From staging a postapocalyptic scene with actual animals within the coronary heart of Hollywood to making a desert utopia in Palm Springs, the productions nominated for the California On Location Awards (COLA) all have one factor in widespread: They have been filmed within the Golden State. (A number of nominees are recipients of California’s Movie and TV Tax Credit score Program.) COLA chair Sabrina Jurisich says of this yr’s present, which honors one of the best location execs within the trade and can happen Dec. 4 on the Hilton in Common Metropolis: “As we’re returning to an in-person present for the primary time since 2019, we’ve got had an unbelievable outpouring of help and expect a full home as soon as once more.” A number of noteworthy nominees:
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Olivia Wilde’s movie appears straight out of a Nineteen Fifties luxurious house catalog, however its desert utopia exists in Palm Springs. Nominee Chris Baugh’s areas included the Kaufmann Home, Canyon View Estates and Metropolis Corridor.
The present shut down Hollywood Boulevard for its season six opener (episode six pictured). “We began at midnight, made it appear like the apocalypse and had the road open by 10 a.m.,” says nominee Timothy Hillman of the scene that included each actual animals and CG fakes.
The comedy takes place everywhere in the world, however the location workforce led by Kyle Sucher hardly set foot outdoors SoCal for the second season. Hannah Einbinder stated they filmed “each two hours in each route from L.A.” to depict completely different cities on tour. Deborah Vance’s (Jean Good) L.A. mansion may be discovered within the foothills of San Gabriel Valley.
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