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Affordable Film/Video Multi-Standing Sets
  • $90/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (263)
  • 263
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Los Angeles, CA
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Lakeland Medical offices
  • $350/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (6)
  • 6
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Melrose Park, IL
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Boutique dental office in Beverly Hills
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Beverly Hills, CA
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Hospital in LA Zone
  • $1000/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (13)
  • 13
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  • Responds within a few hours
  • Glendora, CA
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Medical/Hospital Setting in Wilmington DE
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (4)
  • 4
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Edgemoor, DE
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FULL HOSPITAL Standing Set | FilmStudioLA
  • $192/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (23)
  • 23
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Pico Rivera, CA
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Physical Therapy Center
  • $400/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Queens, NY
SuperHost
Modern Dental office with exam room
  • $270/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Glendale, CA
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Surgery Center
  • $450/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Los Angeles, CA
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Medical Office
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Redondo Beach, CA
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What people say about Hospital Filming on Giggster

Josh l.
$ 1250
5 hours
30 people
7 months ago
Everything worked out great. loved the place and we were able to load in a 3ton truck with no problem
Josh l.
$ 1250
5 hours
30 people
7 months ago
Everything worked out great. loved the place and we were able to load in a 3ton truck with no problem
Rolando R.
$ 540
6 hours
15 people
2 months ago
This space is AMAZING! We used the hospital room / waiting room setup. The staff was friendly and helpful. The space was clean, cleared, and ready for us to set up for filming. And there was plenty of space in the adjacent studios for overflow equipment and crew. We will definitely be booking here again.
Rolando R.
$ 540
6 hours
15 people
2 months ago
This space is AMAZING! We used the hospital room / waiting room setup. The staff was friendly and helpful. The space was clean, cleared, and ready for us to set up for filming. And there was plenty of space in the adjacent studios for overflow equipment and crew. We will definitely be booking here again.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does an average Hospital Filming location cost to rent?
Hospital Filming location rates typically average $368 per hour.
What is the attendee limitation of average Hospital Filming locations?
Attendee limits often vary with the size and features of a Hospital Filming location, but average 107 people per booking.
What is the average hourly minimum of Hospital Filming locations?
The average minimum booking time for Hospital Filming locations is 5 hours.
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There's a great range of Hospital Filming locations available, with an average size of 9831 square feet.
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About Hospital Filming

Filming settings at hospitals offer a genuine and essential backdrop for any project that aims to convey the emotional and intense mood of medical dramas or documentaries about health. These specialized locations provide realistic environments that replicate surgery rooms, patient wards, and emergency rooms in detail. One may wonder why filmmakers would choose to work in such highly specialized settings.

The realism these settings offer attracts event hosts and planners frequently, strengthening the legitimacy and immersive nature of their stories. They appreciate the inherent elements that immerse viewers in the core of medical storytelling, such as the beeping monitors and the sterile hallways.

However, the regulated atmosphere makes for intricate scene work without the unpredictability of an active hospital, which is something that both guests and production staff find appealing. The space's flexibility, which allows for adaptation to meet specific script requirements, is also widely appreciated. As such, hospital sites used for filmmaking are more than just sets; they are essential components that support the credibility of the narrative and the audience's ability to believe what they are seeing.

The Best Hospital Filming Locations

Stepping into the realm of on-screen drama, where the backdrop is as critical as the storyline, selecting the right hospital filming location is a venture that demands careful consideration. Each chosen space must resonate with authenticity, weaving the visual tale seamlessly while offering a myriad of functionalities.

