Forest Service Unable to Process Permit Applications During System Maintenance, Closed on October 14th

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The United States Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service and the Angeles National Forest have informed FilmLA that due to routine database maintenance, the Forest Service will be unable to process new requests for permitting as normal. Scheduled database maintenance will begin September 30th and last through October 8th, 2019. Additionally, the U.S. Forest Service and the Angeles National Forest … Read More

CicLAvia-Meet the Hollywoods, August 18th

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On Sunday, August 18th, 2019, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAVia – Meet the Hollywoods. Beginning at 9 am, portions of area streets will be closed to vehicular traffic allowing access to pedestrians and cyclists. Intended to create a stronger sense of community, CicLAvia closes streets for residents to run, walk, bicycle, or skate upon, limiting their availability for motor … Read More

Scripted TV Still the Bright Spot in L.A. Production Picture

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Television Dramas 2nd Quarter 2019

Scripted television remains the bright spot in the L.A. production picture, according to the latest quarterly data from FilmLA.  On-location filming within that jobs-rich sector increased in the second quarter, while feature, commercial and reality TV production lost ground.  Across all tracked filming categories, on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles slipped 3.9 percent in the second quarter of 2019.  In … Read More

Increase in L.A. County Fire Hourly FSA Rate, Effective July 1, 2019

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FilmLA was today informed that effective July 1, 2019, the County of Los Angeles Fire Department (LACoFD) will increase the hourly pay rate for Fire Safety Advisors (FSA) from $52.70 to $55.14. Existing criteria will remain in effect regarding FSA assignments, including: All job assignments are scheduled for a minimum of four hours per day. Time-and-a-half rates apply after an … Read More

Increase in L.A. County Roads & County Flood Fees Effective July 1, 2019

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Effective July 1, 2019, a revised schedule of L.A. County road and flood fees will take effect, as happens annually. The revised fee schedule is as follows: L.A. COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS: Road Fees L.A. COUNTY ROAD INSPECTION FEE:  $370.00 (previously $360.00) ROAD APPLICATION FEE/ISSUANCE FEE:  $168.00 (previously $163.00) ROAD ENCROACHMENT PERMIT PROCESSING FEE:  $306.00 (previously $297.00) L.A. COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS: … Read More