City of Los Angeles Uniformed Fire Safety Officer Rate Increase

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The City of Los Angeles Fire Department has notified FilmLA of an increase in hourly rates for Uniformed Fire Safety Officers (UFSOs), effective April 26, 2021. FilmLA has confirmed that the new rates will apply for all UFSO shifts worked on or after this date.   The revised fee schedule is as follows: Uniformed Fire Safety Officer Hourly Rate (4-hour … Read More

FilmLA to Adjust Service Pricing in May

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Please be advised that FilmLA will implement a revised fee schedule for new permit applications received on or after May 6, 2021.   The decision to increase fees was made in consultation with our government clients and the FilmLA board of directors, which is comprised of film industry and community representatives. It follows a thorough analysis of current program and personnel expenses, and the impact of COVID-19 … Read More

LA County Public Health Issues Updated Guidelines for Filming

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has updated the guidelines that apply to film, television and commercial production in Greater Los Angeles. The new guidelines, outlined in Appendix J of the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order, are applicable immediately to all current and future permits obtained through FilmLA. As before, all permit seekers must affirm their responsibility … Read More

Updates to Reservation System

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The recent addition of a high volume of LA City Parks to our online reservation system created some performance issues which FilmLA has been working hard to address. We appreciate all who shared their experiences with us, and especially appreciate your patience as we work towards improving our processes and systems to better serve the film, television and commercial production industry. … Read More

Los Angeles City Parks Online Reservation System Experiencing Performance Issues

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UPDATE 3/26/21: Since this Production Alert was published, FilmLA has updated its online reservation system. For more details including the new system URL, see the latest Production Alert. FilmLA has been made aware of performance issues affecting the loading times of park properties through the online reservations system. There is a significant lag time for properties to initially load on … Read More