“Film Ready” L.A. Property Company and Local Non-Profit Making “Film Work” for Skid Row Residents

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Film Works is pleased to present our first business profile/public service announcement (PSA) video and blog post.  We contacted Los Angeles-based Cap Equity Locations after hearing about a partnership they formed with SRO Housing, which is “dedicated to building a vibrant community for homeless and low-income individuals.”  Rather write about this partnership, which Film Works thought was fantastic, we decided to … Read More

2010 a “Golden Era” of Film Activity

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There are many ways to track movie and television production, and some are more enlightening than others. One very flawed effort at tracking can be found in a United Nations (UNESCO) press release from 2009 that declared Nigeria had surpassed Hollywood as a film production center, based upon the number of films produced there. But on digging deeper, one finds … Read More

Family-Owned Jackson Shrub: Greening Hollywood Sets Since 1937

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Perhaps no other business epitomizes both the American and Hollywood Dream like Jackson Shrub and Supply.  Family run since 1937, the North Hollywood-based company employs 50 people, whose skill and talent is primarily dedicated to providing the entertainment industry with live plant rentals as well as prop rentals and set construction services. The company’s founder, Cecil Jackson, worked as a … Read More