During 2016, the Los Angeles County Film and Digital Media Industry generated 640,500 jobs, $58.8 billion in labor and another $158.3 billion in economic impact annually. Of the 640,500 jobs, 265,000 are directly employed in the Film and Digital Media Industry while 375,000 are jobs created through spillover effects. In total, the industry comprises 17% of Los Angeles County’s total workforce and 46% of the Nation’s Film and Digital Media Workforce.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICE CONTACT
Gary Smith – CEO Film Liaison
Laws regarding film permit requirements are established by the jurisdictions that FilmL.A. serves. Please contact FilmL.A. if you have questions about whether a permit is required for your specific project. Generally speaking, non-commercial filming (personal use) does not require a film permit.