Location Pros Share Advice for Film Hosts at LA Loves Film Event

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On Wednesday, January 15, local business owners, residents, and location professionals gathered at the West Valley / Warner Center Chamber of Commerce for “Bringing Filming to Businesses in the West Valley” – a FilmLA sponsored networking event and panel conversation attached to the LA Loves Film campaign. The event launched with welcoming remarks from Michael Owens of Los Angeles City … Read More

Street Closures for the 92nd Academy Awards

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This next weekend, Hollywood will host the 92nd Academy Awards. Please be advised that a series of road and sidewalk closures will be in effect for the event. Closures will affect all lanes of traffic on Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive. Roads will remain closed until Monday, February 10th at 4 a.m. Below is a list of … Read More

Seeking a Sustainable Future for Filming in LA

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When FilmLA introduced LA Loves Film in late 2019, we did so with the goal of promoting filming sustainability in Los Angeles.  What exactly needs to be done to keep local filming sustainable?  The answers to that question are many, but we’ve found some good first steps. The path to long-term prosperity begins with recognizing that on-location filming happens more … Read More

Celebrating the Region’s Creative Industry – Golden Globes Showcase LA in 2020 Awards Season

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Los Angeles based projects fared well at the 77th annual Golden Globe awards this year.  Local film and television productions were nominated in 35 categories this year including Best Motion Picture, Best Limited Series and Best Animated Feature. In all, local productions walked away with five statuettes. Regional winners in film included, “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” which won three awards including … Read More

Fourth Quarter Filming Falls Five Percent Short

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A seasonal lift across several film production categories arrived too late to satisfy high expectations for 2019, according to new data published today by FilmLA. In several key categories – including Feature Films, TV Dramas, TV Comedies and Web-Based TV, on-location production was more robust from October through December than in any of the three quarters prior. Nonetheless, overall production … Read More