Notices of Filming – What They Mean for You

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Notices of Filming

If you live in Greater Los Angeles, there is a good chance you have spotted a blue FilmLA Notice of Filming at a residence or business. If you haven’t seen one yet, then you may soon. Having rebounded from the worst effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, film production in Los Angeles is again active across our many diverse neighborhoods, creating … Read More

NBCUniversal & LA County Supervisor Barger to Host LAUNCH Talk on Career Opportunities in Production Accounting

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NBCUniversal and LA County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will host the “LAUNCH Talk: Inside the World of Production Accounting” webinar discussing entertainment industry career opportunities on Wednesday, October 19, at 12:30 pm PDT. The LAUNCH Talk will give participants a better understanding of a Production Accountant’s career path, a position currently in high demand in the entertainment industry. This growing field … Read More

Is This Legal or Illegal Filming? Three Things to Watch For 

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With so much filming taking place in Greater Los Angeles – more than 100 projects on any given day – it’s important that it take place legally, safely, and with respect for the neighborhoods where it happens. This is why every film permit coordinated by FilmLA goes through a rigorous, multi-agency government approval process. It is also why community outreach … Read More

Community Filming Surveys: An Overview

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The Community Filming Survey (aka “filming survey,” or “community survey”) is an integral part of the permit coordination process . Even though dozens of these surveys are conducted each week, their purpose and the rules that govern them are sometimes a mystery to Angelenos. To speak directly to some of the misinformation out there, here is a short overview of … Read More

Temporary Cooling Centers Coming to Downtown Los Angeles in July

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Beginning in July, a City-supported project led by the Skid Row Cooling Resources (SRCR) Group will begin operating temporary, fully staffed cooling center locations in Downtown Los Angeles, as a service to unhoused residents and others during the hottest summer months of the year. As a part of the project, five Cooling Canopies will be set up in the Downtown … Read More