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For purposes of this Chapter 57, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“City” means the City and County of San Francisco.
“Commission” means the Film Commission of the City and County of San Francisco.
“Film” means feature motion pictures, video tapes, television programs, commercials, still photography, documentaries, travelogues, music videos, web videos, web series, and other visual art forms; provided however, that “film” shall not mean films or video tapes for private-family use or films by any news service or similar entity engaged in on-the-spot print media, publishing, or broadcasting, of news events.
“Film company” means any individual, corporation, firm, partnership, or other organization however organized engaged in film production.
“Film production” means the activity of making a film for commercial or noncommercial property where that activity (1) requires the use of City employees or equipment or (2) interferes with the ordinary use, safety, and enjoyment of public right-of-ways or other property under the jurisdiction of the City.
“Season” means the initial exhibition of a set of interrelated new episodes within a 12-month period.
(Added by Ord. 464-88, App. 10/12/88; amended by Ord. 425-89, App. 11/21/89; Ord. 331-00, File No. 001967, App. 12/28/2000; Ord. 70-06, File No. 060065, App. 4/20/2006; Ord. 244-18, File No. 180518, App. 10/26/2018, Eff. 11/26/2018)