Back to the Set: Take Two

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Yes, you know that Pacific Palms Resort is a vacation destination for travelers, but did you know that it is also a popular filming location for TV shows, movies, music videos, and much more? We interviewed the on-site marketing director, Mark Podolski to find out more! Read here for some fun facts about filming near Los Angeles at Pacific Palms Resort.

Yes, you know that Pacific Palms Resort is a vacation destination for travelers, but did you know that it is also a popular filming location for TV shows, movies, music videos, and much more? We interviewed the on-site marketing director, Mark Podolski to find out more! Read here for some fun facts about filming near Los Angeles at Pacific Palms Resort.

 

What is primarily filmed at the property?

Primarily the resort films TV shows, commercials, and some music videos. The resort has filmed movies in the past but not too many recently.

 

Where on the property do these filmings take place?

Filming occurs on every part of the property. Common locations for “sets” include the lobby, on-site restaurants and bars, golf course, the spa, conference rooms, guestroom/suites, and the parking lots, you name it we’ve filmed it there! Because of the large size of the property, it provides various filming opportunities in one location.

image of filming on the golf course

How long does it take?

Most projects can take up to one to two days. But there have been some that took up to 19 days.

How many do you do a year?

We have about 25 separate film projects on average per year. It keeps us busy!

Why do you think Pacific Palms Resort is an ideal location to film?

Pacific Palms Resort has many different venues to create multiple “sets”, including modern and traditional looks, East and West Coast look, etc. The film production crew can produce many different scenes and be efficient and productive and save costs. Pacific Palms Resort is also located within “the zone”, meaning less than 30 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, saving production companies time and money.

Who have you worked with in the past?

The most well-known people and shows that have filmed with us include: The George Lopez Show, The Goldberg’s, Amazon.com, Twitter, WorkDay, T-Mobile, Adam Ruins Everything, You’re the Worst, Otezla, Charles Schwab, Lucifer, Realtor.com, NCIS-LA, The Mentalist, De-Classified, and National Rent A Car.

image of comedians at Pacific Palms Resort

image of filming at Pacific Palms Resort

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