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Is Your Business a Filming Location?
Market your business as a filming location with FilmWestHollywood.com.
FilmWestHollywood.com, maintained by Visit West Hollywood, enhances the positioning of West Hollywood as a filming destination and helps location managers and production companies bring on-location filming to our community. Locations include restaurants, retail, hotels, venues, beauty & spa, specialty and more.
If your business is located in West Hollywood and you would like to be listed as a “West Hollywood film location,” please contact:
FilmWestHollywood.com promotes filmmaking in the City of West Hollywood to advance economic development and civic pride and to increase awareness of West Hollywood as a vibrant, beautiful and culturally diverse city. Our services include marketing West Hollywood to the film industry, providing film location business referrals, and booking hotel accommodations and wrap parties.
This compact and cosmopolitan urban village is wedged between Hollywood and Beverly Hills at the scenic foot of the Hollywood Hills. The city is just 1.9 square miles in size but loaded with character, street culture, and a wide range of architectural styles – both vintage and visionary!
Film and Television Productions in West Hollywood
West Hollywood is proud to have served as the location for countless films and television productions, including:
– Oliver Stone meticulously recreated the Whisky-a-Go-Go’s 1960s club scene in The Doors, while Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard immortalized the Sunset Strip and many West Hollywood locales for generations of moviegoers.
– Recent features films shot in West Hollywood include Inception, Greenberg, Fame, Burlesque, The Green Hornet, Dinner for Schmucks, London Boulevard, Lions for Lambs, Walk Hard, Charlie Wilson’s War, Oceans 13,Notorious, and My Sister’s Keeper.
– Episodic television series also favor West Hollywood for location filming, with programs such as Entourage,Melrose Place, 90210, Castle, The Mentalist, Big Love, Tonight Show With Jay Leno and Southland repeatedly shooting in West Hollywood.
– Reality shows including LA Ink, The Hills, American Idol, Blow Out, Top Chef, The Bachelor, and Keeping Up With the Kardashians have all filmed in West Hollywood.
More than 40 percent of the business conducted in West Hollywood involves such creative fields as entertainment, interior design, fashion, art, and communications. A phenomenal retail, nightlife, and tourist trade entices savvy visitors to our upscale destination.
There are more than 200 entertainment-related firms located in West Hollywood, including production and editing facilities, management and talent agencies, and the movie, television, and recording companies in the corporate high rises along the Sunset Strip. Warner Bros. Studios, Geffen Entertainment, Virgin Records, The Lot, Interscope, and Ridley Scott and Associates head the list of high-profile entertainment companies that call West Hollywood home.