FilmL.A. Monitors: Ambassadors for On-Location Filming

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Los Angeles residents enjoy an opportunity that is rare for most Americans — spotting film crews at work in local communities.  Thanks to California’s revised Film & Television Tax Credit Program, L.A. has seen an uptick in on-location production, particularly in scripted TV.  Many may wonder how filming is managed during on-location shoots.  For the highest-impact productions, some of that … Read More

State Agents Find Some Companies Give Filmmakers False Sense of Security

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Are the security guards present on your set qualified and legally permitted to do the work you’ve hired them to do? If arranging on-location set security is one of your job responsibilities, you owe it to yourself and your production to make sure the private security companies you hire meet all state requirements applicable to private Licensed Patrol Operators (LPOs) … Read More