Permit Application Deadline Reminder

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UPDATE 8/31/21: FilmLA, the City and the County of Los Angeles as well as the other jurisdictions we serve will be closed on Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day. Please see below for temporary changes to the normal permit deadlines. This notice will be removed once the holiday has passed. Permit applications for filming on: Monday, 9/6 and Tuesday, … Read More

FilmLA to Achieve Innovation Milestone with August 9 Launch of MyFilmLA

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FilmLA is committed to streamlining and enhancing the on-location filming process. To advance this mission, we continue to invest in new technology to improve the permit application experience. We are excited to announce that on August 9, FilmLA will commence full-time use of MyFilmLA – our next-generation online permit system – for complete film permit management. From that day on, … Read More

FilmLA Issues Eighth Update on Pandemic-Era Permitting

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FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today issued an update regarding regional filming activity since the reopening of LA County to on-location filming last June. Over the last thirty-seven weeks, FilmLA has processed approximately 5,533 film permit applications spanning 3,789 unique projects. Film permit applications declined from November, 2020 … Read More

UPDATED: LAPD Permit Application Deadline Advisory

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The City of Los Angeles and the LAPD Contract Services Film Unit, which serves as permit authority and approving agency for filming in the City, have notified FilmL.A. that beginning on Monday, February 26, 2018 and continuing for at least 30 days, LAPD will no longer assign resources to review and approve late applications for permitted filming. Because of this, … Read More