2016 Critics’ Choice Awards – Los Angeles Region Winners

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Earlier this month, The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced the winners of the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica, CA. Los Angeles based feature film La La Land, which received the most nominations film of the evening, took home eight awards, the most of the night, including Best Picture, Best Director … Read More

Local Projects and Professionals Shine at 22nd Annual COLA Awards

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The California On Location Awards (COLAs) is the premiere awards program saluting location professionals for demonstrating professional excellence while working on location in the State of California. Hosted by the Film Liaisons in California, Statewide (FLICS), COLA salutes Location Managers, Locations Teams, as well as City, County, State and Federal public employees for their efforts to assist filmmakers working in … Read More

Greater Los Angeles Region Recognizes 12 Local Emmy Award Wins

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In September, L.A.’s entertainment community paused to celebrate its most outstanding television projects with the 68th annual Emmy Awards.  L.A. based film and television productions were nominated in top categories including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.  By the end … Read More

Record Filming Levels Reflect Dynamic Content Mix in L.A.

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FilmL.A. Research issued a new report this week, revealing that on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 3.0 percent last quarter to a record-setting 9,795 Shoot Days (SD)*. From July through September, an increase in Television production (up 2.7 percent to 4,423 SD) offset modest declines in on-location Feature (down 5 percent to 1,089 SD) and Commercials (down 2.6 percent … Read More

Spotlighting Industry Trends – FilmL.A.’s 2016 Pilot Production Study

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Earlier this month, FilmL.A. released its annual Pilot Production Report, which tracks where television pilots are produced each year.  FilmL.A.’s official count shows that 201 broadcast, cable and digital pilots (123 Dramas, 78 Comedies) were produced during the 2015-16 development cycle, just one less than the prior year. Out of those 201 pilots, a total of 79 projects (25 Dramas, … Read More

68th Annual Emmy® Award Nominations Revealed!

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In July, the Television Academy announced the nominations for the 68th annual Emmy® Awards.  The announcement was made during a live broadcast at the Academy’s nominations breakfast. Local television projects received a number of nominations which marked milestones for the region.  The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story received 22 total nominations, making the mini-series this year’s second largest nomination … Read More

Feature Film Production on the Increase in Los Angeles

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 5.8 percent between April and June, 2016 to 9,937 Shoot Days (SD)*, according to an update from FilmL.A. Continuing growth in the Feature Films category, attributable to the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program, helped keep local film crews working. Local on-location Feature production increased 9.7 percent (to 1,309 SD) in the … Read More

2015 Feature Film Production Study

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FilmL.A., the not-for-profit film office serving the Greater Los Angeles region, today announced the release of a new report prepared by its research division. The 2015 Feature Film Production Study analyzes a sample of 109 U.S. feature films released theatrically last year, identifying where they were filmed and how much was spent to produce them. The report also examines California’s … Read More

2016 Daytime Emmy Awards

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Dozens of stars gathered at the Westin Bonaventure for the 2016 Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony earlier this month. The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards recognized outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production. Los Angeles daytime production fared very well this year; area shows and locally-based talent received 13 out of 20 awards for which they were eligible! The … Read More

FilmL.A. Honored as Outstanding Film Commission at LMGI Awards

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On April 23, the locations community gathered at the Alex Theatre in Glendale for the third annual Location Managers Guild International Awards.  Awards were bestowed in six categories including Outstanding Locations in a Period Film, Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film, Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series, Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series, Outstanding Locations in a Commercial. … Read More