The Sleuths at the Floral Parade

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Article written by Mary Mallory The Tournament of Roses Parade is going on its 122th year, and grows more elaborate and beautiful every year.  Bands, floats, cars, horses, and even celebrities take part in this festive annual event.  This year, Paramount Pictures is even entering a float celebrating its 100th anniversary, honoring “Titanic” and “Wings”, the first feature film awarded … Read More

93 Days and $20.2 Million: The Economic Impact of One Film

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From September to November 2009, one major motion picture filmed in Los Angeles and spent $20,210,176.  For confidentiality reasons, the name of the film has been withheld.  The following is a detailed breakdown of how that money was spent: Hotel room days: 213 $66,061 Car rental days: 655 $45,070 Catering, bakery goods & other food items $751,790 Hardware & lumber … Read More

Film Works Testimonials – Angelenos Who Don’t Take the Biz for Granted

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It’s once again time to share some of the testimonies we’ve received from supporters about why filming in Los Angeles matters to them.  When Film Works published the first “I Support Filming in Los Angels Because” post in March, we were struck by how many comments ran counter to the rumored perception that many Angelenos take the entertainment industry for … Read More