Pandemic Era Permitting Picks Up for March

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FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today issued an update regarding regional filming activity. Since the resumption of on-location filming last June, FilmLA has received 6,585 film permit applications, spanning 4,421 unique projects. After the COVID-19 holiday surge and voluntarily industry production pause in December and January, application activity … Read More

City of Los Angeles Uniformed Fire Safety Officer Rate Increase

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The City of Los Angeles Fire Department has notified FilmLA of an increase in hourly rates for Uniformed Fire Safety Officers (UFSOs), effective April 26, 2021. FilmLA has confirmed that the new rates will apply for all UFSO shifts worked on or after this date.   The revised fee schedule is as follows: Uniformed Fire Safety Officer Hourly Rate (4-hour … Read More

Register Today for LA2021: Future of Creative Talent Summit Series

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The Film, Television and Digital Media industries are crucial to Los Angeles County’s identity and economy, and will be integral in its economic recovery during and after the COVID-19 crisis. The LA2021 Future of Creative Talent Summit Series — produced by The County of Los Angeles Chief Executive Office in partnership with Beacon Economics — will be an online venture … Read More

FilmLA to Adjust Service Pricing in May

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Please be advised that FilmLA will implement a revised fee schedule for new permit applications received on or after May 6, 2021.   The decision to increase fees was made in consultation with our government clients and the FilmLA board of directors, which is comprised of film industry and community representatives. It follows a thorough analysis of current program and personnel expenses, and the impact of COVID-19 … Read More

LA County Public Health Issues Updated Guidelines for Filming

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has updated the guidelines that apply to film, television and commercial production in Greater Los Angeles. The new guidelines, outlined in Appendix J of the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order, are applicable immediately to all current and future permits obtained through FilmLA. As before, all permit seekers must affirm their responsibility … Read More