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Film Industry Helping Local Band Get Noticed, Helps Cancer Patients in the Process

December 22, 2010 by

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One of the major benefits the filmed entertainment industry brings to the Los Angeles area is the complementary impact it has on other sectors of the economy.  One of the industries most directly linked to filmed entertainment is the music industry, a monolith on its own in the region.  The two industries are closely related […]

Daily News Calls Film Works Campaign “A Smart Move”

December 17, 2010 by

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Today’s Daily News contained an excellent editorial about the Film Works campaign.  The following is an excerpt from the piece: FilmL.A.’s new Film Works promotional effort is a smart move. The nonprofit agency aims to remind Angelenos of the economic and cultural benefits film production brings, and counter complaints that filming is too disruptive to […]

Film Works. It’s About Reel Jobs. Real Impact for Los Angeles.

December 13, 2010 by

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From Rocky to Rudy to Shrek, Hollywood loves a comeback story.  After  years of disappointment and decline, the time has come for Los  Angeles–if not the entire State of California–to shoulder the hero’s mantle and reassert its frequently-challenged position as Entertainment Capital of the World. Film Works L.A. is a stakeholder-driven education and outreach campaign […]

Hollywood At Heart of LA, California & US Economic Backbone

December 13, 2010 by

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Without a doubt, the entertainment industry is a fundamental and indispensable pillar of the economy.  That’s true not only in greater Los Angeles, but also the State of California and the entire United States.  Whether measured in terms of employment, the number of business establishments,  positive balance of international trade or as a source of […]

Family-Owned Jackson Shrub: Greening Hollywood Sets Since 1937

December 13, 2010 by

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Perhaps no other business epitomizes both the American and Hollywood Dream like Jackson Shrub and Supply.  Family run since 1937, the North Hollywood-based company employs 50 people, whose skill and talent is primarily dedicated to providing the entertainment industry with live plant rentals as well as prop rentals and set construction services. The company’s founder, […]