Staffers Complete Marathon Tour of City

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FilmL.A. staff members can frequently be found walking neighborhoods throughout the region. However, four of our employees recently completed a 26.2-mile trek through Los Angeles’ neighborhoods as part of the L.A. Marathon, held May 25, 2009. We congratulate Donita Booker, notification coordinator; Rory Burton, field service representative; Hans Groszkruger, production coordinator; and Todd Lindgren, vice president of communications for crossing … Read More

FilmL.A. Staff Profile: Susan Angrisano

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Oftentimes, the best leaders are those who are hired in the early stages of a business venture and grow alongside their company. As they are promoted to managerial positions, they help establish company policies and procedures and know the company from bottom to top. This can be said of FilmL.A.’s Vice President of Permit Administration, Susan Angrisano, who has been … Read More

Presidential Race Decided Early: Paul Audley, FilmL.A. President

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On October 22, 2008, the FilmL.A. Board of Directors unanimously approved the hiring of Paul Audley as our new President. Paul Audley comes to FilmL.A. from The Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California, for which he served as Arizona state director.  Audley has an extensive background in community-based nonprofit organizations and government, having served … Read More

Dog Days of Summer at FilmL.A.

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Rin Tin Tin, Lassie and Benji are household names. But around the FilmL.A. office, the real canine stars are Pepe, Pennywise, Mundo and Carlos the Jackal, to name just a few. In addition to other things that make FilmL.A. a great place to work, our pro-pooch policy allows employees to bring in their four-legged friends. Faced with coordinating upwards of … Read More

FilmL.A. Staff Profile: Donna Washington

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In 1993, current FilmL.A. Vice President of Permit Operations Donna Washington left her job as a social worker for the County of Los Angeles to accept a position as a film and video permit coordinator for the City of Los Angeles’ Motion Picture and Television Division, under the Board of Public Works. When the City and County of Los Angeles … Read More