Connecting Premier Office Properties to the Film Industry
The Location Portal eNewsJune 2014
Dear Friends,

Welcome to The Location Portal, setting a new standard in connecting premier office properties to the film industry.  Check out our user-friendly website at and see our featured properties below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Production/Location Managers:  Contact Chris Catalfamo at (818) 312-5798 or email and let him know your office property requirements. The Location Portal has relationships with virtually every commercial office building management team in the Los Angeles 30-mile studio zone. We  will find what you are looking for and ensure your filming experience runs smoothly.

Property Owners/Managers:  Contact former commercial property manager Heather Ross at (310) 776-0933 or email  We would love to include your film-friendly property(ies) in our library for promotion to the film industry. 

Best Regards,
The Location Portal
(310) 928-FILM(3456) Office
(310) 868-2514 Fax 
California Assembly Approves Tax Credit Bill

A bill that aims to halt the flight of film and TV production from California has been unanimously approved by the Assembly, according to the Los Angeles TimesThe Assembly voted in favor of AB 1839, which would renew and increase a state tax credit - amounting to as much as $400 million a year - to better compete with generous tax subsidies available in such states as New York, Louisiana and Georgia, as well as in Canada and Britain. Click here to read more.

May Location Scouts & Managers Cocktail Reception
Thanks to those of you who attended our cocktail reception on May 18, following the Location Managers Guild of America (LMGA) Annual Elections and Board Meeting. A special thanks to LBA Realty and AT&T Center for providing the outstanding venue!     

 Featured Pr
operty: 550 South Hope      

The Location Portal is pleased to present the film-friendly  550 South Hope, a Class A 28-story flamed granite and glass office tower located in Downtown Los Angeles. Features grand staircase to courtyard with seating areas; stunning 2-story marble and granite lobby; dressed ground floor terrace lounge; raw floor with Downtown views; valet and 6-level subterranean parking garage; exterior Penthouse and rooftop with helipad and more. Click on photos for more details about this property.



   Featured Property: 888 Tower

888 Tower is a 23-story classic granite and glass office building building located in Downtown Los Angeles. Features modern lobby with floor to ceiling windows; upper garden plaza with lush atmosphere and city views; vacant floors with glass offices and views; dressed offices with conference room, cubicles; 8-story adjacent parking structure; rooftop with helipad. Click on photos for more details about this property.   


Featured Property: Pacific Design Center    

Welcome to Pacific Design Center, a unique 3-building (green, red, blue) office complex and design center located in West Hollywood. Features large patio areas with fountains; spacious lobbies with escalators and atriums; multiple showrooms, several dressed and film-friendly; state-of-the art fitness center; two high end restaurants, indoor and outdoor cafeterias; dressed conference center; 388-seat film screening room and more.  Click on photos for more details about this property.


   Featured Property: 611 Wilshire  

The Location Portal proudly features this gem in our library: 611 Wilshire , a Modernist style 13-story steel and glass building located in Downtown Los Angeles. Features lobby with marble accents and dual entrances; multiple ground floor retail spaces; vacant offices, dressed conference room; subterranean parking garage; rooftop with views including 6th & Wilshire. Click on photos for more details about this property.     


Yes, We Have Conference Rooms!
Our Search by Categories option on The Location Portal website is designed to make life easier for production.  All our locations' filmable areas are broken down by type and easily searched by photo. Whatever you're looking for - conference rooms, cubicles, helipads, plazas, banks, fountains, atriums, dressed offices, escalators, lofts, parking structures, revolving doors, restaurants, parks, lobbies you can shoot in during the week - we've made it simple for you to find in our location library. Click here to see our Search by Category option.

Featured Production: Maybelline's "Color Elixir" TV Commercial

Thanks to Identity Films, Commonwealth Partners, Carson Turner, Richard Corey, Melissa Nava and the staff at City National Plaza for an excellent film shoot. Check it out:    

Maybelline -
Maybelline - "Color Elixir" Creamy Lip Lacquer TV Commercial (Spring 2014)
  M&M's 15 Minutes

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