“The Business of Obtaining a Permit Seminar” – June 21st & 26th

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In an effort to help our customers understand the permitting process, FilmL.A. is pleased to announce “The Business of Obtaining a Permit” seminar series happening on Wednesday, June 21st and Monday, June 26th at 5:30 p.m. at the FilmL.A. office. FilmL.A.’s Permit Administration and Accounting & Finance Departments will be on hand to discuss the process of Obtaining Production Insurance, … Read More

FilmL.A. Assists With Glassell Park Night Under The Stars

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With the summer months approaching, FilmL.A.’s community relations team is gearing up for another fantastic season supporting free outdoor film screenings throughout Los Angeles. The first of many FilmL.A. sponsored movies in the park took place on May 21 in Glassell Park area.  Council District 13’s “Night Under The Stars” Community Resource Fair and Movie Night brought local residents to Juntos … Read More

Exceptional Minds Offers Learning Opportunities Unique to Los Angeles

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One of the benefits to living in the world’s creative capital is the rich array of learning opportunities available for creative professionals.  A few weeks back, FilmL.A. staffers were reminded of this fact while touring Exceptional Minds, a one-of-a-kind, non-profit vocational education program that prepares young adults on the autism spectrum for careers in digital animation and visual effects. Headquartered … Read More

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

FilmL.A. Offers Support for Community Film Screenings

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In support of its outreach and education efforts, FilmL.A. has partnered with Los Angeles City Council District Offices, California State Assemblymembers, local Neighborhood Councils and the industry to sponsor several summer movie nights for area residents.  FilmL.A.’s Community Outreach Liaisons Arturo Piña and Guy Langman, who oversee the summer screening sponsorships, describe the program as one way that FilmL.A. thanks … Read More

California State Film Incentive Funnels Income to Local Schools

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Those familiar with FilmL.A. and our services know that we regularly publish original research on filming issues in Los Angeles.  From our quarterly On-Location Production Reports to our ongoing annual Television Pilot Production Report, FilmL.A. has developed a reputation as a leading source of information and a resource for journalists, academics and businesspeople.  We run our fair share of ad … 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