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For film location inquiries, please contact Lisa Mosher at the Californai Film Commission at lmosher@film.ca.gov.


• Beaches
• Boardwalks
• Marinas
• Red trolley cars
• Big city harbor
• Antique train museum
• 600,000 acres desert state park

• Urban jungle to stagecoach stops
• 70 miles of coastal beaches
• Mission Bay Park – 4,235 acres of recreational water and parkland
• Balboa Park – 1,200 acres
nation’s largest urban cultural park
• International Border


• 24/7 accessibility
• Digital Location Library
• Ombudsman to local governments
• Facilitate permits and public safety agencies
• Hotel Discount Program
• Public Relations-trouble shooting on location
• Film & Video Resource Guide with 2,600 listings of local crew, talent, support services

Quick Facts

• No permit fees
• Free public properties
• Permits for City, County & Port of San Diego
• 30 years hands-on expertise
• Surf spots to desert landscapes in 2 hours
• 2½ hours drive south of Hollywood


TV: Veronica Mars, John From Cincinnati, 24, Silk Stalkings,
X-Files, Pensacola: Wings of Gold, Renegade,
Real World: San Diego
Film: Into the Wild, Lords of Dogtown, Anchorman, Bruce Almighty, Antwone Fisher, Scorpion King, Bring It On, Traffic, Almost Famous, Top Gun
Commercials: Ford Trucks, Chevy, Mercury, Miller Lite, Canon, Playstation, Nissan, VW, Black & Decker, Allstate Insurance and thousands more