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  1. Aero Mock-Ups Now Open to INDIE Creators

    Aero Mock-Ups Now Open to INDIE Creators

    September 7, 2023

    Aero Mock-Ups is now offering their space to all creatives at an affordable rate. Have you ever wanted to shoot a film inside an airplane, private jet, or terminal but thought it was too expensive? Now's your chance! You can film in any of our North Hollywood standing sets for three hours at only $1000, and each additional hour is just $650. It's the perfect opportunity to bring your ideas to life!


    September 1, 2023

    On location, damages sometimes happen. And when they do, you can trust Blue Moon has the equipment, manpower, and know-how to adequately deal with it. Whether it's a commercial shoot involving vehicle burnouts and drifts, or one of your transportation trucks ruptured a tank and leaked a river of fluid, Blue Moon has restored over 1 million square feet of concrete driveways, asphalt parking lots, streets, courts, and other outdoor surfaces. Next time your film-shoot has an "uh-oh" outdoor moment, call Blue Moon, and watch us turn that frown upside down. BLUE MOON CLEANING 800-503-3585
  3. Unleash Your Vision with CinePacks Studios' Virtual Production Excellence!

    Unleash Your Vision with CinePacks Studios' Virtual Production Excellence!

    August 31, 2023

    Dive into the future of virtual creativity at CinePacks Studios. Boasting a state-of-the-art 30' x 12' curved LED wall equipped with a 2.5 pixel pitch, our studio becomes the canvas for your imagination, providing an immersive backdrop for projects of all scales and genres. CinePacks Studios. 6855 Vineland AveNorth Hollywood, CA 91605 Email: Website:
  4. Journey to the heart of Vatican City without leaving Downtown Los Angeles!

    Journey to the heart of Vatican City without leaving Downtown Los Angeles!

    August 31, 2023

    Embark on an extraordinary journey to The Vatican, Rome, Italy, without leaving Los Angeles at Explore Vatican: Immersive Experience! Using cutting-edge technology, allow us to transport you to the heart of Europe, where you'll encounter a captivating, up-close encounter with the rich history and art of Vatican City. Prepare to be whisked away on a journey like never before to the wonders that await, as we bring the Vatican's treasures right to your doorstep! Engage Your Senses and Dive into the Heart of The Vatican. As you wander through the meticulously crafted replicas, marvel at the masterpieces of Renaissance art, gaze up at Michelangelo's magnificent frescoes, and immerse yourself in the sacred atmosphere that permeates every corner of the Vatican. With virtual reality elements, you can virtually explore hidden treasures and witness historical events firsthand. Specifications Date: starting July 2023 Opening hours: to be announced soon! Duration: ~90 minutes experience Location:516 South Mission Road, Los Angeles, 90033 Age requirement: all ages welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult Accessibility: the venue is fully accessible for individuals in wheelchairs Price: ticket prices start at $30 Immersive Experience. Ever wanted to visit Vatican City but never had the opportunity? Well now is your chance as the IN5 Experium, via cutting-edge technology, brings the Vatican City to Los Angeles. This exclusive exhibition invites you to feel what most haven't felt by using multiple projection screens, true-to-life textures, scents, sound, and immersive music, giving you a truly multi-sensory experience. Discover, immerse, and engage with the art, history, stories, aesthetic and architectural attributes of the Vatican City! Uncover secrets unknown to most, and get your tickets for Explore Vatican: Immersive Experience in Los Angeles! Specifications • Embark on a multi-sensory journey to Vatican City without leaving Los Angeles • Delve into the art, history, and architectural wonders of the historic site • Envelop your senses in a captivating blend of projection screens, textures, scents, sound, and music, transporting you to the heart of the Vatican City • Unveil the stories, aesthetic marvels, and architectural attributes of the Vatican City • Step into the immersive world and leave with enriching moments, knowledge, and appreciation
  5. 41 SETS Grand Coramino Tequila Ad with Kevin Hart

    41 SETS Grand Coramino Tequila Ad with Kevin Hart

    August 30, 2023

    41 sets and Erin Dallesandro teamed up with the Hartbeat/ Grand Coramino Tequila team to create this very stylish ad. "Club Coramino" was created by modifying the Mayfair hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Erin worked with the Coramino team to develop the sets per the storyboard a'la "Goodfellas" meets Swanky underground insider, meets the warmth and kindness the Kevin Hart brings to all of his projects. 41 sets built and installed the stage, hallway set, and other various paneling and the hero Grand Coramino bottle stand at the end of the ad. We are grateful to have been a part of this and happy to know everyone on the team.
  6. Winners Announced at Tenth Annual LMGI Awards

