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

L.A. Keeping Pace with Trends in Film Office Function

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Last month, the Atlanta City Council approved the creation of a City Office of Entertainment, a move that local media said would help to “streamline the permit process” to shoot in the city and “mitigate neighborhood impacts” from filming. If these phrases sound familiar, then you probably know about FilmL.A. and the work we do here in Los Angeles.  Formed … Read More

Pedaling Good Will – Industry and Bike Advocates Working Together

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Recently, Los Angeles City Hall devised a plan to create a network of safe bicycle lanes throughout the city. Last autumn, using federal funding, the City created a new bike lane downtown on Spring Street. The federally-supported lane was painted a government-mandated shade of iridescent green in order to distinguish the lane from those used by cars. The filming community, … Read More

FilmL.A. Moderates Panel on California Film Incentive

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On Thursday, January 26, 2012, FilmL.A. VP Todd Lindgren moderated a panel sponsored by Manpower and the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) focusing on California’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program. The panel was comprised of: The Honorable Felipe Fuentes, CA State Assemblyman (D, 39th District)   Amy Lemisch, Executive Director, California Film Commission   Matthew Gross, Executive Producer, … Read More