FilmLA to Achieve Innovation Milestone with August 9 Launch of MyFilmLA

FilmLAFor Filmmakers, Production Alerts

FilmLA is committed to streamlining and enhancing the on-location filming process. To advance this mission, we continue to invest in new technology to improve the permit application experience. We are excited to announce that on August 9, FilmLA will commence full-time use of MyFilmLA – our next-generation online permit system – for complete film permit management. From that day on, … Read More

FilmLA to Introduce New Permit Coordination System in March

FilmLAFor Filmmakers, Production Alerts

FilmLA is committed to streamlining and enhancing the on-location filming process in Greater Los Angeles. To support this mission, we’ve invested heavily in new technology to improve the permit application experience for film industry customers and government permit approvers.  We are excited to announce that on March 15, FilmLA will introduce a next-generation online system – MyFilmLA – for film … Read More

LAUSD License Agreement Requests

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The new approval process for License Agreements for use of LAUSD properties has sometimes resulted in slower responses than in the past. Due to this new process FilmL.A. has also received more rejections of requested License Agreements. As a result of this recent change, it is our recommendation that applications be submitted to FilmL.A. no less than four full week-days … Read More

FilmLA Supports Student Filmmaking Community

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On any given day in our region, anywhere from 100 to 200 film and still photography projects happen on the streets of Greater Los Angeles.  That figure may not be all that surprising, but what may surprise you is that a significant number of those projects — approximately 8.4 percent — are student-led. The large number of student film projects … Read More

Avoiding Insurance Related Permit Delays

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FilmL.A. has been known to turn around film permit applications in as few as two business days.  Three days is fairly standard, and many factors could add additional time, but did you know the number one reason for delays in permit processing is lack of required liability insurance? Obtaining liability insurance sufficient to meet local requirements is an integral part … Read More