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

FilmL.A. 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

City of Newport Beach Partners with FilmL.A. for Permits

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The City of Newport Beach has approved an agreement with FilmL.A. establishing the not-for- profit as the film permit coordinator for the area. FilmL.A. will now accept applications for permits to film within Newport Beach city limits. The City of Newport Beach is located in the coastal center of Orange County, with Los Angeles County to the north and San … Read More

REMINDER: Permit Operations Policy

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Here at FilmLA we strive to serve and support our production clients with a high level of customer service, prompt responsiveness, flexibility, and up-to-the-minute location and neighborhood updates. Ultimately, we are here to provide assistance and guidance toward the common goal of successful on-location production. We are aware that the nature of production often includes last-minute schedule changes, talent or … Read More