Scripted TV Still the Bright Spot in L.A. Production Picture

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Television Dramas 2nd Quarter 2019

Scripted television remains the bright spot in the L.A. production picture, according to the latest quarterly data from FilmLA.  On-location filming within that jobs-rich sector increased in the second quarter, while feature, commercial and reality TV production lost ground.  Across all tracked filming categories, on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles slipped 3.9 percent in the second quarter of 2019.  In … Read More

California Tops for TV in 2018, Finds FilmLA Research Report

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Today, FilmLA released a new report prepared by its research division. The 2018 Television Report offers an overview of the current production landscape for U.S. based television series and new TV projects (i.e. pilots).  In addition to quantifying California’s capture of this economically important business, the report assesses some of the trends shaping series production across broadcast, cable and digital networks. “This … Read More

On-Location Feature Production Rises for Third Consecutive Quarter

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles rose 3 percent in the third quarter of 2018, according to a FilmL.A. report released today.  In all, 9,734 Shoot Days (SD)* were logged during the period, including all filming categories tracked by the nonprofit.  On-location Feature production is up for a third consecutive quarter. “We’re grateful for the continued positive impact of the … Read More