Sundance NEXT FEST and FilmL.A. Celebrate Independent Filmmaking in Downtown Los Angeles

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In August, downtown’s Ace Hotel and Theatre hosted the 2017 Sundance NEXT FEST August 10th through 13th. Sundance NEXT FEST is a summer festival celebrating film, music, and the work of independent filmmakers. 2017 marked NEXTFEST’s fifth year and FilmL.A.’s fourth year as a Sundance Institute partner. NEXT FEST featured a handful of bold new films, previously screened at the 2017 … Read More

Warner Bros., Habitat for Humanity ReStores Celebrate Sustainability Win

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If you have ever been on the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, you probably passed through an iconic landmark called “The Mill” and its accompanying shop, the Mill Store. While The Mill continues to support productions all over town, the Store recently closed its doors – but not before donating surplus items to the Habitat for Humanity Los Angeles ReStores. … Read More

L.A. County Posts Report on Filming Fees, Film Liaison

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The County of Los Angeles has posted documentation of the Board of Supervisors’ July 5, 2017 meeting regarding County Filming Fees and the County Film Liaison. A link to the full report is presented here as a courtesy to the filmmaking community. Questions about the report should be directed to the County of Los Angeles Chief Executive Office. Access the … Read More

“The Business of Obtaining a Permit Seminar” – June 21st & 26th

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In an effort to help our customers understand the permitting process, FilmL.A. is pleased to announce “The Business of Obtaining a Permit” seminar series happening on Wednesday, June 21st and Monday, June 26th at 5:30 p.m. at the FilmL.A. office. FilmL.A.’s Permit Administration and Accounting & Finance Departments will be on hand to discuss the process of Obtaining Production Insurance, … Read More

Film In California Conference 2017

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Hundreds flocked to CBS’s Radford campus in May to attend the 2017 Film In California Conference, co-hosted by the California Film Commission (CFC), CBS Studio Center and the Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS).  Now in its eighth year, the Film In California Conference is unique in that it is the only event held exclusively to promote filming resources in … 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

Made in Hollywood Honors Highlights L.A. Made Projects

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In February, FilmL.A. was proud to support the sixth annual Made in Hollywood Honors (MIHH), together with the Los Angeles City Council and seven other MIHH partner organizations. The Honors took place on the Heart of Hollywood Terrace at 1600 VINE in Hollywood. FilmL.A. has participated at the sponsor level for four years. The MIHH program salutes films nominated for Academy Awards® … Read More

Local Projects and Professionals Shine at 22nd Annual COLA Awards

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The California On Location Awards (COLAs) is the premiere awards program saluting location professionals for demonstrating professional excellence while working on location in the State of California. Hosted by the Film Liaisons in California, Statewide (FLICS), COLA salutes Location Managers, Locations Teams, as well as City, County, State and Federal public employees for their efforts to assist filmmakers working in … Read More

2016-17 Holiday Filming Restrictions

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2016 – 2017 Holiday filming restrictions and moratoriums for FilmL.A. served areas are as follows:   City of Los Angeles In an effort to reduce the impacts of construction, events and filming to businesses and merchants that rely on revenue generated during the holiday season, the City of Los Angeles implements a relaxation of production activity in commercial districts from … Read More