    Winners Announced at Tenth Annual LMGI Awards

    August 30, 2023

    John Wick: Chapter 4 and All Quiet on the Western Front are Motion Picture Winners at the 10th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards '1923,' 'The Last of Us,' and 'The White Lotus' Win For Television Steven Spielberg, The Creative Coalition, Beth Tate, and Dow Griffith Receive Special Honors For Photos, Videos and Press Release Available After 11PM CLICK HERE HOLLYWOOD, CA. - August 26, 2023 - The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) announced the winners of its 10th Annual LMGI Awards tonight. The Motion Picture winners were John Wick: Chapter 4 (filmed throughout Berlin, Paris, New York City, Japan and Jordan) and All Quiet on the Western Front (filmed in Czech Republic and Germany). The Television Series winners were "1923" (filmed in Montana, South Africa, Malta and Kenya), "The White Lotus: Season 2" (filmed in Sicily, Italy) and "The Last of Us" (filmed around Alberta, Canada). Icelandair Stopover "Easy to Stop, Hard to Leave" (shot in Iceland) won for Commercial and The Alberta Film Commissions and Calgary Economic Development for "The Last of Us" (filmed around Alberta, Canada) was awarded the Outstanding Film Commission Award. The awards ceremony and reception took place at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica before an audience of 400, including LMGI members, industry executives and press. This year also marks the LMGI's 20th anniversary. The LMGI Awards spotlight international features, television and commercials in which the creative use of filming locations set the tone, enrich the character and enhance the narrative. The LMGI is a professional international non-profit organization of location managers and not a labor union or guild. Academy Award®-winning director, producer and writer Steven Spielberg, the master storyteller and legendary pioneer of the modern blockbuster motion picture, received the prestigious Eva Monley Award virtually, honoring his more than four decades of extraordinary award-winning work. Presenting the award to Mr. Spielberg was longtime Spielberg collaborator and Oscarâ-winning Production Designer Rick Carter ( Jurassic Park, Lincoln, The Fablemans ). The Creative Coalition was honored with the Humanitarian Award for its dedication to utilizing Arts and Entertainment to promote social change. The organization leverages its diverse membership from all sectors of the entertainment industry to make a meaningful impact on the world. The award was presented by Cheryl Hines ("Curb Your Enthusiasm," "The Flight Attendant"), and Steven Weber ("Chicago Med," "13 Reasons Why"). Accepting on behalf of The Creative Coalition was CEO Robin Bronk and President Tim Daly. Academy Award-winning director Taylor Hackford ( An Officer and a Gentleman, Proof of Life ) presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to veteran Location Manager Dow Griffith ( Bourne Legacy, Contagion, Jumanji ), honored for his lifetime career of over 65 motion pictures whose locations span the globe. The 2023 Trailblazer Award was awarded to Location Scout and LMGI co-founding member Beth Tate ( Twilight, Beverly Hills 90210 ), spotlighting her trailblazing work in the inception, formation and continued support of the LMGI as it celebrates its 20th anniversary, as well as her stellar location scouting career. Presenting Tate with the award was Location Manager JJ Levine ("Eternals," "Loot," "The Company You Keep") and Location Manager Diane Friedman ("Star Trek: Generations," "The Circle"). Additional presenters included Jaclyn Philpott (AFCI Executive Director), Academy Award-nominated Production Designer Stefan Dechant (The Tragedy of Macbeth, Kong: Skull Island, Pacific Rim: Uprising), Academy Award- nominated Production Designer Jeannine Oppewall ( L.A. Confidential, Catch Me if You Can, Seabiscuit ), Director Patrick Cady ("Interrogation," "Bosch"), Director Hanelle M. Culpepper ("Star Trek: Discovery," "Big Sky," True Story"), and Emmy-nominated Filmmaker David Freid ("Guns Found Here," "High Chaparral"). 2023 LMGI AWARDS HONOREES: Steven Spielberg EVA MONLEY AWARD The Creative Coalition HUMANITARIAN AWARD Dow Griffith, LMGI LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Beth Tate, LMGI TRAILBLAZER AWARD 2023 LMGI AWARDS WINNERS: OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A PERIOD TELEVISION SERIES "1923" D. Zachary Heine, LMGI Johan Van Der Walt Joseph Formosa Randon, LMGI James Crowley Eduard Klarenbeek OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A CONTEMPORARY TELEVISION SERIES "The Last of Us" Jason Nolan LMGI Mohammad Qazzaz, LMGI OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A TV SERIAL PROGRAM, ANTHOLOGY, MOW OR LIMITED SERIES "The White Lotus - Season 2" Piernicola Pinnola, LMGI OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A PERIOD FEATURE FILM All Quiet on the Western Front Petr Rucka LMGI Marek Rídel Jan Ondrovcák LMGI OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A CONTEMPORARY FEATURE FILM John Wick: Chapter 4 Simon Daniel, LMGI Pascal Ricuolt Antonin Depardieu Ghaith Al-kurdi Daisei Susami Morgan Roche OUTSTANDING FILM COMMISSION "The Last of Us" The Alberta Film Commissions Calgary Economic Development OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A COMMERCIAL Icelandair Stopover "Easy to Stop, Hard to Leave" Jón Ólafur Lindsay This year's awards are produced by Erick Weiss, Honeysweet Creative and IngleDodd Media . Co-Chairs of this year's LMGI Awards are LMGI President John Rakich ("See," "Shadowhunters," "The Expanse"), and Supervising Location Manager Robin Citrin (Barbie, The Gray Man, Shutter Island). The Title sponsors of the LMGI Awards are NEOM, Polish Film Institute and Studio Air + Power. Additional proud sponsors include Diamond: Film AlUla, Fox Studio Lot; Platinum: 5 Star Film Locations, H.C. Armenian and Mediterranean Restaurant, Skye Rentals, Universal Production Services; Gold: Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia; Directors Guild of Canada, Ontario; Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS), Honolulu Film Office, NorthStar Moving, ON-SET Disposals, Pacific Production Services, Pacific Traffic Control, Riverside County Film Commission, Teamsters Local 399, Trilith Studios, William F. White International Inc.; Silver: Alberta Film Commission, Calgary Economic Development, Directors Guild of Canada, Alberta; Edmonton Screen Industries Office, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Giggster Select, Hollywood Locations, Los Angeles Center Studios, Mat Men, Production Security Services, Reel Security, San Antonio Film Commission, USVI Film Office, Westchester County NY Tourism & Film; Bronze: California Film Commission, Classic Tents & Events, Directors Guild of Canada, National, Hotel ERWIN, Inland Empire Film Services, Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica, Menifee Film Office, Montana Film Office, Palihotel Culver City, Palihotel Westwood Village, Placer-Lake Tahoe Film Office, Savannah Regional Film Commission, Solar Studios, Toni Maier On Location, Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture; Viceroy Santa Monica, Wrigley Media Group; Media Sponsors: Below the Line, The Hollywood Reporter, The Location Guide, SHOOT Magazine|SHOOTonline, Variety, The Wrap.
  7. Manhattan's first purpose-built studio is premiering in 2025!

