Ciclavia in The Valley – June 24th

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On Sunday, June 24th, 2018, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAvia – The Valley.  Beginning at 9 am, Van Nuys Bl. between San Fernando Rd. and Roscoe Bl. will be closed to vehicular traffic allowing access for pedestrians and cyclists. Intended to create a stronger sense of community, CicLAvia closes streets for residents to run, walk, bicycle, or skate upon, … Read More

Fiesta Broadway Returns April 29, Filmmakers Should Expect Street Closures in DTLA

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The 2018 Fiesta Broadway street festival and celebration will take place in on Sunday, April 29, 2018.  In preparation for the event, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has planned a series of road closures which will affect surface streets in the Downtown Los Angeles area. LADOT will begin closing roadways at 10 AM on April 28 and re-open area streets at … Read More

On Location Feature Production Rises in First Quarter of 2018

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 2.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018, according to a FilmL.A. report released today. In all, 9,724 Shoot Days (SD)* were logged during the period, including all categories tracked by the nonprofit. On-location Feature production experienced its first double digit bump since 2015 (4th quarter), up 11.7 percent to 814 SD. “It … Read More

Summer filming restrictions at L.A. county beaches

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Summer is nearly upon us, bringing the return of filming restrictions for L.A. County Beaches. All Los Angeles County owned and operated beaches including properties located in the City of Marina Del Rey, will be off-limits for weekend filming beginning Saturday, May 19th through Sunday, September 9th. The Department of Beaches and Harbors has also announced that no beach filming may … Read More

Los Angeles Area Projects Win 93 Statuettes this Awards Season

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As the 2018 Awards Season winds down, FilmL.A. is here to remind our readers of how well L.A. area productions fared for the season. This year marks FilmL.A.’s fourth year of regional awards tracking and reporting. It is always thrilling to see local talent rewarded for the outstanding work they do, and this season offered numerous wins to celebrate. For … Read More

FilmL.A. Celebrates 26 Years of the Pan African Film & Arts Festival

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In February, FilmL.A. partnered with the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF-LA). 2018 marked the festival’s 26th year and FilmL.A.’s fifth year as a co-sponsor. PAFF-LA is the largest Black History Month event in the country and America’s largest and most prestigious celebration of black film, arts and culture. Annually, PAFF-LA showcases more than 150 quality new films and features artwork from over … Read More

FX’s “American Crime Story: Versace” Donates to Habitat ReStores

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When film & television shows wrap, they leave behind set pieces that still have a lot of life left in them. Most production houses, including Fox Studios, have teams dedicated to set recycling and industry sustainability and these teams went to work trying to find a home for the set pieces, furniture and decorations from the recently wrapped American Crime Story: Versace. … Read More

Industry’s 90th Oscars Ceremony Highlights L.A. Region’s Brightest Projects

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The glitz and glamour of last evening’s Academy Awards was befitting for the show’s 90 year history! As Hollywood transformed for the Academy Awards on March 4, L.A.-based films were nominated for 17 awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Animated Feature. In all, projects made in the Greater Los Angeles Region were honored with seven statuettes. The Oscar for … Read More

L.A. Big 5K & Skechers L.A. Marathon, March 17 & 18, 2018

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The 2018 Skechers Performance LA Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2018, with the L.A. 5K held the day before on Saturday, March 17, 2018. The Marathon will begin at Dodger Stadium and follow a route that crosses into Downtown Los Angeles, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Century City, Westwood, Brentwood and Santa Monica. A complete list of closures … Read More

Street Closures for the 90th Academy Awards Week

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This upcoming weekend, Hollywood will host the 90th 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 Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 6 a.m. Below is a list … Read More