Los Angeles Filming Levels Leap for Location-Based Scripted TV

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On-location film production in Greater Los Angeles increased 3.8 percent in the third quarter of 2015 to 9,510 Shoot Days (SD)*, according to numbers released today by FilmL.A. The bump was due primarily to a 54.5 percent quarterly increase in L.A. area scripted television production. The not-for-profit organization FilmL.A. serves as the official film office of the City of Los … Read More

FilmL.A. Issues 2015 Pilot Production Report

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Released in July, FilmL.A.’s 2015 Pilot Production Report provides updated insight from our decade-old tracking effort focused on new television projects and promising series. This year’s report features expanded analysis of digital pilot production and trends in “straight-to-series” pilot orders and “pilot-to-series” relocation. FilmL.A.’s 2015 count shows that 202 broadcast, cable and digital pilots (111 Dramas, 91 Comedies) were produced … Read More

L.A. Television Production Increases In Third Quarter

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Late last month, FilmL.A. released new on-location film production statistics for the third quarter of 2014.  FilmL.A.’s latest report revealed a repeat of the growth trend identified a quarter earlier in the Television production category. Regional on-location Television production increased 31.1 percent in the third quarter as compared to the same period the prior year, totaling 5,363 permitted production days … Read More

New York Surpasses Los Angeles in Attracting New TV Drama Pilots

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FilmL.A., the not-for-profit film office serving the Greater Los Angeles Region, today announced the release of a new report prepared by its research division. The 2014 Television Pilot Production Report provides updated insight into L.A.’s ongoing loss of new television pilot projects and promising series. The 2013/2014 development cycle saw New York (with 24 drama projects retained) dethrone Los Angeles … Read More

FilmL.A. Releases 2011 Television Pilot Production Report

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Today FilmL.A. released the fourth installment of its Television Pilot Production Report.  The 2011 report caps six years of ongoing research into television pilot production and  provides the most encompassing available look at TV pilot production by location and pilot production’s impact on the Los Angeles region’s economy. Those with an interest in reading the full report can access it … Read More