Fifth Annual Made in Hollywood Honors Celebrates California Film Excellence

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In February, FilmL.A. was proud to support the fifth annual Made in Hollywood Honors (MIHH), together with the Los Angeles City Council and seven other MIHH partner organizations.  The Awards took place on the Heart of Hollywood Terrace at 1600 VINE, which stands on the historic site of the Hollywood Brown Derby in Los Angeles. Each winter, the MIHH program salutes … Read More

FilmL.A. Filmmakers Brunch a Success at Sundance 2016

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In late January, FilmL.A. sent a team to the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT. The purpose of the trip was to network with film and TV decision makers and help market Los Angeles as a film destination. The trip marked FilmL.A.’s fourth year at Sundance. This year, FilmL.A. partnered with the Sundance Institute to organize an invitation-only … Read More

FilmL.A. Continues Support for Community Film Screenings

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FilmL.A. continues to work with City and County partners to bring free summer entertainment to local neighborhoods! FilmL.A., in partnership with the offices of the Los Angeles City Council, local Neighborhood Councils, community organizations and the film industry has worked to help bring free outdoor movie screenings to neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles.  Taking many forms, such as film licensing fees, … Read More

FilmL.A. Offers Support for Community Film Screenings

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In support of its outreach and education efforts, FilmL.A. has partnered with Los Angeles City Council District Offices, California State Assemblymembers, local Neighborhood Councils and the industry to sponsor several summer movie nights for area residents.  FilmL.A.’s Community Outreach Liaisons Arturo Piña and Guy Langman, who oversee the summer screening sponsorships, describe the program as one way that FilmL.A. thanks … Read More

Industry Partners Combine Efforts to Support Para Los Ninos

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In December, FilmL.A. joined with several local film production companies and entertainment vendors to take part in a second annual “Angel Tree” holiday toy and basic needs drive.  The drive, which was organized by Location Manager Jennifer Dunne of the Warner Bros. Television drama “Stalker,” brought together a dozen industry partners to aid Para Los Niños, a not-for-profit organization based … Read More

FilmL.A. Markets L.A. to the Globe at AFM

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In November, the City of Santa Monica opened its doors to The American Film Market (AFM), one of the independent film community’s most-anticipated events and the place where production and distribution deals are closed.  At AFM, more than 8,000 film industry professionals –producers, directors, distributors, marketers, film commissioners and others gathered from across the world for eight days of screenings, … Read More

FilmL.A. Sponsors Filmmakers Brunch at 2014 AFI Fest

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Presented by Audi and taking place in Hollywood, the AFI Fest is the American Film Institute’s annual festival, presenting a program of new international cinema from filmmakers from across the globe.  Recognized by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, AFI Fest is a qualifying festival for the annual Academy Awards® short film categories.  Featuring red-carpet galas, special screenings, … Read More

FilmL.A. President Moderates “Navigating Filmmaking In Los Angeles” Panel at Busby’s East

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At a time when California trails Louisiana, Canada and the United Kingdom in total live-action feature projects, total related film jobs and total related production spending, it’s wonderful to recognize filmmakers dedicated to keeping their projects in the Greater Los Angeles region.  On May 15, industry professionals gathered at Busby’s East for a “Navigating Filmmaking in LA” panel and networking … Read More

Call for Entries: On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project

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FilmL.A. is pleased to support On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project, presented by NewFilmmakers LA (NFMLA). On Location is a multimedia community outreach program that celebrates Los Angeles and enlists L.A.’s remarkable pool of filmmakers to help tell the City’s stories to the world.  Attendees at event screenings gain insider perspectives into our diverse, cosmopolitan city and its neighborhoods. … Read More

Team FilmL.A. Participates in the 2014 LA Marathon

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On March 9, Team FilmL.A. came together for another go at the ASICS Los Angeles Marathon.  Team FilmL.A. included FilmL.A. Monitor Adam Meyer, Production Planning Manager Amy Soule, Production Planning Coordinator Daniel Alvarez and Accounting Assistant Bryan Gonzalez. Team FilmL.A. joined 21,829 runners from all 50 U.S. States and 55 nations, all eager to make the mass trek from Dodger’s … Read More