A Record Quarter for L.A. Area Filming (But Not a Record Year)

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FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today issued an update regarding regional filming activity. According to FilmLA’s latest report, on-location filming in the fourth quarter of 2021 (October-December) remained robust, setting an all-time quarterly record of 10,780 Shoot Days (SD)*. This is four percent above the previous three month … Read More

Permit Deadlines: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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FilmLA, the City and County of Los Angeles, as well as other jurisdictions we serve, will be closed on Monday, January 17th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Please note the following permit deadlines: Tuesday, 1/18 due Wednesday, 1/12 – no later than 2pm Wednesday, 1/19 due Thursday, 1/13 – no later than 2pm Thursday, 1/20 due Friday, … Read More

Updated: Holiday Permit Application Deadlines and FilmLA Holiday Hours of Operation

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Updated 12/22/21 at 3:45 pm FilmLA, the City and the County of Los Angeles will be closed on Friday, Friday December 24 and Friday December 31 in observance of the Christmas and New Years holidays. In addition, FilmLA will observe holiday hours of operation as follows: Monday, December 20:            9am – 4pm Tuesday, December 21:            9am – 4pm Wednesday, December 22:       9am – 4pm … Read More

Los Angeles City Harbor Department Announces Thanksgiving Permit Application Deadlines

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FilmLA was informed today that the City of Los Angeles Harbor Department, which oversees operations at the Port of Los Angeles, will be closed during normal business hours from Monday, 11/22/21 through 11/26/21 due to limited staffing and the Thanksgiving holiday. Filmmakers who anticipate filming in areas requiring Harbor Department approval are encouraged to file permit applications with FilmLA as … Read More

Veterans Day Permit Application Deadlines

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The County of Los Angeles, as well as several other jurisdictions served by FilmLA will be closed on Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. On this day FilmLA will remain open with minimal staff. Please see below for changes to the normal permit application and modification deadlines, which are based on permit approver availability next week: For filming … Read More