So Long Fog, Hello Sun: Penny Dreadful Relocates to Los Angeles from Dublin

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After filming for three seasons in Dublin, Ireland (which doubled for Victorian-era foggy London), the creators of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful horror drama series, headed west to sunny L.A. with the spinoff Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.   Per Showtime’s description of the new series, “1938 Los Angeles is a time and place deeply infused with social and political tension. When a … Read More

Location Pros Share Advice for Film Hosts at LA Loves Film Event

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On Wednesday, January 15, local business owners, residents, and location professionals gathered at the West Valley / Warner Center Chamber of Commerce for “Bringing Filming to Businesses in the West Valley” – a FilmLA sponsored networking event and panel conversation attached to the LA Loves Film campaign. The event launched with welcoming remarks from Michael Owens of Los Angeles City … Read More

Seeking a Sustainable Future for Filming in LA

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When FilmLA introduced LA Loves Film in late 2019, we did so with the goal of promoting filming sustainability in Los Angeles.  What exactly needs to be done to keep local filming sustainable?  The answers to that question are many, but we’ve found some good first steps. The path to long-term prosperity begins with recognizing that on-location filming happens more … Read More

LA Loves Film Seeks Sustainable Future for Local Filmmaking

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FilmLA, the film office of Greater Los Angeles, today announced the debut of “LA Loves Film” – a new outreach and education program aimed at ensuring a sustainable future for on-location filmmaking in Greater Los Angeles.  Prompted by state and local leaders’ success in bringing dozens of new film and television projects to California, LA Loves Film will celebrate the … Read More