Emerging Leaders: FilmL.A.’s Krishna Asani

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Krishna Asani, FilmL.A.’s newly appointed Director of Field Services, has been with FilmL.A. since 2007 and since that time has worked to take the company’s growing field operation to a new level. Krishna moved to Los Angeles from seaside San Diego in 1993 with the dream of pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. Nurturing acting ambitions through a series … Read More

Behind the Scenes: FilmL.A.’s Permit Administration Department

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The process of creating content for film, television or the web can be a long one, even before you move onto location selection and securing permits.  When obtaining a permit is your next step, FilmL.A.’s Permit Administration Department stands ready to lend a hand. FilmL.A.’s Permit Administration group is often the first point of contact for filmmakers and community members … Read More

FilmL.A.’s Production Planning Team: Local Filmmakers’ Inside Connection

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Locking in locations for your next feature film, television show, commercial or web series can be a daunting task.  Many a production team has scouted a prime location, only to later discover that there are filming restrictions at that site or that another production already has a permit to film in the vicinity.  Early access to information can help filmmakers avoid … Read More

FilmL.A.’s Field Services Team: Neighborhood Partners Since 1996

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Films, television shows, and commercials are created on streets where others live, work and play.  As such, balancing the needs of filmmakers, residents and businesses is key to FilmL.A.’s mission.  FilmL.A.’s Field Services Representatives (FSRs) provide community stakeholders and production companies with personal, ground level-support before production trucks ever roll into area neighborhoods. FilmL.A. introduced its Notification service to the … Read More

Team FilmL.A. Participates in the 2014 LA Marathon

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On March 9, Team FilmL.A. came together for another go at the ASICS Los Angeles Marathon.  Team FilmL.A. included FilmL.A. Monitor Adam Meyer, Production Planning Manager Amy Soule, Production Planning Coordinator Daniel Alvarez and Accounting Assistant Bryan Gonzalez. Team FilmL.A. joined 21,829 runners from all 50 U.S. States and 55 nations, all eager to make the mass trek from Dodger’s … Read More

New Faces for FilmL.A. Board of Directors in 2014

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FilmL.A.’s Board of Directors has new leadership for 2014. Last December, acting on the recommendations of its nominating subcommittee, the board voted unanimously to extend the service terms of thirteen of its members, name four new members to the board and appoint a new slate of officers and executive committee. FilmL.A. is governed by an all-volunteer board of directors, which … Read More

FilmL.A. Expands Community Relations Department

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FilmL.A. is pleased to announce the appointment of two new additions to its communications department.  Replacing retiring community relations director Geoffrey Smith, community outreach liaisons Arturo Piña and Guy Langman are now charged with growing and implementing FilmL.A.’s neighborhood outreach and education programs. Guy Langman, a Modesto CA native, retired from the U.S. Coast Guard in 2013 after 20+ years … Read More

FilmL.A. Employees Get Recognition in Print

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To recognize staffers for providing fantastic customer service to industry customers, government clients and community stakeholders, FilmL.A. introduced its G.R.I.P. program (Giving Recognition in Print) in 2007. Under the G.R.I.P. program, FilmL.A. supervisors and peers can commend their co-workers for acts of exemplary customer service.  Company-wide recognition and token bonuses memorialize employees’ achievements and motivate staffers to go the extra … Read More

Team FilmL.A. – Pounds the Pavement During 2013 L.A. Marathon

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  On March 17, FilmL.A. staffers arrived at Dodger Stadium ready to take part in the 27th annual ASICS Los Angeles Marathon.  Dressed in matching FilmL.A. tech-shirts, the group was race ready. Team FilmL.A. joined 24,000 excited participants in the mass trek from downtown to Santa Monica.  Adding to the excitement of the day were 35 bands, five entertainment centers … Read More

New Faces for FilmL.A. Board in 2013

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FilmL.A.’s Board of Directors has new leadership for 2013. Last December, acting on the recommendations of its nominating subcommittee, the board voted unanimously to extend the service terms of six of its members, name two new members to the board and appoint a new slate of officers and executive committee. FilmL.A. is governed by an all-volunteer board of directors, which … Read More