New L.A. County Road Fees to Take Effect 7/1/15

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the latest in a series of planned film fee increases from the Department of Public Works. The revised fees, which officially take effect on July 1, 2015, are as follows: L.A. County Road Use Fee: $330.00 (from $328.00) L.A. County Road Application Fee: $149.00 (from $148.00) L.A. County Encroachment Fee: $273.00 (from $271.00) For questions … Read More

LAUSD to Increase Filming Fees; New Fee Schedule Effective 6/1/15

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The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has revised its schedule of fees to film or park at District-owned locations. A copy of the revised fee schedule is attached to this alert and will soon appear the FilmL.A. website, The new rates will take effect June 1, 2015. Soon, LAUSD staff and students will enjoy their annual summer recess. The … Read More

Summer Filming Restrictions for L.A. County Beaches

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Summer is nearly upon us, bringing the return of filming restrictions for L.A. County Beaches. All Los Angeles County Beaches will be off-limits for weekend filming beginning this Saturday, May 16th through Sunday, September 6th. This year the Department of Beaches and Harbors has also announced that no beach filming may take place on Friday, May 22nd, in anticipation of … Read More

LACCD Signs Pilot Partnership with FilmL.A.

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This month, FilmL.A. finalized a pilot partnership agreement with the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) to facilitate filming at four LACCD campuses and the downtown district office. With a seventy-seven year history, LACCD is the largest community college district in the United States. FilmL.A. will coordinate filming at the LACCD’s downtown district office, Los Angeles Harbor College in the … Read More

Major Construction in the City of Santa Monica

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FilmL.A. has been informed that two long-term construction projects will take place in the City of Santa Monica, the first is the Colorado Esplanade Project and the second is the California Incline Renovation Project. Please note that there will be a significant amount of traffic and noise in and around the affected areas. Permits for production related activity and/or parking … Read More

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