FILMING/ PHOTO SHOOTS ON LOCATION
The Los Angeles Convention Center is a premiere location for filming commercials, movies made for television or the big screen, and still-model shoots. We are here to assist you with all of your filming and location requests. Our Filming Coordinator can be reached at (213) 741-1151 ext 5369.
- Filming Rate: one location $3,500.00 per day
- Each additional location: $3,500.00 per day
- Prep & Teardown $3,500.00 per day
- Still Photography $1,500.00 - $2,500.00 per day
(all or part of a day)
Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) Personnel Requirements:
A LACC Security Officer is assigned to the filming company during the entire shoot at $60.00 an hour straight time (4 hour minimum) and at a rate of $60.00 an hour for overtime. A LACC Electrician is assigned for all interior shoots and on occasion for exterior filming at $60.00 an hour straight time (4 hour minimum) 7:00AM - 4:30 PM, Monday through Thursday. After 4:30 PM, electricians are assigned at a rate of $120.00 an hour Monday -Friday, weekends, and holidays. In most instances, an electrician is not required for prep and/or teardown. Additional Craft personnel are available and may be required in a certain areas. Rates are available upon request.
Los Angeles Fire Department requirements: One uniformed fire safety officer is required for all filming activities on L.A.C.C. property.
Damage Deposit Requirements:
A separate check for $25,000.00 is required as a damage deposit, which will be returned after an inspection of all licensed areas by L.A.C.C. personnel.
The film company must supply the L.A.C.C. with proof of liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 and a copy of the film permit(s) from the Los Angeles Fire Department. Areas used for filming must be confirmed by completion of a License Agreement issued by the L.A.C.C. Each of the aforementioned items will be included in the contract. Filming can commence when the full payment is received.
All cast and crew vehicles park in the L.A.C.C. parking garages. Private vehicles are not allowed in areas used by equipment trucks. Garage parking is $12.00. Equipment truck parking free of charge. All working vehicles, such as gaffer and catering trucks park in an area designated for that purpose. All working vehicles parking on Gilbert Lindsey Drive, Pico Drive, or Figueroa Drive must park on one side of the street, maintaining a fire lane at all times. When production vehicles are allowed to park on non-asphalt surfaces, a protective cover is to be placed under the vehicle to prevent oil stains. Motion picture, television, or news vans are not allowed to park on public sidewalks adjacent to the L.A.C.C. under any circumstances. To prevent access by other patrons, film companies may be required to post security personnel at parking garage entrances.
Lighting and power can be provided by the L.A.C.C. dependent upon the needs of the film company. Our film coordinator can provide more information and guidance. L.A.C.C. personnel must perform any alteration(s) to lighting fixtures.
The L.A.C.C. must approve any repainting of surfaces. Repainted surfaces must be restored to the original color and condition to the satisfaction of the L.A.C.C.
All props must be free standing and not attached to any portion of the building. Extreme care must be exercised during set dressing to prevent damage to L.A.C.C. property. Layout board must be used to protect the terrazzo floor in the South and West lobbies and/or carpeted floors whenever deemed necessary. All black rubber wheels on carts must be wrapped with a protective covering such as plastic to prevent tire marks. Electric carts are not permitted in public areas, such as lobbies corridors or in exhibit halls when a show is in progress. All props must be removed from L.A.C.C. property when filming is completed.
** All damages must be reported to the Building Superintendent/ Maintenance Operations.