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

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

Before Brand Library: Glendale’s El Miradero and its Use in Early Films

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Article written by Mary Mallory Unique thematic architectural homes stand out all around the Los Angeles area, like Yamashiro and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Barnsdall, Freeman, and Storer residences, just to name a few. Many such homes have their own filmographies. Glendale possesses another exotic specimen, Leslie C. Brand’s mystical El Miradero, which is now known as the Brand Library. Built … Read More

The “Modern Writers” Behind L.A.’s Modern Family

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This week, the hit television show Modern Family won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series for the third consecutive year.  Since it first premiered three years ago, Modern Family has garnered a total of 12 Emmys for categories that include acting, directing and — perhaps most importantly — for writing.  Without a doubt, Modern Family is firing on all … Read More