Seeking a Sustainable Future for Filming in LA

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When FilmLA introduced LA Loves Film in late 2019, we did so with the goal of promoting filming sustainability in Los Angeles.  What exactly needs to be done to keep local filming sustainable?  The answers to that question are many, but we’ve found some good first steps. The path to long-term prosperity begins with recognizing that on-location filming happens more … Read More

Celebrating the Region’s Creative Industry – Golden Globes Showcase LA in 2020 Awards Season

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Los Angeles based projects fared well at the 77th annual Golden Globe awards this year.  Local film and television productions were nominated in 35 categories this year including Best Motion Picture, Best Limited Series and Best Animated Feature. In all, local productions walked away with five statuettes. Regional winners in film included, “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” which won three awards including … Read More

FilmLA Notices of Filming: Still Blue, But More Green

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If you live or work in Greater Los Angeles and have ever welcomed a film production to your neighborhood, you’re probably familiar with the blue Notices of Filming distributed by FilmLA. Six days a week, FilmLA’s Field Services team works diligently to hand deliver these notices to local homes and businesses.  Each includes important details about upcoming filming activity.  The … Read More

FilmLA’s Expanded Outreach & Education Program Adds New Team Members

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FilmLA recently celebrated the expansion of its Outreach & Education team (formerly Community Relations). Now comprised of four full-time staff, the team exists to provide constituents with a high level of hands-on service while helping sustain filming’s future in Greater Los Angeles. Coinciding with the team’s expansion and FilmLA’s announcement of the LA Loves Film campaign, Arturo Piña was named Manager … Read More

FilmLA Celebrates Six Years of Community Events and Film-Friendly Fun

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Since 2014, FilmLA has partnered with local elected officials, neighborhood groups and film industry sponsors to facilitate free community events, resource fairs and film screenings for area residents and their families. The assistance FilmLA provides at these events varies, but most often it takes the form of providing refreshments or sourcing projection equipment, securing film licenses and more. FilmLA’s community … Read More