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

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

In Memory of Jim McCabe and Brad Bemis, Location Professionals and Friends of FilmL.A.

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At the top of the year, we were saddened to learn that two long-time friends of FilmL.A. had passed away.  FilmL.A. joins many others in honoring the memories of two wonderful location professionals, James (Jim) McCabe and Bradley (Brad) Scott Bemis.   James (Jim) McCabe James (Jim) McCabe began his career in 1977 as Location Manager for the made-for-television movie … Read More

FilmL.A. Welcomes BFA/MFA Students, Others, to Hollywood Headquarters

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In the last edition of FilmL.A. eNEWS, we discussed the availability of FilmL.A.’s offices for filming at low cost.  But use of FilmL.A.’s office as a community supportive space runs deeper, as FilmL.A. regularly makes its Hollywood office available to industry and community partners for board and association meetings, production meetings, table reads, and creative writing sessions. FilmL.A.’s conference rooms … Read More

FilmL.A. Celebrates Third Year in Partnership with Pan African Film & Arts Festival

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In early February, FilmL.A. partnered with the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF-LA).  The 2016 festival marked FilmL.A.’s third year as a co-sponsor. PAFF-LA is America’s largest and most prestigious black film festival, which in 2015 came in third in a list of  ‘10 Best Film Festivals in the U.S.’ by USA Today.  Annually, PAFF-LA showcases more than 150 … Read More