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

FilmLA Issues Sixth 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 LA County to on-location filming in June. Over the last twenty-four weeks, FilmLA has received approximately 3,552 film permit applications spanning 2,514 unique projects. For the first time since production resumed, month-over-month permit … Read More

Filming During a Stay at Home Order: Recommendations from FilmLA

FilmLAFor Filmmakers, Production Alerts

Since June, when on-location film production resumed in Los Angeles under modified public health orders, the State of California has viewed workers supporting the film, television and commercial production industry—who number in the hundreds of thousands here in Greater LA— as essential for the state’s critical infrastructure. FilmLA is unaware of any plans to revisit or modify the state’s essential … Read More

FilmLA Issues Fifth Update on Production Restart Progress

FilmLANews Releases, Research4 Comments

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 LA County to on-location filming in June. Over the last twenty weeks, FilmLA has received approximately 2,565 film permit applications spanning 1,967 unique projects. Monthly application intake increased 23.7 percent in … Read More

COVID-19 Pandemic Slices Summer Filming Season in Half

FilmLANews Releases, Research4 Comments

Even as filming is beginning a slow return in Greater Los Angeles, a sobering new report released today reveals the enduring effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the region’s film, television and commercial production industry. Updated data from FilmLA indicate that filming in area communities declined by 54.5 percent year-over-year to muster just 4,199 Shoot Days (SD)* from July through … Read More