FilmLA Issues Third Update on Production Restart Progress

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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 following the reopening of most areas in LA County to production. After receiving the go-ahead from local authorities to begin processing film permits, FilmLA resumed remote office operations on June 15. Limited filming activity was … Read More

Second Quarter a Near-Total Loss for On-Location Filming

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FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions, today updated its quarterly report series quantifying on-location filming within its service area. The new report, comparing April- June 2020 with the same period in the prior year, offers a stark portrait of an industry on lockdown – revealing that overall production declined 97.8 … Read More

FilmLA Issues Update to Ongoing Sound Stage Study

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FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today updated its ongoing study of filming taking place on L.A. area certified sound stages. FilmLA’s latest Sound Stage Production Report aggregates data supplied by an expanded list of studio partners to quantify occupancy, film use, and non-film use of 246 certified sound … Read More

COVID-19 Shutdown Sends Production Levels Lower

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles is down more than 18 percent so far in 2020 and continues to fall, according to a report released today by FilmLA. Among other documented impacts to business in the wake of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, declines in a key measure of entertainment industry output highlight the economic challenges facing LA’s signature industry. … Read More

Seeking a Sustainable Future for Filming in LA

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When FilmLA introduced LA Loves Film in late 2019, we did so with the goal of promoting filming sustainability in Los Angeles.  What exactly needs to be done to keep local filming sustainable?  The answers to that question are many, but we’ve found some good first steps. The path to long-term prosperity begins with recognizing that on-location filming happens more … Read More