Despite several days of rain, Los Angeles saw offlot activity edge up slightly by 1% for the week with 630 permitted production days during the week that ended Sunday compared with the year-ago period.
The activity level was nearly the same as the previous week, with 642 days amid substantial rains, according to figures released Tuesday by the FilmL.A. permitting agency.
TV activity continued to represent the largest share of filming despite declining 6% to 399 days. NBC Universal was the most active with 27 days, including 22 for the sitcom “Chandler.”
Other TV drama shows shooting offlot included “Castle,” “90210,” “Death Valley” and “Justified”; reality skeins lensing included “Dance Camp,” “Master Chef 2” and “Our House.”
Feature activity increased 22% compared to the year-ago week with 45 days permitted. The most active feature production during the period was Warner Bros. biopic “J. Edgar” with eight days, shooting in the San Fernando Valley.
Leonardo DiCaprio is starring as J. Edgar Hoover in the pic, directed by Clint Eastwood.
Other features currently shooting offlot in Los Angeles include “Haywire,” “The Clinic,” “Contagion” and “X-Men: First Class.”
Commercials posted a 16% increase during the week with 186 days. Anonymous Content was the most active producer with 27 dates, including 13 for a spot for Invesco.