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

Local Film Production Stabilizes Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

FilmLANews Releases, Research

FilmLA Second Quarter Report 2022

FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today issued an update regarding regional filming activity. After posting three consecutive record-breaking quarters, local filming in the second quarter (“Q2”) of 2022 was down by -5.8 percent over the same period last year. From April through June, FilmLA recorded a total of … Read More


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Production Alert FilmLA

More than a decade ago, leaders in the City of Los Angeles enacted a new policy allowing some city-owned properties to be used for free by the film industry. This includes some municipal buildings (i.e., City Hall) and city managed off-street parking lots.  Today, Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) manages over a hundred and fifteen off-street parking lots that are located everywhere from far north in … Read More

City of Glendale Encouraging Filmmakers to Apply for Permits Early in July

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Production Alert FilmLA

The City of Glendale has asked FilmLA’s assistance in communicating new July permit application deadlines to the film industry. Filmmakers seeking to film in the City of Glendale from July 7 through July 31 are encouraged to submit film permit applications to the City for review ASAP.  For specifics, filmmakers should either email or call (818) 548-4844, and select … Read More

Independence Day Permit Deadlines

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FilmLA, the City and the County of Los Angeles as well as the other jurisdictions we serve will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.  Please see below for changes to the normal permit deadlines: Permits for Monday, July 4th & Tuesday, July 5th must be submitted to our office by 10am on Wednesday, June 29th Permits … Read More