Production Alert – Upcoming Special Events

Production Alert – Upcoming Special Events

FilmLA Production Alert –

The coming weeks will bring several large-scale events to the City of Los Angeles. As a service to filmmakers, FilmL.A.’s Production Planning Department is prepared to answer questions regarding proposed filming during each of the following events:

 3/17/2012, 2012 LA Big 5K – This is a warm-up race for the 2012 Honda LA Marathon taking place the following day. The route covers 3.1 street miles in Elysian Park and is expected to draw thousands of participants to the Dodger Stadium area. Expect nearby closures related to the event to last all day, plus additional time for event set-up and strike.

 3/18/2012, 2012 Honda LA Marathon. – This year’s Marathon starts at Dodger Stadium and follows a route spanning downtown Los Angeles, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Century City, Westwood, Brentwood and Santa Monica. Long stretches of Sunset Blvd., Hollywood Blvd., Santa Monica Blvd., and San Vicente Blvd. (among other streets) will be affected. LADOT posting restrictions will go into effect all along the parade route.

 4/8/2012, Baisakhi 2012 Celebration. – This is a large-scale religious parade and procession through downtown Los Angeles with more than 7,000 expected participants. The event will start and end near the Los Angeles Convention Center, with the procession following a downtown route involving Figueroa, 11th, Grand, 7th and Flower. This event is scheduled to run from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., with additional time for set-up and strike.

 4/29/02, Fiesta Broadway. – This is a large-scale Cinco de Mayo celebration featuring music performances and other activities. Events are scheduled at City Hall, on Broadway between 1st Street and 5th Street and further east along 1st Street. This event is scheduled to run from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with additional time for set-up and strike.

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