Plan Ahead: LAUSD Schools to Close for Winter Break

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The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will take its annual Winter Break from Monday, December 17th through Tuesday January 4th, 2018. Although LAUSD school facilities will be minimally occupied and available for filming and or parking use during this time, requests to film must be discussed with school site representatives and applications received no later than Wednesday, December 19th … Read More

LAFD Updates Hospital and Institution Forms and Processes

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The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) has updated its Hospital and Institution Form.  Updates include 3 new forms highlighting new protocols with regard to Schools & Churches, Special Action (Tent Permits) and Special Effects. In addition, the LAFD Film Unit has updated the forms and the manner in which communications for requests are to be received which is now … Read More

LAUSD License Agreement Requests

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The new approval process for License Agreements for use of LAUSD properties has sometimes resulted in slower responses than in the past. Due to this new process FilmL.A. has also received more rejections of requested License Agreements. As a result of this recent change, it is our recommendation that applications be submitted to FilmL.A. no less than four full week-days … Read More

Updated Process for Filming at LAUSD Schools

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Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has updated its licensing procedures and Standard Terms and Conditions for filming and parking at LAUSD properties. The updated procedures and terms clarify and put into writing procedures already in use by FilmL.A. and LAUSD officials. With this adjustment, production related activities and parking have resumed as normal at LAUSD properties. New Form: Synopsis … Read More

LAUSD Announces Temporary Filming Hiatus

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The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has informed FilmL.A. that it is temporarily suspending all commercial filming at District schools. LAUSD announced the temporary hiatus as the District undertakes a review of its existing filming practices and procedures. In a statement, LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines explained, “It is important that we ensure teaching and learning are not disrupted, and … Read More