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What people are saying about Filming on Giggster

Belinda P.
$ 2023
7 hours
5 people
4 months ago
Vlada saved my entire shoot. My original location fell through the night before my shoot and Vlada went above and beyond to set me up at her home. I am SO glad she did because it was better than I could have hoped for. The home is stunning and the private beach is a slice of heaven. I am so grateful for all that she has done and could not recommend booking here more.
Richard M.
$ 2247
7 hours
15 people
5 months ago
Host was very nice. Made sure to be present entire time if we needed anything. Did not interfere with shoot and had place clean upon arrival.
Jonathan L.
$ 3992
8 hours
30 people
5 months ago
The house is beautifully organized and the owner Rick is just the greatest. He is very helpful and knows so much about production. He will inform you of all the necessary information in advance to help you out. Definitely, I would like to work here again with Rick :)
David D.
$ 6200
12 hours
15 people
6 months ago
Spectacular location. Amazing views of not only the ocean but of Pacific Coast Highway. Home is beautifully appointed. Great and very kind host. One of a kind Malibu location. Quiet and very private. I'll be back.

Top Filming locations in Malibu, CA

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Beachside Cafe
  • $350/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Malibu, CA
Minimum Rate that is shown is based on a still shoot with a crew/talent size of 15 or less @ a 10 hour day. Please inquire for rates on larger impact jobs. Usage of the Pier, Cafe and Day Bed Rentals will incur additional fees. When reaching out, please make sure to include and the following details about your project. Job Name: Dates Needed: What The Shoot is For: Crew/Talent Size: Hours Needed: Areas Needed: Miscellaneous Info Relevant to Your Shoot:
New California 7
  • $390/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (39)
  • 39
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Malibu, CA
Ocean view mansion in Malibu. Immaculate lawn with lush trees and pool in the backyard. 6 acre property with tennis court, bay windows, hardwood floors and white walls. NO EVENTS OR WEDDINGS. The Minimum Rate is based on a non-commercial still shoot with a crew/talent size of 15 or less @ a 10 hour day. Minimum Rate is for exterior shooting only w/ usage of the guest house. Full interior access is limited, and will be granted on a case by case basis. Please inquire for rates on larger impact jobs and include and the following details about your project. Job Name: Dates Needed: What The Shoot is For: Crew/Talent Size: Hours Needed: Areas Needed:
*Secluded Beach Access* Retro Tiki Bungalow
  • $249/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (12)
  • 12
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Malibu, CA
A private fenced South Pacific/Hawaii feel vintage residence restored to a Tiki Beach vibe. Open bright feel with high ceilings and large available public spaces. Amazing at beach views with access to private beach as well as the famous Malibu County Line (State Permit required). Landscaped yard with luscious greenery as well as open patios. Great location option for scenes involving vacation, beach and resort feel needs. A garage/annex space can be used as a production office or shooting space (or a base camp for shoots in the area). Private parking for 6 cars stacked in the driveway area.
Peaceful Ocean View Restaurant
  • $570/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Malibu, CA
Incredible Malibu restaurant facing the pacific ocean. Stunning views and patio with cabanas and outside bar. The perfect mix of chic and casual, this lovely restaurant is the perfect romantic or night.
Endless Summer
  • $1400/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Malibu, CA
Direct beach access, with modern and rustic elements. Summer calendar dates may be limited so please inquiry about availability. Minimum Daily Rate that is shown is based on a still shoot with a crew/talent size of 15 or less @ a 10 hour day. Please inquire for rates on larger impact jobs and include and the following details about your project. Job Name: Dates Needed: What The Shoot is For: Crew/Talent Size: Hours Needed: Areas Needed: Miscellaneous Info Relevant to Your Shoot:
Beach No.415
  • $695/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Malibu, CA
Minimum Rate that is shown is based on a still shoot with a crew/talent size of 15 or less @ a 10 hour day. Please inquire for rates on larger impact jobs and include and the following details about your project. Job Name: Dates Needed: What The Shoot is For: Crew/Talent Size: Hours Needed: Areas Needed: Miscellaneous Info Relevant to Your Shoot
Mediterranean with pool & fountain
  • $450/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Malibu, CA
Gated Mediterranean estate w/pool/jacuzzi/fountains on 1 2/3 acre. Italian/European inspired. Huge lawn area, labyrinth and zen area at back of property. Walking bridge, dg path & saltillo tiled path to walk through backyard area. Orchard w/16 fruit trees in side yard. Two very large patios for shoots/production. Room for hair/makeup and restroom for groups under 14 people. During COVID times outdoor use available only. For “Custom Rate” please message me.
Large American home. Views. Parking for 16
  • $500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Malibu, CA
Large bright american home with mountain and ocean views including Catalina. Wrap around deck with pool. Views from every room. Large master with fireplace and sitting area. Large vaulted ceiling living room with fire place. Plenty of crew and Moho parking
Almost 20 Acres with Several Stuctures and Views
  • $590/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Malibu, CA
Huge property with various visual views and several different structures. Almost 20 acres of land with open space and trails and various spaces. Main house is block/cement but modern interior with huge windows and doors in every room. Unbelievable views one-of-a-kind property. Guesthouse is a completely different style with great woodwork and huge windows. Garage is again a completely different style of structure. There can be multiple different views including open areas and bushed areas, hills and flatter areas. filmed at the same location with parking for many cars
Creative Studio Space
  • $85/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Malibu, CA
Artist working studio. Tall ceilings with plenty of natural light. Out door space and large sliding doors. Ideal for photography set-ups.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Malibu?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Malibu on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Malibu?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Malibu at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Filming locations are available in Malibu?
Right now, there are 88 Filming locations available in Malibu.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Malibu bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Malibu guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Malibu locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Malibu?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Malibu. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Malibu booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Malibu?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Malibu is $480 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Malibu?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Filming locations in Malibu, CA?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $85 to $1400.
Which Filming locations are most popular in Malibu, CA in 2022?
The top 3 Filming locations in Malibu, CA right now are Beachside Cafe, New California 7 and *Secluded Beach Access* Retro Tiki Bungalow.
How do I book a Malibu location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Malibu reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Malibu

