Los Angeles Filming Levels Leap for Location-Based Scripted TV

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On-location film production in Greater Los Angeles increased 3.8 percent in the third quarter of 2015 to 9,510 Shoot Days (SD)*, according to numbers released today by FilmL.A. The bump was due primarily to a 54.5 percent quarterly increase in L.A. area scripted television production. The not-for-profit organization FilmL.A. serves as the official film office of the City of Los … Read More

FilmLA Supports Student Filmmaking Community

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On any given day in our region, anywhere from 100 to 200 film and still photography projects happen on the streets of Greater Los Angeles.  That figure may not be all that surprising, but what may surprise you is that a significant number of those projects — approximately 8.4 percent — are student-led. The large number of student film projects … Read More

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