Cancellations and Low Pilot Yields Affect Q2 Stats; TV Comedies & TV Web see Record High, Year-to-Date

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On-location film production in Greater Los Angeles slipped 4.7 percent between April and June, 2017 to 9,466 Shoot Days (SD)*, according to an update from FilmL.A. Local on-location Feature production decreased 18.5 percent (1,067 SD) in the second quarter. “Declines in any category need to be put in context: the year-to-date comparison for the last seven years shows 2017 is second … Read More

FilmL.A. Sponsors PaleyFest 2016, Celebrates Local Featured Shows

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PaleyFest LA is a unique, 10-day event that brings television fans together for “meet and greets” with the stars and creators of their favorite shows.  Named for William S. Paley, the founder of CBS and The Paley Center for Media, PaleyFest 2016 is produced with the support of various industry partners.  This year marked FilmL.A.’s second year of sponsorship and … Read More

Jobs Optimism Grows as Filmmakers Invest in L.A.

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When the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program 2.0 debuted in July, supporters looked with anticipation to the fall, when the benefits of the new program would first be seen.  And now, a little less than six months since initial program funds were allocated, production is booming in Greater Los Angeles and jobs optimism is on the rise. All … Read More