L.A. Area Feature Film Production Falls in Early ‘15

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On-location film production in Greater Los Angeles slipped 3.1 percent in the first quarter of 2015 to 8,707 Shoot Days*, according to a new research update from FilmL.A. The not-for-profit organization FilmL.A. serves as the official film office of the City of Los Angeles, the County of Los Angeles and other area jurisdictions. FilmL.A.’s report illustrates to what extent L.A. … Read More

L.A. Films Take Gold at the 87th Academy Awards

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Los Angeles area films fared well at the 87th Annual Academy Awards last evening. L.A. based films were nominated in 25 categories including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Animated Feature. In all, the region walked away with a total of seven statuettes. Regional winners were American Sniper, Best Sound Editing, Interstellar, Best Visual Effects, Big Hero 6, … Read More

On-Location Filming in Los Angeles Increases 9.6 Percent in 2014

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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 from its research division. “On-Location Filming in Los Angeles: 2010-2014,” is the first report from FilmL.A. to feature a Shoot Day (SD)* based system for film production tracking and measurement. The report reveals a 9.6 percent increase in area filming for … Read More

Los Angeles Wins Awards at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards

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Los Angeles based projects fared well at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, which aired yesterday. L.A. based film and television productions were nominated in 14 categories including Best Performance by an Actress-Motion Picture and Best Television Series-Comedy or Musical. By the end of the evening, five awards went to L.A. based productions. Regional winners in film were, Whiplash which … Read More

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