FilmL.A. Sound Stage Production Report Offers Pioneering Insight Into L.A. Area Film Production

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FilmL.A. – official film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and 23 other jurisdictions – today released the first in a series of planned bi-annual Sound Stage Production Reports highlighting filming taking place on L.A. area certified sound stages. The complete report can be accessed here (upon registration): www.filmla.com/soundstage-study The pioneering report aggregates data supplied by a … Read More

FilmL.A. Partners with NewFilmmakers LA for On-Location Video Project!

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NewFilmmakers Los Angeles, a non-profit organization that showcases innovative works by emerging filmmakers, hosted its annual “On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project” event this month. The Los Angeles Video Project is a community outreach multimedia program that celebrates L.A.’s creative filmmaking talent. The program invites local filmmakers to “share their L.A.,” offering a insider perspective into our diverse, cosmopolitan … Read More

FilmL.A. Participates in 4th Annual Sundance NEXT FEST

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FilmL.A. recently served as co-sponsor of the Sundance NEXT FEST which took place in Downtown Los Angeles.  The Sundance NEXT FEST is a summer festival celebrating film, music, and the renegade spirit of independent artists.  This year’s festival marked FilmL.A.’s third year as a sponsor. This year, the festival featured six bold new films, previously screened at the 2016 Sundance … Read More

L.A. Projects, People Honored at 67th Primetime Emmys and Creative Awards

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Los Angeles area television professionals faced well at the 67th Annual Primetime and Creative Emmy Award ceremonies. L.A. based TV shows received over 150 nominations in categories including Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Choreography for the Creative Emmys, and Best Drama Series, Best Comedy Series, Best Actor in a Drama Series and Best Actress in a Drama Series for 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

I Support Filming in Los Angeles Because….

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“One of the things that’s getting very lost in the business of movies, where people go… very often to Canada to shoot films… is that we lose the ability to capture parts of our own culture.” — Director James Mangold (Director’s Commentary, Walk the Line) As it turns out, many of the Film Works supporters who’ve signed onto the campaign … Read More