Indigenous People’s Day Permit Deadlines

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Production Alert FilmLA

The City and the County of Los Angeles, as well as some of the other jurisdictions we serve, will be closed on Monday, October 10th, 2022 in observance of Indigenous People’s Day. FilmLA will remain open for business. Please note: All permits are due by 10 am on the date listed below. Lane/road closures, drones, and high-impact activity may require … Read More

New LA County Fire Safety Officer Rates Effective October 1

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Production Alert FilmLA

The Los Angeles County Fire Department has informed FilmLA that effective October 1, 2022, the hourly billing rate for a Fire Safety Officer (FSO) will increase from $196.99 per hour to $201.82 per hour. Please note that the new rates apply regardless of the rank of the individual Fire Department representative assigned to provide FSO services. Policies regarding FSO assignment … Read More

Is This Legal or Illegal Filming? Three Things to Watch For 

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legal or illegal filming in los angeles

With so much filming taking place in Greater Los Angeles – more than 100 projects on any given day – it’s important that it take place legally, safely, and with respect for the neighborhoods where it happens. This is why every film permit coordinated by FilmLA goes through a rigorous, multi-agency government approval process. It is also why community outreach … Read More

Labor Day Permit Deadlines

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Production Alert FilmLA

FilmLA, the City and the County of Los Angeles, as well as the other jurisdictions we serve, will be closed on Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day.  Please note that all permits are due by 10 am on the date listed below. Lane/road closures, drones, and high-impact activity may require more lead time. LA City, LA County, Industry, … Read More

FilmLA and City of Glendale Partner to Support Filming

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City of Glendale partners with FilmLA

FilmLA is pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership with the City of Glendale, establishing FilmLA as the centralized coordinator of film permits and related services in the City, effective August 1, 2022 (Prior to that date, inquiries should continue to be directed to the City of Glendale Film and Special Event Office). Glendale is nestled between the … Read More