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

FilmLAFor Communities, News Releases

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

FilmLA and City of Glendale Partner to Support Filming

FilmLANews Releases, Production Alerts

City of Glendale partners with FilmLA

FilmLA is pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership with the City of Glendale, establishing FilmLA as the centralized coordinator of film permits and related services in the City, effective August 1, 2022 (Prior to that date, inquiries should continue to be directed to the City of Glendale Film and Special Event Office). Glendale is nestled between the … Read More

Local Film Production Stabilizes Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

FilmLANews Releases, Research

FilmLA Second Quarter Report 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. After posting three consecutive record-breaking quarters, local filming in the second quarter (“Q2”) of 2022 was down by -5.8 percent over the same period last year. From April through June, FilmLA recorded a total of … Read More

FilmLA Adds to Growing Roster of Sound Stage Research Partners

FilmLANews Releases, Research

filmla soundstage partners 2022

FilmLA is pleased to announce the addition of three new sound stage operators to its multi-year research partnership focused on sound stage and backlot-based production. The recent addition of LA North Studios (Santa Clarita/Valencia), Television City (Los Angeles, Fairfax District) and Radford Studio Center (Los Angeles, Studio City) to FilmLA’s list of partners will considerably enhance its sought-after reporting on … Read More

Upcoming Adjustments to Permit Fee Schedule

FilmLAFor Filmmakers, News Releases, Production Alerts

LA Harbor Fleet Week Production Alert

Updated 7.15.22 @ 2:00 p.m. Please be advised that FilmLA and some of the jurisdictions we serve will implement revised fee schedules for new film permit applications received on or after July 1, 2022, and for filming taking place on or after that date.  Like all prior fee increases applied by FilmLA, the latest adjustments are linked to changes in … Read More