L.A. Keeping Pace with Trends in Film Office Function

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Last month, the Atlanta City Council approved the creation of a City Office of Entertainment, a move that local media said would help to “streamline the permit process” to shoot in the city and “mitigate neighborhood impacts” from filming. If these phrases sound familiar, then you probably know about FilmL.A. and the work we do here in Los Angeles.  Formed … Read More

FilmL.A. to Co-Present SAG Foundation Panel on Runaway Production, California Film Incentive

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On Thursday, June 6, at 7:00 p.m., The Screen Actors Guild Foundation, along with FilmL.A and the SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Local, will present “LifeRaft: Made in L.A.” — a panel presentation focused on film production incentives and their effect on filming in California. The event, which is open to SAG-AFTRA and Equity members, is also available to non-member audiences online … Read More

FilmL.A. Works the Sundance Scene

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Earlier this month, FilmL.A. sent a small delegation to attend the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The purpose of the trip was to network with film and television decision makers and help spread the message that Los Angeles is open for business. FilmL.A., of course, is at the center of that effort.  With complimentary production planning services, convenient cross-jurisdictional permitting and … Read More

Pedaling Good Will – Industry and Bike Advocates Working Together

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Recently, Los Angeles City Hall devised a plan to create a network of safe bicycle lanes throughout the city. Last autumn, using federal funding, the City created a new bike lane downtown on Spring Street. The federally-supported lane was painted a government-mandated shade of iridescent green in order to distinguish the lane from those used by cars. The filming community, … Read More