Los Angeles Area Filming Maintains Pre-Pandemic Levels Through 2022

FilmLANews Releases, Research

2022 Q4 YTD Los Angeles Area Filming Research Report

Recent Losses, Historical Trends Invite Future Stability Concerns FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today issued an update regarding regional filming activity. Local on-location film production declined sharply in the fourth quarter of 2022, finishing -19.5 percent behind its record-breaking equivalent logged just one year ago. The 8,674 Shoot … Read More

Notices of Filming – What They Mean for You

FilmLAFor Communities, News Releases

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

New Location Mapping Feature Debuts in MyFilmLA

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MyFilmLA upgrade feature locations film permits los angeles

In late October, FilmLA introduced a small but powerful upgrade to its next-generation permit coordination system, MyFilmLA. The sought-after update provides all permit applicants with a new production planning tool: the ability to check desired locations for conflict with other filming events, after submitting a permit application for review. In a revised workflow, permit applicants can now use GIS mapping … Read More

L.A. Filming Pulls Back as Pandemic Production Shift Subsides

FilmLANews Releases, Research

FilmLA Research Report Los Angeles Filming Third Quarter 2022

FilmLA, partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today issued an update regarding regional filming activity. FilmLA reported a total of 9,066 Shoot Days (SD)* in the third quarter (“Q3”), which covers the period between July 1 through September 30, 2022. This is down -10.5 percent from the same period last … Read More

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

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legal or illegal filming in los angeles

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