UPDATED: LAPD Permit Application Deadline Advisory

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The City of Los Angeles and the LAPD Contract Services Film Unit, which serves as permit authority and approving agency for filming in the City, have notified FilmL.A. that beginning on Monday, February 26, 2018 and continuing for at least 30 days, LAPD will no longer assign resources to review and approve late applications for permitted filming. Because of this, … Read More

Changes to North Broadway Overflow Beginning February 1, 2018

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The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks has notified FilmL.A. that beginning February 1, 2018 the ‘North Broadway Overflow’ located at the corner of Broadway and 1st Street will become a special facility referred to as ‘First and Broadway Civic Center Park’. The new use fee for this location as will be a flat rate of $2800 … Read More

Respite in Areas of Highland Park, 1/19/18 – 4/1/18

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The Los Angeles Police Department, the authority for film permitting in the Los Angeles Region, has decided to implement a filming respite in areas of the Highland Park community. The area bounded by Marmion Way, North and South Avenue 58, North and South Avenue 56, and North Figueroa will be unavailable for new filming requests beginning January 19th, 2018. The … Read More

Special Coordination for DTLA Construction of the Main & Spring Forward Project

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The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) in partnership with Councilmember Jose Huizar’s ‘DTLA Forward Initiative’ will begin the implementation of the Complete Streets project in Downtown L.A. where construction will take place along Spring Street from 1st to 8th Streets. The construction will improve intersections and crossings for pedestrians, upgrade existing bicycle lanes, reduce bus-bicycle conflict by relocating bicycle … Read More

FIRE SAFETY ADVISOR (FSA) RATE INCREASE, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018

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The Los Angeles County Fire Department has informed FilmL.A. that January 1, 2018 will bring an increase in hourly fees for Fire Safety Advisors (FSAs). The revised fee schedule is as follows:   FIRE SAFETY ADVISOR INCREASE EFFECTIVE 01/01/2018 Rate: up to 8 hours (4 hr. min) $52.70 an hour (Prior Rate $51.67 an hour) Rate: 8 to 12 hours $79.05 an hour (Prior Rate … Read More

‘NIGHT ON BROADWAY’ EVENT – STREET CLOSURES, 1/26 – 1/28

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

Night On Broadway will take place on Saturday, January 27th 2018. In preparation for this event, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will begin closing roadways at 6 a.m. on Friday, January 26th. Roadways will not re-open until noon on Sunday, January 28th. Below is a list of street closures to note:   Further restrictions not reflected on the … Read More

HCID Properties Off Line for Production Use 1/15/2018

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Effective January 15th, 2018, the following HCID (Housing + Community Investment Department) properties will permanently go offline for production use. 2375 W. Washington (aka Washington/Wilton Lot) 4314 W. Adams 6901 S. Main 6527 Crenshaw Reservations on other properties can be made with FilmL.A’s Production Planning team via email at info@filmla.com until 1/14/18.

Wildfire-Related Filming Announcements

FilmL.A.For Filmmakers, Production Alerts

As a service to the production community, FilmL.A. has consolidated all recent fire-related updates pertaining to filming. Please bookmark this post to access the most recent information including the following updates from the City and County of Los Angeles: Update 12/14/17, 1:23 p.m. The United States Forest Service has announced that due to continued extreme fire danger, the decision has … Read More

CicLAvia Iconic Wilshire – December 10th

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On Sunday, December 10th, 2017, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAVia – Iconic Wilshire Blvd. Beginning at 9 am, area streets along Wilshire Blvd. between Western Ave. and Spring St. and Spring St. from Wilshire Blvd. to 4th St. will be closed to vehicular traffic to allowing access to pedestrians and cyclists. Intended to create a stronger sense of community in … Read More

Santa Monica Holiday Restrictions 2017

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The City of Santa Monica will impose a holiday moratorium that will go into effect on November 20th, 2017 and last through January 2nd, 2018. During the holiday moratorium, filming and production parking will not be permitted in commercial areas of the City of Santa Monica. The areas affected by the moratorium are: Downtown Santa Monica (DTSM) Wilshire Bl., Lincoln … Read More