L.A. Television Production Numbers Up; Continuing Second Quarter Run

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FilmL.A. — the official film office of the City of Los Angeles, the County of Los Angeles and other area jurisdictions — today updated its regional on-location filming report. The report revealed a repeat of the growth trend from Q2 in the Television production category. Regional on-location Television production increased 31.1 percent in Q3 over the prior year, totaling 5,363 … Read More

FilmL.A. Releases Follow-Up Television Drama Study

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In early August, and in conjunction with Tune In: the Variety TV Summit 2014, FilmL.A. Research released a mini-study about television drama production in California.  The report set out to answer key questions prompted by FilmL.A.’s release of its second quarter On-Location Film Production Report, which revealed unexpectedly strong quarterly gains in local television drama production.  In July, FilmL.A. categorized the … Read More

FilmL.A. Research Releases 2014 Television Pilot Production Report

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Earlier this summer, FilmL.A. Research released its annual television pilot study.  The 2014 Television Pilot Production Report provides updated insight into L.A.’s ongoing loss of new television pilot projects and promising series. Most notably, the 2013/2014 development cycle unfortunately saw New York (with 24 drama projects retained) dethrone Los Angeles (with 19 drama projects retained) to become North America’s most … Read More

TV Production Schedule Shift Gives L.A. Filming False Lift

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FilmL.A. — the official film office of the City of Los Angeles, the County of Los Angeles and other area jurisdictions — today updated its regional on-location filming report. The report showed an unseasonably strong television production yield for the second quarter of 2014, which FilmL.A. attributes to production schedule shifts. “FilmL.A. is committed to broadening understanding of California film … Read More

New York Surpasses Los Angeles in Attracting New TV Drama Pilots

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FilmL.A., the not-for-profit film office serving the Greater Los Angeles Region, today announced the release of a new report prepared by its research division. The 2014 Television Pilot Production Report provides updated insight into L.A.’s ongoing loss of new television pilot projects and promising series. The 2013/2014 development cycle saw New York (with 24 drama projects retained) dethrone Los Angeles … Read More

FilmL.A. Issues New Feature Film Production Report

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FilmL.A., the not-for-profit film office serving the Greater Los Angeles region, today announced the release of a new report prepared by its research division. The 2013 Feature Film Production Study analyzes a sample of 108 U.S. feature films released theatrically last year, identifying where they were filmed, how much was spent to produce them and how many jobs they sustained … Read More

FilmL.A. Research Issues 20-Year Film Production Retrospective

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Earlier this month, FilmL.A. Research published one of its most comprehensive reports ever. The new report, entitled “Filming On-Location in Los Angeles: 1993-2013,” analyzes patterns of growth and decline in local filming brought about by developments in the U.S. domestic film, television and commercial production market. The report includes a detailed examination of filming trends across nine distinct project categories, … Read More

L.A. On-Location Filming Levels Recover 9.5 Percent

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L.A. area on-location filming increased 9.5 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period last year (11,792 permitted production days — or PPD — in 2013 vs. 10,773 PPD in 2012), according to a report released earlier this month by FilmL.A. Growth in the Features production category (up 19.5 percent to 1,959 PPD) and the Commercials category (up … Read More

On-Location Production in Los Angeles Increases in Second Quarter

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L.A. area on-location filming increased 8.6 percent in the second quarter compared to the same period last year (12,173 PPD in 2013 vs. 11,209 PPD in 2012), according to a report released earlier this month by FilmL.A. However, a new 5-year historical analysis revealed consistent under-performance in key Television subcategories.  While on-location television production is driving significant year-over-year gains, historical … Read More