Burbank Unified School District Reopens to Filming

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FilmLA is again accepting requests to film and/or park on Burbank Unified School District (BUSD) property, following the reopening of district facilities to filming effective May 28, 2021. No film permits have been issued, and no filming on-location has been allowed on BUSD property since Safer at Home orders were enacted in March of 2020 to slow the spread of COVID-19. All … Read More

Memorial Day Permit Application Deadlines

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FilmLA, the City and the County of Los Angeles, and other jurisdictions we serve will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day. Some City of Los Angeles Departments will also be closed on Friday, May 28. Please see below for changes to the normal permit application and modification deadlines: Permits for Saturday, 5/29 through Tuesday, 6/1 Standard … Read More

City of Los Angeles Uniformed Fire Safety Officer Rate Increase

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The City of Los Angeles Fire Department has notified FilmLA of an increase in hourly rates for Uniformed Fire Safety Officers (UFSOs), effective April 26, 2021. FilmLA has confirmed that the new rates will apply for all UFSO shifts worked on or after this date.   The revised fee schedule is as follows: Uniformed Fire Safety Officer Hourly Rate (4-hour … Read More

FilmLA to Adjust Service Pricing in May

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Please be advised that FilmLA will implement a revised fee schedule for new permit applications received on or after May 6, 2021.   The decision to increase fees was made in consultation with our government clients and the FilmLA board of directors, which is comprised of film industry and community representatives. It follows a thorough analysis of current program and personnel expenses, and the impact of COVID-19 … Read More

LA County Public Health Issues Updated Guidelines for Filming

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has updated the guidelines that apply to film, television and commercial production in Greater Los Angeles. The new guidelines, outlined in Appendix J of the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order, are applicable immediately to all current and future permits obtained through FilmLA. As before, all permit seekers must affirm their responsibility … Read More