  • Modern Medical Facilities
    Real hospitals or clinics provide the quintessential backdrop for hospital scenes, with sterile corridors and the subtle beeping of machines in the background. Pros include unparalleled realism and ready-made set dressing — those oxygen tanks and defibrillators are already on hand. However, the cons are just as palpable; operational hospitals are sensitive areas where privacy and patient care must be prioritized, limiting film schedules and accessible places.
  • Training & Educational Centers
    Medical schools and training facilities can double as hospital film sets during off-hours or breaks. These locations offer a controlled environment, typically complete with mock-up wards, ERs, and even operating theaters. A huge pro is the availability of space without interrupting actual medical functions. But there might be a lack of real-world wear-and-tear, requiring additional set dressing to increase authenticity.
  • Derelict Hospitals
    Abandoned hospital buildings can make for a spooky venue, blending the eerie with the medicinal. The pros are many: ample space, no restrictions on noise, and an intrinsic narrative embedded in peeling paint and rusty hospital beds. Yet, the downsides include potential safety risks, lack of working facilities, and perhaps the need for more significant renovations or cleanups before shooting.
  • Repurposed Spaces
    Creative thinking suggests transforming non-medical places into temporary medical centers, such as warehouses, schools, or corporate buildings. Compared to operating medical centers, these empty locations are frequently more adaptable and less expensive. To alter them, though, will take a lot of imagination and work; installing fixtures, renting props, and using some movie magic would all be needed to create the hospital atmosphere.

What to Look for in Hospital Filming Locations

When scouting for a hospital filming location, the essence of the space becomes the heartbeat of production. Whether reimagining gripping drama scenes or showcasing medical breakthroughs, each area must pulse with possibility.

  • Accessibility and Layout
    An easily navigable space ensures smooth transitions for the cast and crew, mainly when equipment and props are in play. When planning for a film set, it's important to consider the width of corridors, elevator access, and stairwells to ensure smooth movement of supplies and equipment. Proximity to parking and public transport can also greatly influence the day-to-day filming logistics.
  • Size and Capacity
    The scale of the location should match the scope of the production. Intimate indie projects might need nothing more than a single, evocative ward, whereas larger-scale shoots might require multiple areas, including waiting rooms, hospital hallways, and an ER set-up. Assess the location for potential crowd scenes and spatial dynamics that could enhance the storytelling.
  • Ambiance and Style
    The visual narrative of your project relies heavily on the authenticity of the environment. A contemporary hospital setting with sleek design cues speaks to a different narrative than a location steeped in the aesthetic of a bygone era. Determine if the style aligns with the period, tone, and mood of the project.
  • Regulations and Permits
    Navigating the complexities of legal permits is as crucial as the physical space. Compliance with filming regulations ensures uninterrupted production and peace of mind. Negotiate terms of location use to accommodate the unpredictable nature of filming schedules.

Hospital Filming Inspiration

Discover the appeal of inventive hospital filming. Leave modernism and enter locations full of characters and stories for a memorable film experience. Each location offers a variety of visual options for scenarios with a distinct mood. Use these ideas to create the perfect medical film setting.

  • Historic Victorian Mansion
    Immerse your hospital scenes within the grand walls of a Victorian mansion. With its sweeping staircases, ornate woodwork, and stained glass windows, this setting exudes an aura of historical grandeur. The mansion could double as an early 20th-century sanatorium or private clinic, perfect for period pieces.
  • Secluded Mountain Retreat
    Amidst lofty peaks, a secluded mountain lodge could serve as an isolated wellness center or research facility. The natural surroundings provide a serene and contemplative backdrop, contrasting the tension that hospital scenes often carry.
  • Luxury Ocean Liner
    Transform the plush interiors and cramped medical quarters of a docked ocean liner into an exclusive floating hospital. Such a vessel, with its rich history and allure, brings an element of prestige and drama that is ideal for high-stakes medical narratives.
  • Old Military Barracks
    Leverage the bare bones and rigid structure of former military barracks to showcase a makeshift field hospital. This setting conveys a raw, utilitarian atmosphere that's synonymous with emergency medical care in times of war or disaster.
  • Rural Farmstead
    Picture a sprawling countryside farmstead repurposed to function as a community health post or makeshift triage center. The juxtaposition of rustic, peaceful life with the urgency of medical intervention opens up unique storytelling opportunities.