FilmL.A. Markets L.A. Region at AFCI Locations Show

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Late last month, the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) brought its annual Locations Show back to Los Angeles. As in years past, the Show featured dozens of states and countries as exhibitors, each touting film incentives and locations and trying to draw film production away from Los Angeles. Against this sea of competitors, FilmL.A., the California Film Commission, and … Read More

FilmL.A. Co-Sponsors the 22nd Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival

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Earlier this month, FilmL.A. representatives attended various screenings and events associated with the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF).  The festival is America’s largest and most prestigious black film festival.  This year marked the 22nd anniversary of the festival, which ran from February 6-17.   During the festival a total of 172 films were screened featuring filmmakers from 46 … Read More

FilmL.A. CARES About the Los Angeles River!

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The 24th Annual Los Angeles River Clean-up was held on Saturday, May 18 and FilmL.A. was there to lend a few helping hands! FilmL.A. staffers and their guests, 16 in total, gathered at Marsh Park to pick up trash and debris collected on the river bank since last year’s efforts.  Dressed in heather grey, v-neck tees proclaiming “FilmL.A. CARES,” staffers … Read More

Team FilmL.A. – Pounds the Pavement During 2013 L.A. Marathon

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  On March 17, FilmL.A. staffers arrived at Dodger Stadium ready to take part in the 27th annual ASICS Los Angeles Marathon.  Dressed in matching FilmL.A. tech-shirts, the group was race ready. Team FilmL.A. joined 24,000 excited participants in the mass trek from downtown to Santa Monica.  Adding to the excitement of the day were 35 bands, five entertainment centers … Read More

FilmL.A. Works the Sundance Scene

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Earlier this month, FilmL.A. sent a small delegation to attend the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The purpose of the trip was to network with film and television decision makers and help spread the message that Los Angeles is open for business. FilmL.A., of course, is at the center of that effort.  With complimentary production planning services, convenient cross-jurisdictional permitting and … Read More