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Thursday, Apr. 23, 2020
On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles is down more than 18 percent so far in 2020 and continues to fall, according to a report released by FilmLA. Among other documented impacts to business in the wake of the
COVID-19 pandemic, declines in a key measure of entertainment industry output...
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020
California leads among the top international competitors when it comes to attracting U.S.-based narrative feature films, according to a new study published today by FilmLA. "Feature Films: A Profile of Production" analyzes a sample of 291 live-action theatrical-release and 56 streaming-release...
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020
A seasonal lift across several film production categories arrived too late to satisfy high expectations for 2019, according to new data published by FilmLA. In several key categories--including feature films, TV dramas, TV comedies and web-based TV, on-location production was more robust from...
Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
Overall on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles declined 5.2% from July through September, according to new data published by FilmLA. In all, 9,226 Shoot Days (SD) were logged during the period.
And while the third quarter of 2018 saw local filming attain near-record highs, the same...
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
FilmLA released a new report prepared by its research division. The 2019 Television Report offers an overview of the current production landscape for U.S. based television series and new TV projects. In addition
to quantifying California’s share, the report assesses some of the trends...
Monday, Jul. 22, 2019
Scripted television remains the bright spot in the L.A. production picture, according to the latest quarterly data from FilmLA. On-location filming within that jobs-rich sector increased in the second quarter, while feature, commercial and reality TV production lost ground. Across all tracked...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles rose 5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, a strong finish for a year in which local film production came close to record highs. According to a FilmLA report, area filmmakers logged 10,359 shoot days (SD) in the fourth quarter, and 38,795 SD for all...
Thursday, Jul. 19, 2018
On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles slid 5.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018, according to a FilmL.A. report released. In all, 8,978 shoot days (SD) were logged during the period, including all filming categories tracked by the nonprofit. On-location Feature production is up for a...
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles decreased 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2017 vs. the third quarter of 2016, according to a FilmL.A. report. In all, 9,455 Shoot Days (SD) were logged during the period, including all categories tracked by the nonprofit. Among all filming...
Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017
On-location film production in Greater Los Angeles slipped 4.7 percent between April and June, 2017 to 9,466 shoot days (SD), according to an update from FilmL.A. Local on-location feature production decreased 18.5 percent (1,067 SD) in the second quarter.
“Declines in any category need...