Update on Filming at Los Angeles Unified Schools

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On October 8, 2015, LAUSD announced that a temporary filming hiatus was in effect for District school properties. Today, FilmL.A. received a statement from LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines, providing an update on the terms of the hiatus: I understand the importance of filming in Los Angeles and the benefits it provides to our schools and the local economy. This morning, … Read More

LAUSD Announces Temporary Filming Hiatus

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The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has informed FilmL.A. that it is temporarily suspending all commercial filming at District schools. LAUSD announced the temporary hiatus as the District undertakes a review of its existing filming practices and procedures. In a statement, LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines explained, “It is important that we ensure teaching and learning are not disrupted, and … Read More

LAUSD to Increase Filming Fees; New Fee Schedule Effective 6/1/15

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The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has revised its schedule of fees to film or park at District-owned locations. A copy of the revised fee schedule is attached to this alert and will soon appear the FilmL.A. website, The new rates will take effect June 1, 2015. Soon, LAUSD staff and students will enjoy their annual summer recess. The … Read More

FilmL.A. and Filming Helps LAUSD Schools Bridge the Financial Gap

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FilmL.A. the not-for-profit which coordinates film permits on behalf of the City and County of Los Angeles, also counts several area school districts among its clients. By partnering with FilmL.A., school district partners have the opportunity to generate additional revenue by allowing production companies to utilize school properties as locations for filming.  FilmL.A.’s involvement  helps schools earn funds to pursue … Read More

Filmmakers Heading Back to School

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Summer is here, and the students are at home, but it’s back to school again for many local filmmakers. Thanks in part to the marketing efforts of FilmL.A., and also thanks to a recently family-centric TV programming mix, filmmaker interest in area school properties is strong. FilmL.A. currently serves five area school districts, providing each with full-service film license coordination, … Read More