‘Main & Spring Forward Project’ September 10th – 30th

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FilmL.A. just received notice that construction associated with the ‘Main and Spring Forward Project‘ began this week and will continue through September 30th, 2018. During this time, requests for production activity on Spring Street that include posting, lane closures and/or exterior activity will need to be reviewed and approved on a case by case basis. Additionally, on September 22nd and September 23rd, the … Read More

Fiesta Broadway Returns April 29, Filmmakers Should Expect Street Closures in DTLA

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The 2018 Fiesta Broadway street festival and celebration will take place in on Sunday, April 29, 2018.  In preparation for the event, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has planned a series of road closures which will affect surface streets in the Downtown Los Angeles area. LADOT will begin closing roadways at 10 AM on April 28 and re-open area streets at … Read More

CORRECTION: Metro Transit Security to Staff Film Shoots on MTA Properties

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Update: An earlier FilmL.A. Production Alert, dated August 7, detailed a revised procedure for the hiring of security for film-related detail work at LA Metro properties. This Alert supersedes and replaces that announcement. FilmL.A., at the request of L.A. Metro, reminds the production community of the procedures for filming at Metro properties. Metro’s current procedures for filming permits are outlined … Read More

Park Officials Urge Caution re: Snakes in Regional Parks

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The Park Film Office and FilmL.A. jointly urge film industry personnel to be mindful of possible wildlife encounters when filming in area parks. Increased rains brought heavy brush and vegetation this year. Because of this, we are experiencing an increase in snake population and activity in large and regional parks. Please know that Park Rangers are not available for catch … Read More

Production Activity Near Levitt Pavillion, MacArthur Park

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When planning production activity in and around the Levitt Pavilion at MacArthur Park, please review Levitt’s online calendar for potential event conflicts prior to submitting a permit application. The Levitt Pavilion, Los Angeles is scheduled to host 50 shows and events in the summer months, capacity crowds are expected which will affect parking in nearby areas. Please be sure to take … Read More

“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

Fiesta Broadway Coming Up: City to Restrict Filming & Street Closures in Affected Areas

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The Fiesta Broadway celebration is scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 30th 2017. In preparation for this event, the Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin closing roadways at 10 AM on April 29th. Roadways will not re-open until 5 AM on Monday, May 1st. Please be aware of the following street closures: Broadway between 5th St and 7th St to Broadway … Read More

Road Closures for the 5th Annual Hollywood Half Marathon 4/8/17

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The 5th Annual Hollywood Half Marathon is will take place on Saturday, April 8th, 2017. The marathon will begin at Hollywood and Highland and follow a route along Hollywood Boulevard. The marathon course and a complete list of closures can be found here. LADOT posting restrictions go into effect along the parade route beginning at 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, April … Read More

Griffith Park – Greek Theatre Lots Off Limits

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The Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks has notified FilmL.A. that the Griffith Park-Greek Theatre lots will be off limits for production companies for filming, base camp and other activities, effective March 21, 2017. The restriction is necessary to help ease traffic congestion and allow entry and departure for theatre events. FilmL.A. will provide more information about the use of … Read More

‘Night On Broadway’ Event – Street Closures, 1/28/17

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Night On Broadway will take place on Saturday, January 28th 2017. In preparation for this event, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will begin closing roadways at 12 noon on Friday, January 27th. Roadways will not re-open until 4 am on Sunday, January 29th. Below is a list of street closures to make note of: Requests for posted parking, … Read More