Hollywood Heights – Studio City Nightlife

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(Editor’s note: Film Works is pleased to announce our first guest blogger, Mary Mallory.  Mary works for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and is a frequent contributor to the Daily Mirror blog, which examines the history of Los Angeles.  Mary’s articles focus on the history of certain locations throughout greater Los Angeles that have strong ties to … Read More

Expansion Plans at Three Major Studios Promise Thousands of Jobs, Billions in New Economic Activity for L.A. Region

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There are some very exciting plans at three of the major studios (Disney, Paramount, & NBCUniversal) to expand their operations significantly in California. If approved, these plans should offer hope to the thousands of workers and small businesses in California struggling through one of the longest and most devastating periods of runaway production in Hollywood’s history. Film Works decided to provide a … Read More

L.A. City Council Member Pens Letter to Governor in Support of Film Incentive…Did You?

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Today, Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown, urging him sign the one-year extension of the California Film & Television Tax Credit into law.  As we have said many times, writing a letter personalizes your story and demonstrates to elected officials the impact of runaway production on real people. Councilmember Krekorian did today what … Read More