Wildfire-Related Filming Announcements

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As a service to the production community, FilmL.A. has consolidated all recent fire-related updates pertaining to filming. Please bookmark this post to access the most recent information including the following updates from the City and County of Los Angeles: Update 12/8/17, 12:00 p.m. Having reviewed the current fire danger impacting several areas in the City, the Los Angeles Police Department … Read More

CicLAvia Iconic Wilshire – December 10th

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On Sunday, December 10th, 2017, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAVia – Iconic Wilshire Blvd. Beginning at 9 am, area streets along Wilshire Blvd. between Western Ave. and Spring St. and Spring St. from Wilshire Blvd. to 4th St. will be closed to vehicular traffic to allowing access to pedestrians and cyclists. Intended to create a stronger sense of community in … Read More

FilmL.A. Sound Stage Production Report Offers Pioneering Insight Into L.A. Area Film Production

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FilmL.A. – official film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and 23 other jurisdictions – today released the first in a series of planned bi-annual Sound Stage Production Reports highlighting filming taking place on L.A. area certified sound stages. The complete report can be accessed here (upon registration): www.filmla.com/soundstage-study The pioneering report aggregates data supplied by a … Read More

Santa Monica Holiday Restrictions 2017

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The City of Santa Monica will impose a holiday moratorium that will go into effect on November 20th, 2017 and last through January 2nd, 2018. During the holiday moratorium, filming and production parking will not be permitted in commercial areas of the City of Santa Monica. The areas affected by the moratorium are: Downtown Santa Monica (DTSM) Wilshire Bl., Lincoln … Read More

Temporary Holiday Moratorium LAX Area

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In an ongoing effort to provide future filming opportunities on active roads in Southern California, the LAX Film Office and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have notified FilmL.A. that there will be a temporary holiday moratorium on any permit requests for closures and/or rolling breaks on any roadways within a four (4) mile radius of LAX Airport.  The moratorium will … Read More

Protests to Affect Filming in Downtown Los Angeles November 3-6

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On November 4, 2017 there will be a Nationwide Refuse Fascism protest affecting major areas of the city. The Los Angeles Police Department along with nationwide law enforcement in major metropolitan areas have been preparing for the number of people this event will draw. LAPD officers will be on heightened alert from Friday, November 3rd through Monday, November 6th. A … Read More

FilmL.A. Releases its Third Quarter On-Location Production Numbers

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles decreased 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2017 vs. the third quarter of 2016, according to a FimL.A. report released today. In all, 9,455 Shoot Days (SD)* were logged during the period, including all categories tracked by  the nonprofit. Among all filming categories, on-location Feature production rose 7.6 percent yielding 1,172 SD this quarter. … Read More

2017-18 Holiday Filming Restrictions

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In an effort to reduce the impacts of construction, events and filming to businesses and merchants that rely on revenue generated during the holiday season, the City of Los Angeles implements a relaxation of production activity in commercial districts from November 20, 2017 through January 2, 2018. Filming activity including lane closures, street closures and street parking will be limited … Read More

LA City Fire Updates its “Spot Check” Form

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The Los Angeles City Fire Department has notified FilmL.A. of an update to its Film Location Fire Safety Inspection Checklist or ‘Spot Check’ form. The updated Fire Safety Inspection Checklist contains the following updates: EDITABLE PDF: The new form is a 2-page, editable PDF. Data fields can be completed electronically from a desktop, notebook or mobile device. NOTE: A hardcopy … Read More

CicLAvia – Heart of LA Happens October 8th

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On Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will host CicLAVia – Heart of LA. Beginning at 9 am, area streets along Glendale from Bellevue to Mariachi Plaza and N Broadway from 7th to Bishops Road will be closed to vehicular traffic to allowing access to pedestrians and cyclists. Intended to create a stronger sense of community in the Chinatown, … Read More