Production Returns to Pre-Pandemic Levels as Television Continues to Surge

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Following nearly a year and a half of reduced production activity, high on-location production levels from April through June allowed FilmLA to announce its best quarter since late 2019. A total of 9,791 Shoot Days were recorded across all categories in the second quarter of 2021. A year prior, the COVID-19 shutdown sent filming levels crashing to record lows. Last … Read More

FilmLA Issues Fifth 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 since the reopening of LA County to on-location filming in June. Over the last twenty weeks, FilmLA has received approximately 2,565 film permit applications spanning 1,967 unique projects. Monthly application intake increased 23.7 percent in … 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