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’s Expanded Outreach & Education Program Adds New Team Members

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FilmLA recently celebrated the expansion of its Outreach & Education team (formerly Community Relations). Now comprised of four full-time staff, the team exists to provide constituents with a high level of hands-on service while helping sustain filming’s future in Greater Los Angeles. Coinciding with the team’s expansion and FilmLA’s announcement of the LA Loves Film campaign, Arturo Piña was named Manager … Read More

FilmLA Celebrates Six Years of Community Events and Film-Friendly Fun

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Since 2014, FilmLA has partnered with local elected officials, neighborhood groups and film industry sponsors to facilitate free community events, resource fairs and film screenings for area residents and their families. The assistance FilmLA provides at these events varies, but most often it takes the form of providing refreshments or sourcing projection equipment, securing film licenses and more. FilmLA’s community … Read More

The Los Angeles River Clean-Up is ‘Thirty and Thriving’ Thanks to FoLAR

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The largest organized river clean-up in the United States turned 30 this April, as Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) celebrated with clean-up events spanning the length of the 51-mile Los Angeles River. FoLAR’s ‘La Gran Limpieza’ invited thousands of Angelenos to come together and remove tons of trash and debris from the river.  Organizers divided the river into … Read More