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Sunny Shade
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Santa Monica, CA
Stylish and cozy, this 4 bed, 3 bath house is a dream. Back patio with bbq, fountain and plenty of seating makes this a great location for summer commercial shoots. White walls, colorful accents and a balcony with a view! Gorgeous hardwood floors and lots of light fixtures. 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:
Modern Upscale Home with Pool, Open Concept, Photo
  • $225/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Santa Monica, CA
Safe Sets International COVID-19 CERTIFICATE Level A A bright, modern, 3-story home with pool, hot tub, and large sliding glass door located a few blocks from Santa Monica beach. Inside you'll find 5,200 square feet of recently renovated space for shoots of all kinds in need of a modern, relaxed aesthetic. There is a beautiful outdoor space with pool, hot tub, bbq, and more. Enjoy an immense amount of natural light, a bright all-white and large kitchen island, two dining tables and a open floor plan. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed, jacuzzi, and large shower. The kids bedroom has access to a veranda that over looks the front yard. The guest bedroom has a queen-size bed with gorgeous natural light and a balcony over looking the backyard pool area. The back of the home has very large pocket door that folds completely into the wall, opening to the backyard area. The home is completely private with ficus walls surrounding all sides. Use of Pool, roof, or veranda is an extra fee. We provide many amenities to make your shoot as fluid as possible. Please let us know if you have any questions.
Great White Limo
  • $125/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Santa Monica, CA
Meet Great White Limo! Host up to 16 friends, family, or coworkers in a fun and unique event space! Bring a crew to do a memorable shoot inside or outside Great White. Best of all, the included driver will transport you to and from anywhere within LA! Use the included transportation ability to pick up clients or travel between on-site visits! The space is outfitted with 6 televisions, a brand new high-powered sound system, and an advanced lighting and laser system to suit all of your shooting, presentation,or party needs!
Buddha Bar Inspired Zen Photo/Film Set
  • $70/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Santa Monica, CA
In this beautiful Buddha-Bar inspired Opium Den photo set, there are tons of cool angles and textured backgrounds to explore for the film/photo shoot of your dreams! Unique antique furniture adds to the authenticity of the space, which is perfect for a vacation-shoot closer to home. Come scout, you’ll be blown away! The Buddha set is a portion of the approximately 2000 sq ft studio space. We're at ground level, with very high ceilings and offer 6-car parking spaces. Additional metered parking available on nearby streets. Lights available: - Overhead lights (option of colored or white) on a dimmer - 4 units Arri 650 - 5 unites Arri studio 1000 Insurance required? Yes Deposit required? No Fridge? Yes Chairs? Yes Tables? Yes Basement? No Coffee Maker? Yes Pets allowed? Service animals only with corresponding permits Child-talent allowed? Yes, assessed per production of nature and size Furniture/wall art movement allowed? Yes, repainting and patching fees may apply Movable Furniture? Yes, the crew is required to put all furniture back Drones allowed? Yes, subject to FAA regulations Will there be an on-site manager present during the booking? Yes, but I will be in a different area, leaving you to do your work and available for any questions/concerns throughout the whole day
Professional Santa Monica Green Screen
  • $60/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (39)
  • 39
  • Instant book
  • Santa Monica, CA
Over 1,000 hours of television have been shot in this professional green screen space. A full lighting setup is included and the room is ready to be used with a simple and convenient flick of a switch. A large monitor is set on the left wall, allowing for real-time review of your footage. High-definition cameras and lapel microphones available at an additional price. Gray curtain background also available for photoshoot needs. Lights available: - Overhead lights (option of colored or white) on a dimmer - 4 units Arri 650 - 5 units Arri studio 1000 Amenities: - Professional, pre-lit green screen - Free Parking - Available dressing/green room - Camera and microphones available - Access to bathroom and kitchen - Mounted monitor for preview Insurance required? Yes Deposit required? No Fridge? Yes Chairs? Yes Tables? Yes Basement? No Coffee Maker? Yes Pets allowed? Service animals only with corresponding permits Child-talent allowed? Yes, assessed per production of nature and size Furniture/wall art movement allowed? Yes, repainting and patching fees may apply Movable Furniture? Yes, the crew is required to put all furniture back Drones allowed? Yes, subject to FAA regulations Will there be an on-site manager present during the booking? Yes, but I will be in a different area, leaving you to do your work and available for any questions/concerns throughout the whole day
1600sqft Roof Deck for Events and Production
  • $425/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Santa Monica, CA
1600 sqft of open space that can be transformed into an event space and for your production needs. The roof deck is spacious and has chairs & tables with umbrellas perfect for a cocktail party, gala, wedding, or any social event! It offers prime views of downtown. We even have a mini golf on location. Filming (available only: weekends anytime and weekdays 8pm-5:30am) Events (available only: weekends anytime and weekdays 8pm-2:30am) NOTE: Please send host a message via Giggster chat to request for a custom quotation.
Coffee shop Santa Monica
  • $180/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Santa Monica, CA
Large beautiful spacious coffee shop located in Santa Monica. Black walls around with seating area and over 20 parking spaces located right on the outside. Large kitchen with counter area as seen in photos. Gorgeous lantern on top with counter area for placing cream and sugar
Exclusive Santa Monica Smokeshop
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Santa Monica, CA
An upscale cigar lounge located in the heart of Santa Monica. The space has more than 1,00 square feet making it ideal for video, movie or photoshoots, commercials and social events. The space provides an intimate, setting for private parties, cocktail receptions and meetings. Ameneties: *1,000 sq. ft. Cigar Lounge, with ample seating *Service-Oriented, Experienced and Knowledgeable Staff. *Large Flat Screen TV’s for Sports and Viewing Events. *Precision-Controlled Temperature and Humidification.
Charming Store in Santa Monica
  • $850/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Santa Monica, CA
Our charming store, comprised of over 7000 square feet , features a wide selection of curated furniture and home décor, wall décor and sculptures by local artists, as well as a small vintage clothing annex. Nice ambience, creative lighting, and unique merchandise from all over the world make it a perfect location for photographers and production companies – ideal for photo or film shootings. This space is offered in as-is condition. Kindly contact us directly for more information.
Mattress Store in Santa Monica, CA Showroom
  • $500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Santa Monica, CA
Large Mattress Store

