City officials want to revise their on-location rules and regs in order to attract more productions, but industry honchos say it would have the opposite effect. The proposed ordinance would allow 25 percent more filming at most locations, but there's an earlier curfew and no filming on the weekends, The City Council votes on the revisions tonight. From the Daily Breeze:
I think it has the potential to diminish and decrease the amount of filming in El Segundo," said Melissa Patack, [Motion Picture Association of America's] vice president of state government affairs. If the groups' predictions are indeed true, the new ordinances would achieve the opposite of El Segundo's original intentions to revise its rules so its stately high school would see more lucrative production.