Elizabeth Banks starrer "Walk of Shame" has provided a boost to Los Angeles film production at a time when shooting tends to be fairly sluggish.
Buoyed by a strong fourth quarter, Hollywood's location production rose 1.7% last year -- despite sharp declines in the mainstay areas of TV dramas (down 20%) and reality (down 11.8%) due to the lure…
Production in Los Angeles has cooled down following seven straight weeks of increased activity as the business eased up ahead of the Thanksgiving break.
Production in Los Angeles has heated up during the fall, with seven straight weeks of increased activity capped by one of the highest totals of the year.
Hollywood's location shooting has remained relatively robust this fall, with increases in offlot shooting in six consecutive weeks.
Overall offlot filming in Hollywood increased 8% during the week after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation extending the incentive program for two years.
Hollywood's offlot production chilled in all categories during the third quarter, sliding 3.9% from the 2011 period, as runaway production continued to take a toll on local shooting.
Driven by Lindsay Lohan-toplined thriller "The Canyons" and Fox comedy "How to Live with Your Parents," total off-lot production in Los Angeles increased 5% over last week.
Hollywood's offlot production has started the third quarter on a quiet note, sliding 6% during the holiday week from the 2011 period to 383 permitted days.
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