This year, film production in Los Angeles saw a strong beginning, setting a new 1st quarter record with 9,832 shoot days.
Though production decreased compared to the 4th quarter of 2021, industry activity was higher in early 2022 than in 2021, when the spread of the Delta variant led to a halt.
Film production in the first quarter of 2022 improved over the same period in 2021. Television, especially TV Drama and Reality TV, drove this increase.
Documentaries, student films, photoshoots, music videos, and other production shoot days also significantly increased.
Nevertheless, the sector remains below its 5-year category average.
Productions involved with the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program totaled 26 shoot days for the quarter ...