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

FilmL.A.’s Field Services Team: Neighborhood Partners Since 1996

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Films, television shows, and commercials are created on streets where others live, work and play.  As such, balancing the needs of filmmakers, residents and businesses is key to FilmL.A.’s mission.  FilmL.A.’s Field Services Representatives (FSRs) provide community stakeholders and production companies with personal, ground level-support before production trucks ever roll into area neighborhoods. FilmL.A. introduced its Notification service to the … Read More

FilmL.A. Thanks Local Communities for “Film-Friendliness”

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As a part of FilmL.A.’s outreach and education efforts, last month our Community Outreach Liaisons assisted with a pair of events to thank local communities for welcoming on-location filming in their neighborhoods. First, FilmL.A. staff attended the Cheviot Hills Annual Block Party on July 4. Community Outreach Liaison Arturo Pina staffed a table and answered questions about FilmL.A. and filming … Read More

North Hollywood Coalition Benefits from Hosting Film & Television Production

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The North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry is a coalition of over 10 churches and temples who come together to feed the less fortunate. In operation for 25 years, the 501 (c)3 has over 200 volunteers working year round to feed between 4000 and 5000 people a month. The largest contributor to the pantry is First Christian Church which donates almost … Read More

Team FilmL.A. Participates in the 25th Annual LA River Clean-Up

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This year, Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) conducted its 25th Annual Los Angeles River Clean-Up.  To commemorate this special anniversary, organizers divided the river into three sections and hosted three separate clean-up days. FilmL.A. participated in the clean-up for its third straight year, using it as an opportunity to give back to the local communities where filming happens. This … Read More