UPDATED: LAPD Permit Application Deadline Advisory

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The City of Los Angeles and the LAPD Contract Services Film Unit, which serves as permit authority and approving agency for filming in the City, have notified FilmL.A. that beginning on Monday, February 26, 2018 and continuing for at least 30 days, LAPD will no longer assign resources to review and approve late applications for permitted filming. Because of this, … Read More

A Festival to Celebrate the Departing 6th Street Bridge

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In late October, thousands of Angelenos gathered at the 6th Street Viaduct to bid goodbye to a Los Angeles icon.  The 6th Street Bridge, a neighborhood landmark made famous on the small and silver screens, is earmarked for demolition and replacement.  It seemed only fitting that FilmL.A. join other sponsors and the office of Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar, … Read More

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles hosts 5th Annual “On Location” Film Festival

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Earlier this month, FilmL.A. sponsored NewFilmmakers Los Angeles’ (NFMLA) fifth annual “On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project” film festival.  Co-presented by KTLA, On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project is a film festival and awards program that celebrates Los Angeles as a city and filming location. The short films screened at “On-Location” employ the City of Los Angeles as … Read More

FilmL.A. Continues Support for Community Film Screenings

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FilmL.A. continues to work with City and County partners to bring free summer entertainment to local neighborhoods! FilmL.A., in partnership with the offices of the Los Angeles City Council, local Neighborhood Councils, community organizations and the film industry has worked to help bring free outdoor movie screenings to neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles.  Taking many forms, such as film licensing fees, … Read More

FilmL.A. Offers Support for Community Film Screenings

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In support of its outreach and education efforts, FilmL.A. has partnered with Los Angeles City Council District Offices, California State Assemblymembers, local Neighborhood Councils and the industry to sponsor several summer movie nights for area residents.  FilmL.A.’s Community Outreach Liaisons Arturo Piña and Guy Langman, who oversee the summer screening sponsorships, describe the program as one way that FilmL.A. thanks … Read More

Remembering Officer Christopher Cortijo, Friend of FilmL.A.

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Last week, the City of Los Angeles paused to pay tribute to one of its own. Long-serving LAPD Motorcycle Officer Christopher Cortijo was laid to rest last Tuesday.   Officer Cortijo tragically lost his life in a traffic accident earlier this month. During his career, Officer Cortijo received 130 commendations for police professionalism and was twice named “Officer of the Year.”  … Read More