Team FilmL.A. Joins 10,000 River Stewards for the 28th Annual LA River Clean Up

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This April, the Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) hosted its 28th Annual Great LA River Clean Up: La Gran Limpieza!  FOLAR organizers divided the river into three sections for three separate clean-up days. Team FilmL.A. chose to direct its efforts to the mid-river areas as part of Earth Day 2017. Team FilmL.A. joined thousands of LA River supporters in bagging … Read More

Pan African Film & Arts Festival Celebrates 25 Years

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In February, FilmL.A. partnered with the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF-LA). The 2017 festival marked the festival’s 25th year and FilmL.A.’s fourth year as a co-sponsor. PAFF-LA is America’s largest and most prestigious celebration of black film. Annually, PAFF-LA showcases more than 150 quality new films and features artwork from over 100 fine artists and craftspersons. For 2017, PAFF-LA … Read More

FilmL.A. Participates in the ‘Angel Tree’ Drive, 4 Years and Counting

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This holiday season, FilmL.A. staffers teamed up with local production companies and locations pros to take part in a holiday toy and basic needs drive for residents of the Five Acres Orphanage and Foster Home in Altadena.  Five Acres houses around 80 children between the ages of 5 to 13 years of age, but the drive included 230 program residents … Read More

FilmL.A. Community Movie Night Sponsorships Continue into the Fall Season

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Summer is winding down but FilmL.A.’s community movie night sponsorships continue! Since 2014, FilmL.A. has partnered with local elected officials, local Neighborhood Councils and film industry sponsors to facilitate free community movie nights for area residents and their families.  FilmL.A.’s support for community film events takes the form of providing free refreshments or sourcing projection equipment and/or film licenses.  FilmL.A.’s … Read More

Councilmember Blumenfield & FilmL.A. Offer West Valley Tour for Location Professionals

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FilmL.A. in partnership with the office of Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, recently hosted a West Valley Familiarization Tour for locations professionals. The purpose of the tour was to familiarize location professionals with filming locations in the western San Fernando Valley to promote more production activity in the area.  The West Valley area encompasses the cities of Reseda, Canoga Park, Winnetka, Tarzana … Read More

FilmL.A. Continues Summer Movie Night Co-Sponsorships

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This summer, FilmL.A.’s community relations team continues its support for Summer Movie Nights and Movies in the Park events.  Since 2014, FilmL.A. has partnered with local elected officials, local Neighborhood Councils and film industry sponsors to facilitate free summer movie nights for area residents and their families.  FilmL.A.’s support takes the form of free refreshments or obtaining equipment and/or film … Read More

City of San Dimas Partners with FilmL.A. for Permits

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The City of San Dimas has approved an agreement with FilmL.A. establishing the not-for-profit as the film permit coordinator for the area.  FilmL.A. will now accept applications for permits to film within the San Dimas city limits. Located twenty-five minutes east of Los Angeles in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, San Dimas is known for its blend of … Read More

FilmL.A. Assists With Glassell Park Night Under The Stars

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With the summer months approaching, FilmL.A.’s community relations team is gearing up for another fantastic season supporting free outdoor film screenings throughout Los Angeles. The first of many FilmL.A. sponsored movies in the park took place on May 21 in Glassell Park area.  Council District 13’s “Night Under The Stars” Community Resource Fair and Movie Night brought local residents to Juntos … Read More

FilmL.A. Recaps 2016 Film in California Conference

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Hundreds flocked to CBS’s Radford campus in May to attend the 2016 Film In California Conference, co-hosted by the California Film Commission (CFC), CBS Studio Center and the Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS).  Now in its eighth year, the Film In California Conference is unique in that it is the only event held exclusively to promote filming resources in … Read More