Community Filming Surveys to Resume in Modified Form

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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

FilmLA Issues Second Update on Production Restart Progress

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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 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

Second Quarter a Near-Total Loss for On-Location Filming

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FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions, today updated its quarterly report series quantifying on-location filming within its service area. The new report, comparing April- June 2020 with the same period in the prior year, offers a stark portrait of an industry on lockdown – revealing that overall production declined 97.8 … Read More

Increase in L.A. County Fire Hourly FSA Rate, Effective July 1, 2020

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Updated: 07/01/20 FilmLA has been informed that effective July 1, 2020, the County of Los Angeles Fire Department (LACoFD) will increase the hourly pay rate for Fire Safety Advisors (FSA) from $55.17 to $56.55. 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 … Read More

FilmLA Issues Update to Ongoing Sound Stage Study

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FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today updated its ongoing study of filming taking place on L.A. area certified sound stages. FilmLA’s latest Sound Stage Production Report aggregates data supplied by an expanded list of studio partners to quantify occupancy, film use, and non-film use of 246 certified sound … Read More