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

FilmL.A. Partners with NewFilmmakers LA for On-Location Video Project!

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NewFilmmakers Los Angeles, a non-profit organization that showcases innovative works by emerging filmmakers, hosted its annual “On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project” event this month. The Los Angeles Video Project is a community outreach multimedia program that celebrates L.A.’s creative filmmaking talent. The program invites local filmmakers to “share their L.A.,” offering a insider perspective into our diverse, cosmopolitan … Read More

Greater Los Angeles Region Recognizes 12 Local Emmy Award Wins

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In September, L.A.’s entertainment community paused to celebrate its most outstanding television projects with the 68th annual Emmy Awards.  L.A. based film and television productions were nominated in top categories including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.  By the end … Read More

FilmL.A. Participates in 4th Annual Sundance NEXT FEST

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FilmL.A. recently served as co-sponsor of the Sundance NEXT FEST which took place in Downtown Los Angeles.  The Sundance NEXT FEST is a summer festival celebrating film, music, and the renegade spirit of independent artists.  This year’s festival marked FilmL.A.’s third year as a sponsor. This year, the festival featured six bold new films, previously screened at the 2016 Sundance … Read More

FAA Implements Part 107, Effective 8/29/16

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has implemented new guidelines to govern the use of Unmanned Aircraft (UAs). Regulation Part 107 is the FAA’s continuing effort to integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations into the National Airspace System (NAS) as mandated by Congress. The regulations of Part 107 were tailored to address the risks associated with small UAS operations in NAS. … Read More

68th Annual Emmy® Award Nominations Revealed!

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In July, the Television Academy announced the nominations for the 68th annual Emmy® Awards.  The announcement was made during a live broadcast at the Academy’s nominations breakfast. Local television projects received a number of nominations which marked milestones for the region.  The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story received 22 total nominations, making the mini-series this year’s second largest nomination … Read More

Feature Film Production on the Increase in Los Angeles

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 5.8 percent between April and June, 2016 to 9,937 Shoot Days (SD)*, according to an update from FilmL.A. Continuing growth in the Feature Films category, attributable to the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program, helped keep local film crews working. Local on-location Feature production increased 9.7 percent (to 1,309 SD) in the … Read More

FilmL.A. Staffers Attend 2016 NALIP Media Summit

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In June, FilmL.A. staffers attended the 2016 NALIP Media Summit hosted by the National Association of Latino Independent Producers.  NALIP is the premiere Latino media organization that addresses the professional needs of Latin content creators.  NALIP was founded in 1999, with the mission to promote, advance and advocated for Latino content creators across all media platforms. “FilmL.A. understands the importance … Read More

City of San Dimas Partners with FilmL.A. for Permits

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The City of San Dimas has approved an agreement with FilmL.A. establishing the not-for-profit as the film permit coordinator for the area.  FilmL.A. will now accept applications for permits to film within the San Dimas city limits. Located twenty-five minutes east of Los Angeles in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, San Dimas is known for its blend of … Read More

FilmL.A. Recaps 2016 Film in California Conference

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Hundreds flocked to CBS’s Radford campus in May to attend the 2016 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