COVID-19 Resource Center

FilmLAProduction Alerts

Last update: Monday, February 22 @ 4:00 p.m. At the instruction of our government clients, FilmLA is currently accepting applications for permits to film on-location. On-location film production taking place at this time is subject to strict adherence to health and safety guidelines. The LA County health protocols applicable to film production, recently updated on 1/22/21, are available from the … Read More

COVID-19 Forces Filming to Record Low in Los Angeles

FilmLAProduction Alerts

FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions—today issued a pair of reports illuminating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Los Angeles film economy. FilmLA’s year-end report for 2020 sheds light on the industry’s challenges to resume production last fall, while the 2020 Television Production Report dives deeper into the LA film … Read More

LA County Public Health Issues Updated Guidelines for Filming

FilmLAProduction Alerts

In response to questions and input from representatives of the Los Angeles entertainment industry, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday updated the guidelines that apply to film, television and commercial production in Greater Los Angeles. The new guidelines, outlined in Appendix J of the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order, are applicable immediately to all current … Read More

FilmLA Issues Seventh Update on Production Restart Progress

FilmLANews Releases, Research

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 L.A. County to on-location filming last June. Over the last twenty-nine weeks, FilmLA has processed approximately 4,213 film permit applications spanning 2,985 unique projects. Film permit applications declined steeply last month, dropping 24.9 … Read More

LADPH Urges Film Industry Vigilance to Help Contain COVID-19

FilmLAProduction Alerts

Update 12/29/20 @ 7:45 p.m. — FilmLA today issued a Media Advisory regarding the availability of new permit data in January. The local film industry is highly invested in efforts to control COVID-19, as demonstrated by strict safety protocols and testing that all productions are subject to. Receptive to the guidance of County public health experts, the industry also responsibly … Read More