On-Location Production Activity Falls in First Quarter

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Q1 2023 Los Angeles Area Filming Research Report

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 in the first quarter of 2023, mustering 7,476 Shoot Days (SD)* to finish -24.0 percent behind Q1 2022 (with 9,832 SD) and -16.8 percent below the region’s five-year Q1 average.** … Read More

FilmLA Updates Ongoing Survey of Sound Stage Development and Production

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FilmLA Sound Stage Study 2022

Today, FilmLA issued its fifth Sound Stage Production Report, updating its ongoing survey of Los Angeles area studio developments, and releasing new stage occupancy and use data for calendar year 2021. FilmLA’s report is made possible by a unique data-sharing partnership with a select group of 16 participating studios, who by entrusting FilmLA with sensitive business information, help bring the … Read More

Cesar Chavez Day Permit Deadlines

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The City and the County of Los Angeles, as well as some other jurisdictions we serve, will be observing Cesar Chavez Day, causing changes to the normal permit deadlines. Please note that all permits are due by 10am on the date listed below. The deadlines listed below are for simple permits. Special effects, lane/road closures, drones and other high impact … Read More

Plan Ahead for the 2023 LA Marathon

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The 2023 LA Marathon will be taking place Sunday, March 19, 2023. FilmLA has confirmed with DOT that the 2023 course is the same as 2022. Starting at Dodger Stadium, the marathon will follow a route that crosses into Downtown, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Century City, Westwood, Brentwood, and Santa Monica, then loops back to … Read More

Filming During Spring Break at Public School Districts Partnered with FilmLA

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Please note the dates for the annual Spring Break at public school districts partnered with FilmLA: School facilities may still be available for filming and/or parking use during this time; however, requests must be discussed and coordinated with school site administrators prior to the applications being submitted to FilmLA for processing. With limited staffing during Spring Break, communication with school … Read More