film Study

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FilmL.A. has released a new report prepared by its research division. The 2017 Feature Film Study analyzes the 100 highest-performing U.S. feature films released theatrically last year, identifying where these films were made and how much was spent to produce them. The report also examines five-year trends in feature production including physical production, postproduction and animation. Total production spending for 2017’s top … Read More

On-Location Feature Production Rises for Second Consecutive Quarter

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles slid 5.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018, according to a FilmL.A. report released today. In all, 8,978 Shoot Days (SD)* were logged during the period, including all filming categories tracked by the nonprofit. On-location Feature production is up for a second consecutive quarter. “We are grateful for the continued positive impact of … Read More

On Location Feature Production Rises in First Quarter of 2018

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 2.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018, according to a FilmL.A. report released today. In all, 9,724 Shoot Days (SD)* were logged during the period, including all categories tracked by the nonprofit. On-location Feature production experienced its first double digit bump since 2015 (4th quarter), up 11.7 percent to 814 SD. “It … Read More

Los Angeles Area Projects Win 93 Statuettes this Awards Season

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As the 2018 Awards Season winds down, FilmL.A. is here to remind our readers of how well L.A. area productions fared for the season. This year marks FilmL.A.’s fourth year of regional awards tracking and reporting. It is always thrilling to see local talent rewarded for the outstanding work they do, and this season offered numerous wins to celebrate. For … 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