Summer Filming Restrictions for L.A. County Beaches

Summer is nearly upon us, bringing the return of filming restrictions for L.A. County Beaches. All Los Angeles County Beaches will be off-limits for weekend filming beginning Saturday, May 21st through Sunday, September 11th. This year the Department of Beaches and Harbors has also announced that no beach filming may take place on Friday, May 27th, in anticipation of Memorial Day Weekend. Continue reading Summer Filming Restrictions for L.A. County Beaches

Sixth Street Viaduct Closes to Filming January 27, 2016 – Final Demolition to Begin February 5

6th Street Viaduct
6th Street Viaduct

The City of Los Angeles has notified FilmL.A. that on January 27, the Sixth Street Viaduct (Bridge) will cease to be available for filming and production-related activity. Demolition will begin on the east side of the bridge (over the 101 freeway) on February 5 and work west. US Rte 101 will also be closed for a 40-hour period from February 5-7. Continue reading Sixth Street Viaduct Closes to Filming January 27, 2016 – Final Demolition to Begin February 5

L.A. Big 5K and Skechers L.A. Marathon to be Held February 13 & 14, 2016: City to Restrict Filming Street/Lane Closures in Affected Areas

2012 BIG 5K
2012 BIG 5K

The 2016 Skechers Performance LA Marathon will be held on Sunday, February 14, 2016, with the L.A. 5K held the day before on Saturday, February 13, 2016. This is approximately one month earlier than similar past events. Continue reading L.A. Big 5K and Skechers L.A. Marathon to be Held February 13 & 14, 2016: City to Restrict Filming Street/Lane Closures in Affected Areas

L.A. Marathon Restrictions for the City of Santa Monica, Effective February 13 & 14

2012 Honda LA Marathon
2012 Honda LA Marathon

The 2016 Skechers Performance LA Marathon will be held on Sunday, February 14, 2016, with the L.A. Big 5K held the day before on Saturday February 13, 2016. The City of Santa Monica has notified FilmL.A. that it will temporarily implement film permit restrictions in relation to the L.A. Marathon. Continue reading L.A. Marathon Restrictions for the City of Santa Monica, Effective February 13 & 14

Reminder: When Brandishing Weapons During Film Shoots

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has asked FilmL.A. to remind the production community that permission to use weapons/replica weapons during filming must be authorized by permit and advance notice must be provided to local law enforcement agencies. Continue reading Reminder: When Brandishing Weapons During Film Shoots

FAA Updates Motion Picture and Television Plans of Activity Processing-Aerial Activity

Aerial Filmworks provided the Airfilm AFSP mount and Cineflex V14HD for use on ERA Helicopter’s A-Star AS350-B2 for filming the Alaska sequence of the “That’s It That’s All” snowboard film with Director Curt Morgan.
Aerial Filmworks provided the Airfilm AFSP mount and Cineflex V14HD for use on ERA Helicopter’s A-Star AS350-B2 for filming the Alaska sequence of the “That’s It That’s All” snowboard film with Director Curt Morgan.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has updated its Plan of Activity processing for aerial activity to reflect the following:
Operators utilizing aircraft for aerobatic maneuvers below the minimum 1,500 feet above the surface or in proximity to persons or airspace are required to have a Certificate of Waiver and submit a Plan of Activity (POA) to the local Flights Standard District Office (FSDO). Please be advised, helicopter/aircraft below 500 feet will still require a POA. Minimum altitudes for aircrafts are specified in the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Continue reading FAA Updates Motion Picture and Television Plans of Activity Processing-Aerial Activity

Summer Filming Restrictions for L.A. County Beaches

Zuma Beach
Zuma Beach

Summer is nearly upon us, bringing the return of filming restrictions for L.A. County Beaches. All Los Angeles County Beaches will be off-limits for weekend filming beginning this Saturday, May 16th through Sunday, September 6th. This year the Department of Beaches and Harbors has also announced that no beach filming may take place on Friday, May 22rd, in anticipation of Memorial Day Weekend Continue reading Summer Filming Restrictions for L.A. County Beaches

LAUSD to Increase Filming Fees; New Fee Schedule Effective June 1, 2015

LAUSD Bus
Los Angeles Unified School District

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has revised its schedule of fees to film or park at District-owned locations. A copy of the revised fee schedule is attached to this alert and will soon appear the FilmL.A. website, The new rates will take effect June 1, 2015. Continue reading LAUSD to Increase Filming Fees; New Fee Schedule Effective June 1, 2015

New LA County Road Fees to Take Effect July 1, 2015

LA Roads
Ocean Boulevard & Santa Monica Boulevard

 

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the latest in a series of planned film fee increases from the Department of Public Works. Continue reading New LA County Road Fees to Take Effect July 1, 2015

Construction Set to Begin August 2015: 6th Street Viaduct

6th Street Viaduct

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Please be advised, a construction project is set to begin on the 6th Street Bridge and surrounding areas which will result in several bridge and road closures. Closures of surrounding areas will go into effect within the next few weeks, with demolition of the bridge starting in August 2015. The overall project is scheduled to last well into the year 2018. Continue reading Construction Set to Begin August 2015: 6th Street Viaduct

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