FilmL.A. Board Elections Held – New Leaders to Take Reins in 2012

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In late November, the FilmL.A. Board of Directors held its annual election.  Acting on the recommendations of its nominating subcommittee, the board voted unanimously to extend the service terms of three of its members, name three new members to the board and appoint a new slate of officers and executive committee for 2012. Current FilmL.A. Board Chair Ed Duffy, a … Read More

FilmL.A. to Offer Limited Student Access to Online Permit System (OPS)

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In a move that is welcomed by local film schools, FilmL.A. is making plans to offer students limited access to its Online Permit System (OPS). By mid-September, student filmmakers working on graduate-level thesis projects will be able to use OPS instead of applying for their permits in person at FilmL.A.’s downtown office. The change is significant because this is the … Read More

FLICS Taps FilmL.A. to Serve as COLA Event Coordinator

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The California On-Location Awards™ (COLA) is the premiere awards ceremony saluting location professionals, production companies and public employees for professional excellence while working on location in the State of California. COLA is a project of Film Liaisons in California, Statewide (FLICS), a group that seeks to promote and facilitate in-state filming. In 2010, the long-serving organizers of the California On-Location … Read More

FilmL.A. Releases 2011 Television Pilot Production Report

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Today FilmL.A. released the fourth installment of its Television Pilot Production Report.  The 2011 report caps six years of ongoing research into television pilot production and  provides the most encompassing available look at TV pilot production by location and pilot production’s impact on the Los Angeles region’s economy. Those with an interest in reading the full report can access it … Read More

FilmL.A. eNEWS — Two Years and Counting

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In early 2010, FilmL.A. will celebrate the publication of eNEWS’ 24th issue.  In just a little under two years, we’ve published nearly 100 articles on a diverse array of topics, from new local film policy developments to camera crane and mount technologies to the role of FilmL.A. Monitors on-location. We’ve also used eNEWS to link readers to other helpful sources … Read More