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

2016 Daytime Emmy Awards

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Dozens of stars gathered at the Westin Bonaventure for the 2016 Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony earlier this month. The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards recognized outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production. Los Angeles daytime production fared very well this year; area shows and locally-based talent received 13 out of 20 awards for which they were eligible! The … Read More

FilmL.A. Honored as Outstanding Film Commission at LMGI Awards

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On April 23, the locations community gathered at the Alex Theatre in Glendale for the third annual Location Managers Guild International Awards.  Awards were bestowed in six categories including Outstanding Locations in a Period Film, Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film, Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series, Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series, Outstanding Locations in a Commercial. … Read More

FilmL.A. Partners with L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival

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The 32nd Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) took place earlier this month.  This year marks FilmL.A.’s third year of partnership with LAAPF. “FilmL.A. is honored to partner with the L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival in its 32nd year,” said Art Yoon, Executive Vice President for FilmL.A.  “FilmL.A.’s support lets new and emerging filmmakers know that we’re in … Read More

FilmL.A. Sponsors PaleyFest 2016, Celebrates Local Featured Shows

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PaleyFest LA is a unique, 10-day event that brings television fans together for “meet and greets” with the stars and creators of their favorite shows.  Named for William S. Paley, the founder of CBS and The Paley Center for Media, PaleyFest 2016 is produced with the support of various industry partners.  This year marked FilmL.A.’s second year of sponsorship and … Read More

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