FilmL.A. Staff, Local Producers Mingle on Academy Awards Night

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On Academy Awards night, a lively group of producers and their guests gathered at Planet Dailies at The Grove for the Producers Guild of America’s 4th Annual Oscars Viewing Party.  This year marked FilmL.A.’s second year as a sponsor of the event, which was also supported by Passion Roses and Final Draft.  Event hosts for 2016 included Megan Mascena, Vice … Read More

2016 Awards Season Yields 28 Industry Accolades for L.A. Area Projects

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As the glitz and glamour of the 2016 Awards Season begins to dim, FilmL.A. is here to provide the results for L.A. region productions that were nominated for awards during the season. 2016 marks FilmL.A.’s second year of regional awards tracking and reporting. It is always thrilling to see local talent rewarded for the outstanding work they do from project … Read More

Fifth Annual Made in Hollywood Honors Celebrates California Film Excellence

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In February, FilmL.A. was proud to support the fifth annual Made in Hollywood Honors (MIHH), together with the Los Angeles City Council and seven other MIHH partner organizations.  The Awards took place on the Heart of Hollywood Terrace at 1600 VINE, which stands on the historic site of the Hollywood Brown Derby in Los Angeles. Each winter, the MIHH program salutes … Read More

Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation Names FilmL.A. a “Hero of Hollywood”

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On May 28, the Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation named FilmL.A. one of this year’s “Heroes of Hollywood.”  Since 1993, the Heroes of Hollywood Awards are bestowed annually on individuals and businesses making a difference within the Hollywood community.  FilmL.A. was honored this year because of our ongoing work to attract and retain film production in Los Angeles, for our entertainment … Read More

Helpful Reminders for L.A. County Beaches / Marina Del Rey

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A recent meeting with Los Angeles County Department of Beaches & Harbors (LACODBH) prompted the need to put together some helpful reminders concerning parking needs and Lifeguard assignments at Los Angeles County Beaches and Marina Del Rey: Arrangements for Los Angeles County parking lots must be made with Modern Parking, Inc. (MPI) 2-3 days prior to the first film date/load-in … Read More

FilmL.A.’s Production Planning Team: Local Filmmakers’ Inside Connection

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Locking in locations for your next feature film, television show, commercial or web series can be a daunting task.  Many a production team has scouted a prime location, only to later discover that there are filming restrictions at that site or that another production already has a permit to film in the vicinity.  Early access to information can help filmmakers avoid … Read More

FilmL.A. Celebrates Expansion of CA Film & Television Tax Credit

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On September 18, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1839 (Gatto/Bocanegra) — the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act — into law.  The bill signing took place before a crowd of elected officials and film industry professionals at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA.  The event was monumental for California film and television workers, … Read More

REMINDER: Permit Operations Policy

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Here at FilmL.A. we strive to serve and support our production clients with a high level of customer service, prompt responsiveness, flexibility, and up-to-the-minute location and neighborhood updates. Ultimately, we are here to provide assistance and guidance toward the common goal of successful on-location production. We are aware that the nature of production often includes last-minute schedule changes, talent or … Read More

FilmL.A. Partners with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to Represent Los Angeles International (LAX), LA/Ontario International (ONT) and Van Nuys (VNY) Airports

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Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has approved an agreement with FilmL.A., establishing the not for profit as the film permit coordinator for the area offering filmmakers more convenient access to a variety of unique locations. FilmL.A. will begin accepting applications for permits to film at Los Angeles International, LA/Ontario International and Van Nuys airports starting March 3rd, 2014. Los Angeles … Read More