On April 23, the locations community gathered at the Alex Theatre in Glendale for the third annual Location Managers Guild International Awards. Awards were bestowed in six categories including Outstanding Locations in a Period Film, Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film, Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series, Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series, Outstanding Locations in a Commercial. … Read More
In Memory of Jim McCabe and Brad Bemis, Location Professionals and Friends of FilmL.A.
At the top of the year, we were saddened to learn that two long-time friends of FilmL.A. had passed away. FilmL.A. joins many others in honoring the memories of two wonderful location professionals, James (Jim) McCabe and Bradley (Brad) Scott Bemis. James (Jim) McCabe James (Jim) McCabe began his career in 1977 as Location Manager for the made-for-television movie … Read More
City Council Extends Facility Fee Waiver Program
In December, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved an extension of its City Facilities Location Fee Waiver Program, to wide film industry approval. For five years, the program has aided local filmmakers by waiving facility use fees for productions shot on City-controlled properties like Los Angeles City Hall, City libraries, and law enforcement facilities. Only a handful of City … Read More
FilmL.A. Staffers Volunteer Time, Talent for COLA Show
On Sunday, October 16, 2011, Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS) celebrated filming in California by hosting the California On Location AwardsTM (COLA) at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Now in their 17th year, the COLAs honor location professionals, production companies and public employees for professional excellence while working on location in the State of California. This year … Read More