Helpful Reminders for L.A. County Beaches / Marina Del Rey

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A recent meeting with Los Angeles County Department of Beaches & Harbors (LACODBH) prompted the need to put together some helpful reminders concerning parking needs and Lifeguard assignments at Los Angeles County Beaches and Marina Del Rey: Arrangements for Los Angeles County parking lots must be made with Modern Parking, Inc. (MPI) 2-3 days prior to the first film date/load-in … Read More

FilmL.A. Installs, Volunteers to Collect Feedback on New Special Conditions for Downtown Filming

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On March 1, 2010, FilmL.A. implemented new Special Conditions for Location Filming in Downtown Los Angeles. Installed on a trial/evaluation basis with the consent of city government, the new Conditions supersede all other guidelines for filming within the boundaries of the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council (DLANC). The new Conditions mark the third major attempt to improve relations between filmmakers, residents … Read More

Preventing Problems Through Production Planning

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If you’re working on a feature film, television show or commercial, how do you measure on-the-job frustration? Do you measure it in hours wasted scouting locations that can’t be filmed, either because of conflicts with other productions or area filming restrictions? Or, do you measure it in earfuls of grief from community members or your producer, because the activities you meticulously planned … Read More