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Abandoned Vintage Apartment (1970s)
An abandoned 1970s vintage apartment just 9 miles east of Downtown LA.
Grungy wall paper, stained carpets and yellowing walls are ready for you and your crew to take over and make your very own!
This location features a vintage kitchen, living room, bedroom, two bathrooms and a central, enclosed atrium where lights can be placed for all four rooms and all sun light can be easily controlled.
Managed by filmmakers for filmmakers!
Fast response times, easy scouting and knowledgeable, film-friendly site-reps.
We are open for location scouting between 9am and 2pm Monday through Friday by appointment only. Off hours scouting subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
While we try to keep a handful of small items around the space for productions to use, please consider the space unfurnished.
Currently the speakers in the living room are in storage as most shoots don't use them, but they can be setup with advance notice.
If you don't see it on your scout it's not included with the rental!
We highly encourage productions to come scout our location. The wallpaper is in a constant state of change from production to production due to wear and tear and its current state may not match the pictures above!
Come see what it's like for yourself before booking!
-- Overtime Policy --
Please note: Giggster's policy is to charge 1.5x overtime for any hours outside your booking. If you go one hour over and paid $100/hr, that hour would be $150!
As a location, it's very important to us that we have an accurate idea of the exact number of hours you intend to book.
If you contact us up to 24hrs in advance we will be happy to extend your booking hours at the base rate to avoid the higher overtime rate.
Otherwise, overtime will be billed at 1.5x your booking rate.
-- Booking Policy --
All bookings are on a first come, first serve basis. If you do not have an approved booking here on Giggster your dates are not reserved.
Inquiries about the location or coming by to scout the location will not place any form of hold on your dates.
We will however provide a soft hold for specific dates by written request only once you've completed a preliminary scout.
During a soft-hold we will alert you to other clients requesting your desired filming dates and will give you approximately eight hours to make your formal booking before approving the competing booking.
-- Offices --
Offices in the photos rent for $50/office/day and are not included in the rental.
-- Multi Site Bookings --
Martinsound hosts some of Giggster's most exciting locations including the Abandoned Grungy Apartment, the Retro Electronics Lab and the Grungy Warehouse Stockroom all in the same building!
We're happy to offer the convenience of hosting shoots that use multiple sites in our fantastic location!
To make things fair, simple and straight forward, here's our multi use booking policy:
All multi site bookings will be booked individually.
Each must have their own start and stop times and each space will be billed for individually including overtime (if the crew or gear is in the room past the booking, it goes into OT).
Each site will be billed at it's standard rate per crew size starting at $100/hr unless otherwise discussed but we will only charge the site rep fee once!
Often we will book multiple sites in one day with consecutive or sometimes overlapping crews (just as a studio with two sound stage
Mad Men Mid-Century Modern
My home is a 1950's Mid Century house, the furniture and landscaping match the time period. Great for filming! Open airy, bright and comfortable. I have pent a lot on the art and furniture, its awesome!
I have a open garage for equipment
~ Cleaning Fee: $135.
Place was recently cleaned and "all" surfaces have been anti-bacterially cleaned every week! :)
Brick Manor Estate Property
Imposing Red Brick home on a hill with stamped concrete driveway with white balustrade entrance to a double door grand foyer. Large living room, proper dining room and superb kitchen area.
Lush backyard landscape with a koi fish pond and waterfall, oval shaped pool with trampoline, pool house, green room and pebbly parterre.
Colorful Spanish Church with Ornate Altar
Check calendar for availability.
Great for weddings this small, but beautiful church has an amazing altar and decorations. Also nice garden and banquet hall.
Legendary Sunset Hollywood Villa
Mid-Century Modernism 60’s Villa, is a true original vintage architectural beauty and captures the 60’s Movies era accurate. The SunsetHollywoodVilla served as a backdrop set for several action & drama 60's movies such as Ocean's 11 w. Frank Sinatra and Bond movies w. Sean Connery.
This MC Modernism 60’s Villa, located in West Hollywood, is newly renovated with authentic furnishings and retro designed décor pieces.
The building structure induces a sleek visual appearance & overlooks Sunset Plaza and SoHo House area. Floor to ceiling windows throughout the Villa maximize those views allowing in light and pulling sunshine indoors. The elevated and floating Villa allows magnificent glimmering afternoon views over the City of Angels.
To view detailed images of the Villa and most recent productions check on Instagram @SunsetHollywoodVilla.
Abandoned Venice Horror Church + Modern Office
An old, abandoned, retro looking church in the heart of Venice.
The location features a kitchen, two chapels, restrooms, four rooms including one very unique room with a bathtub in the closet – and tons of character.
