Production Parking to Be Limited Near Vote Centers on Election Day

FilmLAFor Filmmakers, Production Alerts

Please be advised that by order of the City and County of Los Angeles, vehicle parking and posting for film production purposes will be prohibited within 300 feet of LA County Vote Centers this upcoming Election Day: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020.   This prohibition shall not automatically apply prior to Election Day near Vote Centers open for early voting. In these … Read More

COVID-19 Resource Center

FilmLAProduction Alerts

Last update: Monday, 10/19/20 @ 9:00 a.m. FilmLA resumed coordination of film permits on Monday, June 15. Please see our Production Alert, list of Frequently Asked Questions, latest update on restart progress, and current list of areas open to filming. The LA County health protocols applicable to film production are available from the County’s website (also available in Spanish). These … Read More

COVID-19 Pandemic Slices Summer Filming Season in Half

FilmLANews Releases, Research1 Comment

Even as filming is beginning a slow return in Greater Los Angeles, a sobering new report released today reveals the enduring effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the region’s film, television and commercial production industry. Updated data from FilmLA indicate that filming in area communities declined by 54.5 percent year-over-year to muster just 4,199 Shoot Days (SD)* from July through … Read More

FilmLA Issues Third Update on Production Restart Progress

FilmLANews Releases, Research5 Comments

FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today issued an update regarding regional filming activity following the reopening of most areas in LA County to production. After receiving the go-ahead from local authorities to begin processing film permits, FilmLA resumed remote office operations on June 15. Limited filming activity was … Read More

Community Filming Surveys to Resume in Modified Form

FilmLAFor Communities, For Filmmakers, Production Alerts

The Community Filming Survey is a time-tested tool used by FilmLA and public authorities to discover neighborhood concerns with upcoming filming activity.  Usually required in advance of more complicated shoots, Filming Surveys are conducted door-to-door near planned film locations by production companies or their hired representatives.  When Greater Los Angeles reopened to filming on June 15 after the COVID-19 shutdown, City … Read More