Fiesta Broadway Returns April 29, Filmmakers Should Expect Street Closures in DTLA

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The 2018 Fiesta Broadway street festival and celebration will take place in on Sunday, April 29, 2018.  In preparation for the event, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has planned a series of road closures which will affect surface streets in the Downtown Los Angeles area. LADOT will begin closing roadways at 10 AM on April 28 and re-open area streets at … Read More

FilmL.A. Celebrates 26 Years of the Pan African Film & Arts Festival

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In February, FilmL.A. partnered with the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF-LA). 2018 marked the festival’s 26th year and FilmL.A.’s fifth year as a co-sponsor. PAFF-LA is the largest Black History Month event in the country and America’s largest and most prestigious celebration of black film, arts and culture. Annually, PAFF-LA showcases more than 150 quality new films and features artwork from over … Read More

FX’s “American Crime Story: Versace” Donates to Habitat ReStores

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When film & television shows wrap, they leave behind set pieces that still have a lot of life left in them. Most production houses, including Fox Studios, have teams dedicated to set recycling and industry sustainability and these teams went to work trying to find a home for the set pieces, furniture and decorations from the recently wrapped American Crime Story: Versace. … Read More

UPDATED: LAPD Permit Application Deadline Advisory

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The City of Los Angeles and the LAPD Contract Services Film Unit, which serves as permit authority and approving agency for filming in the City, have notified FilmL.A. that beginning on Monday, February 26, 2018 and continuing for at least 30 days, LAPD will no longer assign resources to review and approve late applications for permitted filming. Because of this, … Read More