Fast response times, easy scouting and knowledgeable, film-friendly site-reps.
Beautiful Turn-Key White & Green Film Stage
Our film studio is excellent for use as a photo studio, video studio, warehouse as well as a loft location if need be.
Our stage is perfectly suitable for building standing sets and can accommodate up to 50 people at once.
Both Green Screen & White cyclorama are fully pre-lit & ready-to-use. We are less than 10 minutes away from Burbank and North Hollywood.
We don't charge any additional fees - The price you see is the price you pay.
3,600 ft² industrial space
Green, White Cyc
Parking lot + all day free street parking
----INCLUDED IN THE PRICE----
Green Cyc - 26' W x 20' D x 10' H
White Cyc - 24' W x 20' D x 13' H
Video Lights: (Rigged-Up & Pre-Lighting Cycloramas)
- 5 Kino Flo Lighting Systems ParaBeam 410
- 5 Kino Flo Lighting Systems ParaBeam 210
- 5 Kino Flo Lighting Systems Image 47
Can you record clean dialogue? No
Insurance required? No
Deposit required? No
Architecture Type? Industrial
Square Footage? 3,600
Number of Rooms? 1
Number of Restrooms? 1
Wireless Sound System? Yes
Trailers allowed? Yes
Coffee Maker? No
Pets allowed? Yes
Child-talent allowed? Yes
Generator allowed? NO
Furniture/wall art movement allowed? Yes
Movable Furniture? Yes
Drones allowed? No
Wifi speed? 50 megabytes per second
Mobile/cellular network reception? Very Good
Student Rate? Same
Noise restrictions? Some
Fireplace/fire pit usage? Nope
Pool heated/usage? None
Ground floor or elevator/stair access? Freight Elevator
What is the noise in the surrounding area? Airplanes (Burbank Airport)
How many outlets are available? Where are they? 20 Outlets (everywhere)
Is there dedicated space open for hair & makeup? Yes
What is the natural light like (exposure, # of windows)? None
Are all areas of the space accessible for production purposes (including the exterior) Yes
What are the power capabilities like in the space? 120 amps
Will there be an on-site manager present during the booking? No, unless requested by production
What are the parking and load-in / load out options on site? Loading dock, parking lot + all day free street parking on the street.
Fairytale-style storybook house in Eagle Rock
The storybook architect-designed house is a unique structure in an exclusive location set on a prominent location with amazing light from sunrise to sunset. Almost every room in this two story house from 1923 has carved wood fixtures, hewn stone, stone inlay and/or stain glass windows. Unique original features such as 3-D relief murals, nine built-in sconce lights adorned with floral touches. The most striking room is the entryway, with a 11-foot tall arts and crafts-inspired arched stain glass window. The entryway ceiling is over 25 feet tall and features a Juliet balcony and a "Norman Village" with external features on the inside of the entryway.
Some of the long-time neighbors still call the house "The Good Will Hunting House" since Matt Damon and Ben Affleck rented the house from a previous owner during the time they were working on their award winning screenplay. We like to think that there's still a lot of creative energy remaining in the house.
The French architect, Jean-Louis Egasse put it best when asked in 1923 where he got inspiration, “In this particular instance, Norman lines, such as were left by the descendants of the Vikings, following their peregrinations of an ante-mediaeval period, were the main source of inspiration. Saxony and Northern Italy were also borrowed from in carrying out the exterior. The curves and arches, although not symmetrical, are all geometrically related, in order to create an ensemble of harmonious lines suggestive of spiritual truths.”
We are familiar with film shoots. We have had 50 film/media projects since 2017.
Jungle Forest Desert House - Horror Props Junkyard
☕ INT. Here's your crack house without the crack. Low budget/horror movie ready.
EXT. Street access to enormous yard with many looks:
♦ cactus, ditches, mounds and more
♦ free props
Perfect base station with extra parking. Just a block from restaurants, stores, public transportation and public library.
✔ Great for pickups and inserts. Finish all your film right here.
80 acre desert ranch with dry lake bed and accomos
Flexible rates, message us for a quote with specifics on your project.
80-acre ranch with over 40 acres of dry lake bed and small dunes, accommodations for up to 19 people for overnight shoots, 2 large fire pits, 1-acre lake with boats and large shade structure and A-frame platform, main house is a 1 bedroom 1 bath with kitchen/full bathroom, saloon with large kitchen and bathroom with shower, bunk house with 6 guest rooms and 2 bathrooms with showers, horse stable (no horses onsite currently), old horse corrals, basketball hoop, two horse shoe pits and a Tornado brand Foosball table.