L.A. Big 5K and ASICS L.A. Marathon, March 14th & 15th, 2015: City to Restrict Filming / Street / Lane Closures in Affected Areas

FilmL.A.Production Alerts

The 2015 ASICS L.A. Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 with the L.A. Big 5K held the day before on Saturday, March 14th, 2015. The Marathon will begin at Dodger Stadium and follows a route which crosses into Downtown Los Angeles, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Century City, Westwood, Brentwood and Santa Monica. … Read More

Road Closures for the 87th Annual Academy Awards

FilmL.A.Awards, Production Alerts

This upcoming weekend, Hollywood will host the 87th Academy Awards. Please be advised that a series of road and sidewalk closures will be in effect, the first of which began Sunday, February 15th. Closures will affect all lanes of traffic on Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive. Roads will remain closed until Tuesday, February 24th 2015 at 6 … Read More

City of Newport Beach Partners with FilmL.A. for Permits

FilmL.A.For Communities, For Filmmakers, Production Alerts

The City of Newport Beach has approved an agreement with FilmL.A. establishing the not-for- profit as the film permit coordinator for the area. FilmL.A. will now accept applications for permits to film within Newport Beach city limits. The City of Newport Beach is located in the coastal center of Orange County, with Los Angeles County to the north and San … Read More

Use of Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) on Film Shoots

FilmL.A.For Filmmakers, Production Alerts

Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it will allow the restricted use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) — or “drones” — on film and TV shoots involving a select group of six aerial photo and video production companies. The FAA granted the regulatory exemptions as the first step to allowing the film and television industry the use of … Read More

REMINDER: Permit Operations Policy

FilmL.A.Featured Content, For Filmmakers, Production Alerts

Here at FilmL.A. we strive to serve and support our production clients with a high level of customer service, prompt responsiveness, flexibility, and up-to-the-minute location and neighborhood updates. Ultimately, we are here to provide assistance and guidance toward the common goal of successful on-location production. We are aware that the nature of production often includes last-minute schedule changes, talent or … Read More

Southwest Marine Will Officially Re-Open for Filming

FilmL.A.For Filmmakers, Production Alerts

The Port of Los Angeles has informed FilmL.A. that Southwest Marine will officially re- open for filming. The official date is Monday, March 24th, 2014. However, due to scheduled environmental remediation obligations, the facility will close to filming on August 31st, 2014. Southwest Marine is a ship-repair facility on Terminal Island in the Port of Los Angeles. It was once … Read More

FilmL.A. Partners with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to Represent Los Angeles International (LAX), LA/Ontario International (ONT) and Van Nuys (VNY) Airports

FilmL.A.Featured Content, For Communities, Production Alerts

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has approved an agreement with FilmL.A., establishing the not for profit as the film permit coordinator for the area offering filmmakers more convenient access to a variety of unique locations. FilmL.A. will begin accepting applications for permits to film at Los Angeles International, LA/Ontario International and Van Nuys airports starting March 3rd, 2014. Los Angeles … Read More