Fiesta Broadway Coming Up: City to Restrict Filming / Street / Lane Closures in Affected Areas

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The 26th Annual Fiesta Broadway celebration is scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 26th 2015. In preparation for this event, the Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin closing roadways at 12 noon on April 25th. Roadways will not re-open until 5am on April 27th. Below is a list of street closures to make note of: Broadway, Temple to 4th … Read More

Construction Set to Begin August 2015: 6th Street Viaduct

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Please be advised, a construction project is set to begin on the 6th Street Bridge and surrounding areas which will result in several bridge and road closures. Closures of surrounding areas will go into effect within the next few weeks, with demolition of the bridge starting in August 2015. The overall project is scheduled to last well into the year … Read More

Metro Presents CicLAvia – San Fernando Valley 3/22/15

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On a Sunday, March 22, 2015, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host the first ever CicLAvia event in the San Fernando Valley. Beginning at 9 am, 5.5 miles of area streets along Lankershim Boulevard, from Universal City to North Hollywood ending at Coldwater Canyon will be closed. Intended to create a stronger sense of community in the San Fernando … Read More

Helpful Reminders for L.A. County Beaches / Marina Del Rey

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A recent meeting with Los Angeles County Department of Beaches & Harbors (LACODBH) prompted the need to put together some helpful reminders concerning parking needs and Lifeguard assignments at Los Angeles County Beaches and Marina Del Rey: Arrangements for Los Angeles County parking lots must be made with Modern Parking, Inc. (MPI) 2-3 days prior to the first film date/load-in … Read More

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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