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

FilmL.A. Co-Sponsors the 22nd Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival

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Earlier this month, FilmL.A. representatives attended various screenings and events associated with the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF).  The festival is America’s largest and most prestigious black film festival.  This year marked the 22nd anniversary of the festival, which ran from February 6-17.   During the festival a total of 172 films were screened featuring filmmakers from 46 … Read More

FilmL.A. Angel Tree Supports Altadena’s Five Acres

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Each year, the holidays bring an opportunity to give back to the communities we call home. This holiday season, FilmL.A. staffers teamed up with several local production companies and took part in a holiday toy and basic needs drive for residents of the Five Acres Orphanage and Foster Home in Altadena. Five Acres houses 80 children between the ages of … Read More

FilmL.A. Expands Community Relations Department

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FilmL.A. is pleased to announce the appointment of two new additions to its communications department.  Replacing retiring community relations director Geoffrey Smith, community outreach liaisons Arturo Piña and Guy Langman are now charged with growing and implementing FilmL.A.’s neighborhood outreach and education programs. Guy Langman, a Modesto CA native, retired from the U.S. Coast Guard in 2013 after 20+ years … Read More

L.A. Keeping Pace with Trends in Film Office Function

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Last month, the Atlanta City Council approved the creation of a City Office of Entertainment, a move that local media said would help to “streamline the permit process” to shoot in the city and “mitigate neighborhood impacts” from filming. If these phrases sound familiar, then you probably know about FilmL.A. and the work we do here in Los Angeles.  Formed … Read More