The Performing Arts Center Reduces Fees for Overnight Filming in Grand Park

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In response to requests from the film & TV industry the Performing Arts Center (Music Center), Los Angeles County Supervisor, Hilda Solis’ office and the Los Angeles County CEO’s office have notified FilmLA of a reduced fee schedule for the use of Grand Park for overnight filming. For clarity “overnight” filming is activity that occurs between 10 pm until 6 … Read More

Angeles National Forest Extends Review Period for Film Permits

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Angeles National Forest

The United States Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service and the Angeles National Forest have informed FilmLA that due to staffing constraints, the Forest Service will be unable to meet standard turn-around times for film permits. Requests to film in the Angeles National Forest will be considered for approval on a case-by-case basis, until further notice. The minimum review period … Read More

FilmLA to Adjust Service Fees, Introduce Credit Card Option for Payment in July

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Please be advised that FilmLA will implement a revised fee schedule for new permit applications received on or after July 1, 2019.  FilmLA strives to keep fees reasonable and necessary to meet the service expectations of our film industry and municipal clients. All FilmLA fee adjustments are linked to annual changes in the Consumer Price Index. After this adjustment, FilmLA … Read More

Filming Halted at Sybil Brand Institute

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Information Bureau has notified FilmLA that the Sybil Brand Institute is currently unavailable for production related activity. The facility will be off-line for a period of at least 6 months according to personnel. FilmLA will provide updates should they become available. For information about filming within the Los Angeles region or for updates about Sybil … Read More

FilmLA to Update its Insurance Guidelines, May 15th

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FilmLA has updated our insurance requirements affecting wording on Certificates of Insurance (COI) for production activity. These updates are in accordance with current insurance industry standards. Requirements, which go into effect on May 15th, 2019, are outlined in below: FilmLA will no longer accept a “Blanket Endorsement” or “blanket” wording as acceptable. It is now necessary to name “FilmLA and … Read More

Summer 2019 – Filming Restrictions at L.A. County Beaches

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Summer is nearly upon us, bringing the return of filming restrictions for L.A. County Beaches. All Los Angeles County owned and operated beaches including properties located in the City of Marina Del Rey, will be off-limits for weekend filming beginning Saturday, May 18th through Sunday, September 8th. The Department of Beaches and Harbors has also announced that no beach filming … Read More

CicLAvia – Wilmington Happens April 28th

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On Sunday, April 28th, 2019, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAVia – Wilmington. Beginning at 9 am, portions of area streets will be closed to vehicular traffic allowing access to pedestrians and cyclists. Closures are expected to affect M Street between Eubank and Avalon Boulevard, Avalon Boulevard between Pacific Coast Highway and C Street and C Street between Avalon … Read More

Fiesta Broadway Returns April 28, Expect Street Closures in DTLA

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The 2019 Fiesta Broadway street festival and celebration will take place on Sunday, April 28, 2019.  In preparation for the event, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has planned a series of road closures which will affect surface streets in the Downtown Los Angeles area. LADOT will begin closing roadways at 10 AM on April 27 and re-open area … Read More

LAFD to Increase City UFSO Fees Effective 3/18/19

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The Los Angeles City Fire Department’s Board of Commissioners has notified FilmLA of an increase in hourly fees for Uniformed Fire Safety Officers (UFSO). The revised fee schedule is as follows: Uniformed Fire Safety Officer RATE INCREASE EFFECTIVE 03/18/19 Hourly Rate (4 hour min.): $108.00 an hour  (Prior Rate: $85.00 an hour) For questions about the new fees or for … Read More

L.A. Big 5K & Sketchers L.A. Marathon, March 23 & 24: Street/Lane Closures in Affected Areas

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The 2019 Sketchers Performance LA Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019, with the L.A. 5K held the day before on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  The Marathon will begin at Dodger Stadium and follow a route that crosses into Downtown Los Angeles, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Century City, Westwood, Brentwood and Santa Monica. … Read More