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

UPDATED: LAPD Permit Application Deadline Advisory

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The City of Los Angeles and the LAPD Contract Services Film Unit, which serves as permit authority and approving agency for filming in the City, have notified FilmL.A. that beginning on Monday, February 26, 2018 and continuing for at least 30 days, LAPD will no longer assign resources to review and approve late applications for permitted filming. Because of this, … Read More

Changes to North Broadway Overflow Beginning February 1, 2018

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The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks has notified FilmL.A. that beginning February 1, 2018 the ‘North Broadway Overflow’ located at the corner of Broadway and 1st Street will become a special facility referred to as ‘First and Broadway Civic Center Park’. The new use fee for this location as will be a flat rate of $2800 … Read More

On-Location Filming Stats Reveal 2017 as L.A.’s Second Strongest Year on Record

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On-location filming in the Greater Los Angeles region achieved its second best year on record in 2017, according to data released today by FilmL.A.  Last year on-location filming decreased 3.4 percent (from 39,627 Shoot Days to 38,284 Shoot Days) for a second-place annual finish compared to 2016.  Meanwhile, according to new data, L.A. area sound stage occupancy remains above 92 … Read More

Respite in Areas of Highland Park, 1/19/18 – 4/1/18

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The Los Angeles Police Department, the authority for film permitting in the Los Angeles Region, has decided to implement a filming respite in areas of the Highland Park community. The area bounded by Marmion Way, North and South Avenue 58, North and South Avenue 56, and North Figueroa will be unavailable for new filming requests beginning January 19th, 2018. The … Read More