Major Warner Bros. Film Helps Save the Day for Neglected Children at L.A. Nonprofit

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Thanks to the enterprising people at Warner Bros. Studio’s Encore Program, the generosity of the producers on a major feature film  and some manpower assistance from FilmL.A. and Film Works staffers, the people at the nonprofit Penny Lane were given quite an exciting and large donation. So, what is Penny Lane?  Penny Lane is a nonprofit with centers located throughout … Read More

The Sleuths at the Floral Parade

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Article written by Mary Mallory The Tournament of Roses Parade is going on its 122th year, and grows more elaborate and beautiful every year.  Bands, floats, cars, horses, and even celebrities take part in this festive annual event.  This year, Paramount Pictures is even entering a float celebrating its 100th anniversary, honoring “Titanic” and “Wings”, the first feature film awarded … Read More

Bronson Canyon – The World’s Stand-in

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Best known as the location from which the Batmobile sped out every week in the 1960s in search of villains committing dastardly deeds, Bronson Canyon and its cave has been featured in dozens of movies and television shows because of its craggy, desolate, and remote location, though just minutes above Hollywood on Canyon Drive in Griffith Park.  This area has been a … Read More

Hollywood Heights – Studio City Nightlife

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(Editor’s note: Film Works is pleased to announce our first guest blogger, Mary Mallory.  Mary works for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and is a frequent contributor to the Daily Mirror blog, which examines the history of Los Angeles.  Mary’s articles focus on the history of certain locations throughout greater Los Angeles that have strong ties to … Read More