Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak as L.A. Film Czar, effective immediately. Sherak is the high-profile figure…
When director J.J. Abrams yells "Action!" on the first new "Star Wars" film in almost a decade, it will be on a location or soundstage far, far from Abrams' home base of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.
With other tropical locales such as the Dominican Republic, Malaysia and Fiji establishing generous incentives, and Puerto Rico juicing its own last year with an added a 20% credit for above-the-line…
Gains in the mainstay TV category have fueled an 8.6% jump in second-quarter location shooting in Los Angeles to 12,173 permitted days. The small-screen increases, announced Tuesday by the FilmL.A…
Liam Hemsworth of "The Hunger Games" has replaced Armie Hammer in the lead of Matt Shakman's "Cut Bank," which has started shooting in the Canadian city of Edmonton -- which is helping to finance the…
The Zac Efron-Seth Rogen comedy "Townies" has provided a boost to Los Angeles film production at a time when feature shooting has been moderate.
Location activity in Los Angeles has heated up over the past month, thanks to small-screen projects. Gains in the mainstay TV category have fueled a 24% jump in April location shooting in Los Angeles…
Gains in the mainstay TV and feature film categories have fueled a 17.6% jump in first-quarter location shooting in Los Angeles. The first-quarter gains, announced Wednesday by the FilmL.A…
TV pilots have been driving Hollywood location shooting, led by police procedural "Gang Related," with 60 permitted days. "Gang Related," from Imagine Entertainment in association with Twentieth…
TV has continued to drive Hollywood location shooting with "Southland," wrapping up its fifth season this week, a mainstay during the first quarter. "Southland," produced by Warner Bros. TV, totaled…
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