L.A. Region Projects Earn 71 Industry Awards: FilmL.A.’s 2017 Season Recap

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As the 2017 Awards Season begins to winds down, FilmL.A. is here to remind our readers of how well L.A. area productions fared for the season. This year marks FilmL.A.’s third year of regional awards tracking and reporting. It is always thrilling to see local talent rewarded for the outstanding work they do, and this season offered numerous wins to … Read More

“La La Land” the 11th Film to Win Six Oscars – Most in Show

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Hollywood was aglow for the 89th Academy Awards on February 26. L.A.-based films were nominated for 20 awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Animated Feature. In all, projects made in the Greater Los Angeles Region were honored with seven statuettes. The Oscar for Best Animated Feature went to Zootopia. In acceptance, the filmmakers expressed an interest in creating … Read More

Made in Hollywood Honors Highlights L.A. Made Projects

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In February, FilmL.A. was proud to support the sixth annual Made in Hollywood Honors (MIHH), together with the Los Angeles City Council and seven other MIHH partner organizations. The Honors took place on the Heart of Hollywood Terrace at 1600 VINE in Hollywood. FilmL.A. has participated at the sponsor level for four years. The MIHH program salutes films nominated for Academy Awards® … Read More

California Receives 60% of Super Bowl LI Commercial Production

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Last year, the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP), with help from FilmL.A. Research, began a thorough analysis of Super Bowl commercial production to determine how much of the production work for these projects happens in the Greater Los Angeles Region. The results of the year-long study were presented in a Los Angeles Times story in February, which highlighted, among … Read More

ROAD CLOSURES FOR THE 89TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS

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This upcoming weekend, Hollywood will host the 89th Academy Awards. Please be advised that a series of road and sidewalk closures will be in effect for the event. Closures will affect all lanes of traffic on Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive. Roads will remain closed until Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 6 a.m. Below is a list … Read More

L.A. Big 5K & Sketchers L.A. Marathon, March 18 & 19: Street/Lane Closures in Affected Areas

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The 2017 Sketchers Performance LA Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 19, 2017, with the L.A. 5K held the day before on Saturday, March 18, 2017.  The Marathon will begin at Dodger Stadium and follow a route that crosses into Downtown Los Angeles, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Century City, Westwood, Brentwood and Santa Monica. A complete list of … Read More

METRO Presents CicLAVia – Culver City Meets Venice 03/26/17

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On Sunday, March 26, 2017, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAVia – Culver City Meets Venice. Beginning at 9 am, 6 miles of area streets along Washington Blvd., Washington Place, Venice and Grand will be closed. Intended to create a stronger sense of community in the Culver City/Venice areas, CICLAVIA closes streets for residents to run, walk, bicycle, … Read More

FilmL.A.’s Board of Directors Includes New Leaders for 2017

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Last December, acting on the recommendation of its nominating committee, the FilmL.A. board of directors voted unanimously to extend the service terms of thirteen of its members, name four new members to the board and appoint a new slate of officers and executive committee. FilmL.A. is governed by an all-volunteer board of directors, which includes entertainment industry executives, labor and … Read More

Twenty-two Academy Award Nominations go to L.A. Based Films!

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In January, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards. Los Angeles based projects received 22 total nominations!   Leading in Oscar nominations was La La Land with a record 14 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director -Damien Chazelle, and Best Original Screenplay. The nominations for Best Lead Actor and Actress went to … Read More