FilmL.A. Takes Steps to Stop eNotification Abuse

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Earlier this May, FilmL.A. revised the Terms of Service for its popular eNotification service.  By adding new eligibility requirements for program participants and limiting to three the total number of program areas available to any user, FilmL.A. seeks to limit exploitation of its service for unauthorized personal and commercial purposes. Until recently, FilmL.A. did not regularly monitor its subscribers’ declared … Read More

FilmL.A. Upgrades LocoScout with Public Properties

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FilmL.A. recently added municipal facilities to our LocoScout public property location database, complementing photos of school properties from our five school district clients that have been accessible online since the website’s launch in December 2009. Users can now search for their prize public locations by types such as City Halls, Libraries, Fire Departments, Prisons/Jails, etc., as well as by jurisdictions … Read More

Filmmakers Urged to Flood LADWP (With Requests to Film)

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Immediately following the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), a proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles, restricted filming at LADWP properties to ensure there was no threat to the public’s health. Since that initial halt to filming, security protocols have been put in place, and individual LADWP properties have … Read More

Location Scouting Tool Saves Valuable Time

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There are well over a quarter of a billion websites in existence.  Let’s face it — the internet is filled with lots of what you need and more of what you don’t.  There are plenty of sites that help you waste time and avoid work but fewer that make your job easier.  Despite the internet’s enormity, we believe our customers could still … Read More

Chalk One Up for Filming: Production Pads School Budgets

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School might have been out for summer, but thanks to steady filmmaker interest in area school properties, recent months were hot ones for filming on campus. FilmL.A.’s first and largest educational client, LAUSD, recently witnessed a year-over-year increase of 103 percent in revenue and 28 percent in signed rental contracts from the beginning of June through the end of September. … Read More