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Last update: Monday, 7/13/20 @ 2:30 p.m. FilmLA resumed coordination of film permits on Monday, June 15. Please see our latest Production Alert, list of Frequently Asked Questions, our latest update, and growing roster of areas reopening to filming. As we reopen, in order to allow time for government review and community notification, we are making every effort to process … Read More

Second Quarter a Near-Total Loss for On-Location Filming

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FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions, today updated its quarterly report series quantifying on-location filming within its service area. The new report, comparing April- June 2020 with the same period in the prior year, offers a stark portrait of an industry on lockdown – revealing that overall production declined 97.8 … Read More

FilmLA to Begin Accepting Film Permit Applications Starting June 15

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Next Monday, June 15, FilmLA will resume coordinating requests to film on-location in areas under the jurisdiction of the County of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles, and a handful of other local cities.  We look forward to again being of service to the region’s creative community. No new film permits have been issued, and no filming on-location allowed in … Read More

Governor Newsom Sets June Option for Potential Production Restart

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As of today, FilmLA is not currently accepting or processing any applications to film in Greater Los Angeles. But that may soon change, as state and local officials establish timetables and terms for production’s safe and responsible return. On June 5, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that counties throughout the state may begin reopening to film, television and commercial production … Read More

COVID-19 Shutdown Sends Production Levels Lower

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles is down more than 18 percent so far in 2020 and continues to fall, according to a report released today by FilmLA. Among other documented impacts to business in the wake of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, declines in a key measure of entertainment industry output highlight the economic challenges facing LA’s signature industry. … Read More