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L.A. County’s top on-location filming sites for 2010

Griffith Park was the busiest destination for on-location filming in 2012, generating 346 production days, according to a FilmL.A. survey.  Projects included the TV shows “Criminal Minds” and “The Closer.” (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
This former warehouse at 737 Terminal St. on the edge of downtown L.A. ranked fifth in on-location production activity in 2011, with 154 production days including “Note to Self.” (Central City Studio)
Downtown’s Los Angeles Center Studios was the third-busiest site in 2011, generating 173 production days. Productions included AMC’s “Mad Men.” (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Will Rogers State Beach was the eigth busiest site for on location filming in 2012, generating 124 production days, according to FilmL.A. Inc. Shows included “The Office” and “Parenthood.” (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Linda Vista Community Hospital was the fourth busiest site for on location filming in 2012, generating 157 production days, according to FilmL.A. Inc. Shows included “True Blood” and “Criminal Minds.” (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Elysian Park was the sixth busiest site for on location filming in 2012, generating 136 production days, according to FilmL.A. Inc. Projects included “Raging Bull II” and the TV drama “Touch.” (Los Angeles Times)
Dockweiler State Beach generated 159 production days, including work on commercials for Wal-Mart and Radio Shack. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Club Ed is a desert ranch 15 miles east of Lancaster. The location generated 106 production days in 2011, including shoots for “Southland” and “True Blood.” (Club Ed)
Crew members get ready to film a scene for “NCIS: Los Angeles” on Ocean Front Walk in Venice. Venice Beach attracted 96 production days and 90 shoots in 2010, including the feature film “The Good Doctor.” (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
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