Archive for category California/Los Angeles

More People Are Complaining About Film And TV Shoots In L.A.

BY JEAN TRINH If you live in L.A., you’ve most likely experienced the wrath of a film or TV shoot in your neighborhood. While you may have just been silently annoyed by your scarce street parking taken up by trailers and the sidewalks full of production crew and police officers, there has been an uptick of […]

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As filming returns to L.A., neighborhood complaints rise

By Dakota Smith, Los Angeles Daily News Television and commercial production crews are back in Los Angeles amid an uptick in production across the city. But as more shoots occur on downtown bridges and San Fernando Valley boulevards, Los Angeles residents are pushing back. Complaints about filming were up nearly 20 percent this year, compared with 2013, according to […]

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Onwards and Outwards Resources: Women in the Film Industry

A selection of articles and resources which explore the position of women in the film industry today, the obstacles that they face and the innovations that they have made. A Vivid Cinema: Women in the British Film Industry, ICA Blog, 2015 Our British Female Directors, Dogwoof, 2015 Reports and Statistics, Women in Film and Television UK, […]

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6 Hollywood Studio Executives Discuss the State of the Film Industry

Justin Morrow The Hollywood Reporter recently sat down with the major studio chiefs for an hour-long discussion of the state of the industry, and while it’s definitely worth watching, because we love you so much, we went ahead and put together a list of 3 takeaways from the video, featuring Donna Langley (Chairman, Universal Pictures), Tom […]

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Film tax credits, new media outlets help revive entertainment economy in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Legislation signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown last year that offered more generous state tax incentives for film and TV production is being credited for a spike in the number of location shoots across Los Angeles. The local industry is also getting a boost from Hollywood newcomers including Amazon, Netflix and […]

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Film and TV jobs are migrating to New York and Atlanta, but workers are still better off in L.A.

Annlee EllingsonStaff WriterL.A. Biz My husband returns home next week after living in Atlanta for six months. We moved to Los Angeles 17 years ago because it’s the entertainment capital of the world, and he worked steadily in television here for a decade and a half. But like for many Hollywood workers and their families, […]

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LA FIGHTING BACK AGAINST RUNAWAY TV, FILM PRODUCTION

By Marc Cota-Robles LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday touted the success of an expanded tax credit program that is luring entertainment projects back to Southern California. Film and television productions are returning to California thanks to a significant increase in film tax credits. “We want them to spend their money here, we want […]

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Advanced paint techniques for the film industry

Learn painting processes used in the film industry—ageing techniques, wood grains, marble and stone effects– through demonstrations and practice with one of the most knowledgeable scenic artists in the film industry. This two day intensive workshop is perfect for art students, artists, trades painters; those with a desire to expand their skills. This will be […]

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New Tax Credits Boost Filming In L.A. In Q3

by David Robb California’s new film tax credit already is paying dividends in Los Angeles, which saw a 3.8% increase in on-location filming during the third quarter of 2015 compared with the same period last year. The first round of TV projects that qualified under the incentives program entered production during the quarter, and the impact was dramatic, with […]

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Warner Bros inks film production tie-up in China

Warner Brothers Entertainment and China Media Capital are forming a joint venture to develop Chinese-language movies for global and domestic markets. http://media.brisbanetimes.com.au/entertainment/entertainment-news/warner-bros-inks-film-production-tieup-in-china-6895638.html

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