California Projects Lead Emmy Noms in 2015

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Last month, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 67th Annual Emmy Awards. As revealed by an analysis conducted by FilmL.A. Research, California-based television projects received a total of 175 Emmy nominations, the most received within any single state or country world-wide. California-based television shows earning the most Emmy nominations for 2015 included Mad Men … Read More

Second Quarter a Surprise for Scripted Series in L.A.

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As announced by FilmL.A. in mid-July, on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles slipped 1.9 percent in the second quarter of 2015 to 9,396 Shoot Days (SD).  Despite the quarterly slip, FilmL.A.’s second quarter report revealed welcome growth in local scripted television production. TV Drama production rose 12.3 percent (to 1,004 SD) in the second quarter of 2015 over the same … Read More

FilmL.A. Publishes 2014 Feature Film Production Study

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Earlier this week, FilmL.A. Research released its 2014 Feature Film Production Report, which analyzes a sample of 106 U.S. feature films released theatrically last year, identifying where they were filmed and how much was spent to produce them. The report also examines California’s top competitors and year-over-year trends in feature production yield. According to the 20-page study, total of 22 … Read More

FilmL.A. Research Division Keeping Tabs on Industry Trends

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Integral to FilmL.A.’s work is ongoing research into the benefits that local filming brings to the Los Angeles region.  In addition to keeping track of on-location film production in Greater Los Angeles, and embarking on a new project to track local studio and soundstage-based production, FilmL.A. Research is devoted to the production, collection and dissemination of information regarding the U.S. … Read More

L.A. Television Production Increases In Third Quarter

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Late last month, FilmL.A. released new on-location film production statistics for the third quarter of 2014.  FilmL.A.’s latest report revealed a repeat of the growth trend identified a quarter earlier in the Television production category. Regional on-location Television production increased 31.1 percent in the third quarter as compared to the same period the prior year, totaling 5,363 permitted production days … Read More