    Manhattan's first purpose-built studio is premiering in 2025!

    August 29, 2023

    Introducing... Sunset Pier 94 Studios! - The 230,000-square-foot Sunset Pier 94 Studios will have 6 state-of-the-art sound stages, production support space, and offices - all overlooking the Hudson River. The facility's convenient location, design, size, and technological capabilities will provide a world-class experience for episodic television, live audience television, and feature films. Stay tuned for updates about this exciting project For more info, contact SALES@SUNSETSTUDIOS.COM (323) 860-0100
  8. Iguana Vintage Clothing opens for Production Costumes

    Iguana Vintage Clothing opens for Production Costumes

    August 24, 2023

    Iguana Vintage Clothing - the ultimate retro paradise nestled in the heart of Los Angeles! All three of our locations are now open for production clothing and costumes. Step into a whimsical world where fashion takes a nostalgic twist, and each garment has a story to tell. At Iguana Vintage, we celebrate the vibrant and eclectic spirit of bygone eras. The most organized vintage clothing store, ever!!! (323) 462-1010
  9. The Palmdale Film Stage is now Open!

    The Palmdale Film Stage is now Open!

    August 23, 2023

    Located in the heart of Palmdale the Palmdale Film Stage features a 6,000 square foot stage and studio with a 2,500 SF green screen cyclorama wall. In addition, the Palmdale Film Stage offers an equipment loading dock, a kitchen, furnished green room, dressing room with clothes racks and standing mirrors, make-up room with two lighted make-up and hair (MUAH) stations, and two restrooms. These amenities allow for an inviting and flexible location for all filming and photo shoot needs. For information on renting the facility or availability please visit or reach out to Palmdale Film Liaison, David Halver at 310-463-1911. Palmdale Film Stage 38448 Sierra Hwy, Palmdale, CA 93550 Contact us for information: Film Liaison David Halver Cell: 310.463.1911 Tel. 661.267.5125 Email:


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