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Santa Monica?
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 Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Santa Monica at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Video Shoot locations are available in Santa Monica?
Right now, there are 78 Video Shoot locations available in Santa Monica.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Santa Monica. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Santa Monica is $289 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Santa Monica?
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 Video Shoot locations in Santa Monica, CA?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $60 to $850.
Which Video Shoot locations are most popular in Santa Monica, CA in 2022?
The top 3 Video Shoot locations in Santa Monica, CA right now are Sunny Shade , Modern Upscale Home with Pool, Open Concept, Photo and Great White Limo.
How do I book a Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Santa Monica

If you were to picture the classic California beach town, you may likely envision or settle on Santa Monica. The weather is always beautiful here, and the outdoor attractions centered around that are plentiful. The Santa Monica Pier is one of the most iconic attractions and views of a coastal city in the state of all times. Much of the architecture and historical landmarks dating back to the 1920s and 1930s, and you can see that reflected around town.

Many trends were born here such as the Original Muscle Beach. This outdoor gym began in the 1920s, and you can see these still scattered throughout the city. The way that the land falls here you see mountains, a great deal of waterfront, and of course beaches. The State Park and the scenic overlooks are a big part of what draws tourists in every single year. Tourism continues to rank high here, as this is the destination that people go to if they want to check out a coastal beach city in the great state of California.

Video Shoot Location Options in Santa Monica

When you think of the right video shoot location in Santa Monica, you want to consider the type of setting you think will work best. There is much to choose from, and then you want to consider what services will help you to be successful. Here we look at the types of companies you may want to consider.

  • Talent
    Finding the right talent can be a big task. Rather than trying to interview the right actors and models yourself, you will want to work with the experts. A local talent agency can handle this for you with ease and get you to where you need to be.

  • Editing
    Video editing can take so much time as it’s such a tedious task. Working with a local video editing company can mean suggestions, insight, and the work that you need. They can help you to get through everything much faster and get you to the end product.

  • Catering
    Feeding the masses is not likely something that you specialize in overall. That’s why you want to work with a local catering company so that you don’t even have to think about it. They can take care of your meals for everybody, and you never have to worry about things.

Video Shoot Location Companies in Santa Monica

Finding a video shoot location in Santa Monica is quite easy. There are some wonderful spots to choose from, and some of the best local companies to work with. Here are some of the best local companies that you will find to be extremely useful in your production.

  • Innovative Artists
    They have all the best relationships in place so that you don’t have to worry about a thing with models or actors. Innovative Artists have been in business for a long time, and their expertise directly benefits you. They can help you to match up with the right people that you can then feature in your production.

  • Santa Monica Studios
    Santa Monica Studios is a full-service video production agency, that happens to specialize in editing. So, they may offer this sought-after service, but they may also help you in other areas that you never even considered. You will find them to be helpful and take a big task off of your plate.

  • Sweetpea Boutique Catering
    The team at Sweetpea Boutique Catering can come up with the best menus and foods sure to delight. They have been in the business, so they know what it takes to feed an entire production crew. They will take care of this for you so that you may focus on the other things that matter the most.

Pros and Cons of Video Shoot Locations in Santa Monica

There are so many wonderful things about life in Santa Monica overall. There are a few drawbacks that you may wish to consider as well. Here we look at these so that you may make an informed decision overall that best suits your production.


  • Strong economy
    There is a strong professional presence and much business that happens here. Overall, there is a strong economy within Santa Monica directly. This benefits everyone as employment is high and there is much to enjoy in the way of business overall.

  • Plenty to do
    You can really enjoy your time here as there is a lot that the city has to offer. There are great shops, delicious restaurants, and much in the way of entertainment overall. You can keep busy and have plenty of fun options to choose from.

  • Beautiful weather
    If you are looking for a place with consistently nice weather, this is it. You can enjoy the sunshine and warm climate pretty much year-round. You can soak it up on the beach or the many outdoor attractions that center around this delightful weather.


  • Declining population
    The population growth is on a bit of a decline overall in Santa Monica. Though many people come to visit the area, it hasn’t seen as much in the way of people moving here.

  • Faster pace
    Though this is typical with a city in California, you will find that the pace here is just faster. This can take some getting used to for some people.

  • Gets very crowded
    One thing about Santa Monica is that tourism is high here often. That means that certain parts of town can get very crowded.

Famous Locations in Santa Monica

  • Annenberg Community Beach House
    The Annenberg Community Beach House was built in 1920 and began as a private mansion. This has evolved into a cultural center on the beach and is a huge tourist attraction. It still has the beauty of the 1920s in the design, and you can find so many amenities here like a pool, splash pad, and playgrounds.

  • Looff Hippodrome
    If you have seen or experienced the carousel at the Santa Monica Pier, then you have been a part of this attraction. The Looff Hippodrome was created by its namesake as an open-air sort of fair with attractions such as the carousel that this area has become known for. There is a lot of great history to enjoy here as this is a historical landmark, and you can see the story that unfolded during this construction.

  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
    The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area has been named one of the most beautiful areas in the country to go see. The mountains reach the sea at one point, and there is much to enjoy about this scenic area. You can also enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding, or surfing in this gorgeous part of the city.