L.A. Film Production Surge Continues in Third Quarter

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FilmLA Third Quarter Research Report for Film Production in Los Angeles

FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today issued an update regarding regional filming activity. On-location filming in the Greater Los Angeles Region continued its late-pandemic momentum into the third quarter (Q3), which ran from July 1 through September 30. FilmLA analysts noted that it was the third strongest quarter … Read More

Production Returns to Pre-Pandemic Levels as Television Continues to Surge

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Following nearly a year and a half of reduced production activity, high on-location production levels from April through June allowed FilmLA to announce its best quarter since late 2019. A total of 9,791 Shoot Days were recorded across all categories in the second quarter of 2021. A year prior, the COVID-19 shutdown sent filming levels crashing to record lows. Last … Read More

Pandemic Era Permitting Picks Up for March

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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. Since the resumption of on-location filming last June, FilmLA has received 6,585 film permit applications, spanning 4,421 unique projects. After the COVID-19 holiday surge and voluntarily industry production pause in December and January, application activity … Read More

FilmLA Issues Eighth Update on Pandemic-Era Permitting

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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 since the reopening of LA County to on-location filming last June. Over the last thirty-seven weeks, FilmLA has processed approximately 5,533 film permit applications spanning 3,789 unique projects. Film permit applications declined from November, 2020 … Read More

COVID-19 Forces Filming to Record Low in Los Angeles

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FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions—today issued a pair of reports illuminating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Los Angeles film economy. FilmLA’s year-end report for 2020 sheds light on the industry’s challenges to resume production last fall, while the 2020 Television Production Report dives deeper into the LA film … Read More