Update on LA County Road, Location Closures Due to Woolsey & Hill Fires

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Due to the devastating wildfires that recently swept thorough multiple communities along the Santa Monica Mountains, many area locations remain off limits for filming.  FilmL.A. joins all Angelenos in appreciation of the firefighters and other emergency responders still working diligently to contain these fires and safeguard lives and property. Any property still subject to evacuation order, or made inaccessible due to … Read More

Angeles National Forest November Application Deadlines

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Due to upcoming planned computer maintenance for all US Forest Service offices in the State of California, please note the following deadlines and restrictions for film/photo permit applications for activity in the Angeles National Forest. Date of Planned Activity Application Submission Deadline Tuesday, November 13th November 6th Wednesday, November 14th November 7th Thursday, November 15th November 8th Friday, November 16th … Read More

Temporary Holiday Moratorium for the LAX Area

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In an ongoing effort to provide future filming opportunities on active roads in Southern California, the LAX Film Office and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have notified FilmL.A. that there will be a temporary holiday moratorium on any permit requests for closures and/or rolling breaks on any roadways within a four (4) mile radius of LAX Airport.  The moratorium will … Read More

Generator Safety and Emissions Recall Notice

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Please be advised, there has been a recall notice issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for the American Honda Portable Generator, Model EU2000i. As a result, the Los Angeles Fire Department has notified FilmL.A. that the use of any American Honda Generator, Model EU2000i with serial numbers that fall between EAAJ-2260273 and EAAJ-2485025 is strictly prohibited. Any consumer … Read More

2018-19 Holiday Filming Restrictions

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In an effort to reduce the impacts of construction, events and filming to businesses and merchants that rely on revenue generated during the holiday season, the City of Los Angeles implements a relaxation of production activity in commercial districts from November 19, 2018 through January 2, 2019. Filming activity including lane closures, street closures and street parking will be limited in … Read More

‘Main & Spring Forward Project’ September 10th – 30th

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FilmL.A. just received notice that construction associated with the ‘Main and Spring Forward Project‘ began this week and will continue through September 30th, 2018. During this time, requests for production activity on Spring Street that include posting, lane closures and/or exterior activity will need to be reviewed and approved on a case by case basis. Additionally, on September 22nd and September 23rd, the … Read More

Plan Ahead for the LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia Event on September 30th

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On Sunday, September 30th, 2018, CicLAvia is partnering with the LA Phil and Community Arts Resources (CARS) to host LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia.  During the event roadways between the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles and the Hollywood Hub & Stage on  Hollywood Blvd. will be closed from 9am, with most streets reopening at 4pm. Intended to … Read More

County Fire Safety Officer (FSO) Rate Increase

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The Los Angeles County Fire Department has notified FilmL.A. of an increase in hourly fees for Fire Safety Officers (FSOs).  The revised fee schedule is as follows: Fire Safety Officer INCREASE EFFECTIVE 08/29/2018 Hourly Rate (4 hour min.): $172.15 an hour   (Prior Rate $166.24 an hour)      For questions about the new fees or for answers to general production related questions, … Read More

Parking Guidelines for Venice Beach Parking Lots

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The Department of Beaches and Harbors has informed FilmL.A. of an update to the policy when utilizing the Venice Beach Parking Lots. Effective immediately all production companies requesting to park at the Washington Blvd., Venice Blvd., and Rose Ave. parking lots will need to adhere to the following guidelines: A parking monitor will be assigned to all Venice lots in … Read More

Notice of FilmL.A. Fee Increase, Effective July 1, 2018

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FilmL.A. will implement a revised fee schedule for new permit applications received on or after July 1, 2018.  The Film & Television industry requested that FilmL.A. update its fees on a more incremental  basis rather than accumulate CPI (Consumer Price Index for the Los Angeles Region) increases over time. The new schedule will reflect raises to FilmL.A.’s standard fees (last … Read More