Permit Application Deadline Reminder

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UPDATE 8/31/21: FilmLA, the City and the County of Los Angeles as well as the other jurisdictions we serve will be closed on Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day. Please see below for temporary changes to the normal permit deadlines. This notice will be removed once the holiday has passed. Permit applications for filming on: Monday, 9/6 and Tuesday, … Read More

COVID-19 Resource Center

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Last update: August 9, 2021 @ 2:50 p.m. NEW — LA County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) has stated in their most recent update to the Health Officer Order that masks must be worn at all times when indoors in public settings, regardless of an individual’s vaccination status. For productions, this means that when filming interior scenes, all cast and … Read More

Production Returns to Pre-Pandemic Levels as Television Continues to Surge

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Following nearly a year and a half of reduced production activity, high on-location production levels from April through June allowed FilmLA to announce its best quarter since late 2019. A total of 9,791 Shoot Days were recorded across all categories in the second quarter of 2021. A year prior, the COVID-19 shutdown sent filming levels crashing to record lows. Last … Read More

FilmLA to Achieve Innovation Milestone with August 9 Launch of MyFilmLA

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FilmLA is committed to streamlining and enhancing the on-location filming process. To advance this mission, we continue to invest in new technology to improve the permit application experience. We are excited to announce that on August 9, FilmLA will commence full-time use of MyFilmLA – our next-generation online permit system – for complete film permit management. From that day on, … Read More

FilmLA and LAUSD Introduce Streamlined License Application

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FilmLA has been working with LAUSD to streamline and clarify the application for filming and production-related parking at district-operated schools and facilities. A newly updated application package combines the LAUSD License Application with the Synopsis & Activity Checklist, which is intended to make the process easier to understand for applicants. With the new application package, formatting has also been reorganized, … Read More