It is the city that you see featured in so many different films and TV shows. Malibu is the elite place where the celebrities come to get away from it all. This is a city with true beauty and the beaches reflect that. It does have plenty in the way of nightlife and dining, but yet you can still get outside and enjoy nature too.

Malibu has so much rich history as you can see reflected through some of the historical landmarks, homes, and museums. It is also a place with so much to offer in the way of being outdoors as you can see in the parks, beaches, and waterfront activities. This is a place where beautiful homes exist and they are fun to check out. There is truly something for everyone here.

Filming Options in Malibu

When you decide to do your filming in Malibu, you are going to see that it’s a wonderful place for it. There is so much to enjoy here and it’s the perfect site for a production of any kind. You want to look into the best services for your shoot, and here are a few to consider.

  • Lighting and Sound
    You will definitely want some help with lighting and sound on your set. This comes best from an expert as they know what to do and how to handle it. Working with a local expert can ensure that you have it all handled, and you can focus on the rest of the details.

  • Talent
    You are going to want to hire actors or models for your shoot. This isn’t easy to do on your own, so you will want to work with a local talent agency. They can help you to take care of finding the right people and set you up for success.

  • Recording
    You may wish to record some audio features of your shoot. This is best done at a recording studio as they know what it takes to handle this seamlessly. You can record whatever you need, and they will help you to pull it into production perfectly.

Filming Companies in Malibu

You will find that filming in Malibu can be a wonderful thing. You are going to enjoy all that the city has to offer, including some of the best companies out there. Here are some excellent local companies that can ensure you are set up for success with their help.

  • Ultimate Sound and Lighting Rental and Events
    The team at Ultimate Sound and Lighting Rental and Events knows what it takes to add this important element to your production. They have an excellent reputation and will be with you every step of the way. This is a great way to add a professional element to your film and they can do it for you.

  • National Talent LA
    The team at National Talent LA knows exactly who your best bet is for actors and models. They can work with you to handle putting you in touch with the best people for your film. They have good relationships in place that can benefit you greatly.

  • The Room Melrose—Recording Studio
    If you have any recording needs at all, then this is the place to go. The Room Melrose—Recording Studio has a team of experts to help with recording music or voiceovers. They will work with you to understand your needs and provide what you are looking for.

Pros and Cons of Filming in Malibu

There are so many wonderful ways to enjoy Malibu as you will see. Though there are a few negative aspects to life here, the good outweighs the bad. Here we look at both so that you are informed going into life here.


  • Fun things to do
    There are so many wonderful and fun things to do here. You can really get out and enjoy the weather and the beautiful scenery.

  • Good diversity
    There is much in the way of diversity here in some capacity. Though not every culture is represented, there are some amenities that cater to a variety of cultures overall.

  • Beautiful beaches
    The beaches here really are breathtaking. You can enjoy the coastline and the water, and the beaches are just wonderful.


  • Not so strong economy
    The economy here is actually quite surprisingly weak overall. You will find certain pockets of the city that don’t thrive.

  • Very expensive
    Overall life is rather expensive in Malibu. It’s not to say that everything is expensive, but it is a bit elevated compared to other places.

  • Not the area it once was
    This used to be the place to go in California, but that has changed over the years. Though it’s a general statement, some of the allure has been lost.

Famous Locations in Malibu

  • Zuma Beach
    This is by far the biggest beach in Malibu with 105 acres of land to offer. Zuma Beach has amenities, activities, and even restaurants to enjoy here. At certain times of the year, you can come to do some whale watching, and so it’s something really special.

  • Leo Carrillo State Park
    This is a long beach with a 1.5-mile stretch spanning the coastline. The Leo Carrillo State Park is full of so many wonderful features, and activities to enjoy in the warm sun. You can enjoy windsurfing, swimming, walks on the beach, surfing, and so much more on this favorite beach in town.

  • Solstice Canyon
    This is a unique spot as it is located right in the Santa Monica Mountains. The Solstice Canyon is a wonderful thing to discover, and it just takes a two-mile hike to get you there. It is flanked by waterfalls, so this is a place of beauty and importance that you definitely have to check out.