Film West Hollywood promotes filmmaking in the City of West Hollywood to advance economic development and civic pride and to increase awareness of West Hollywood as a vibrant, beautiful and culturally diverse city. Our services include marketing West Hollywood to the film industry, providing film location business referrals, and permitting on-location filming in the City of West Hollywood.
This compact and cosmopolitan urban village is wedged between Hollywood and Beverly Hills at the scenic foot of the Hollywood Hills. The city is just 1.9 square miles in size but loaded with character, street culture, and a wide range of architectural styles – both vintage and visionary!
West Hollywood is proud to have served as the location for countless films and television productions, including:
- Oliver Stone meticulously recreated the Whisky-a-Go-Go’s 1960s club scene in The Doors, while Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard immortalized the Sunset Strip and many West Hollywood locales for generations of moviegoers.
- Feature films shot in West Hollywood include Marriage Story, Her, Sandy Wexler, The Nice Guys, Home Again, Knight of Cups, Behind The Candelabra, Love and Mercy, Entourage: The Movie, Burlesque, The Green Hornet, Charlie Wilson’s War, Oceans 13, Notorious, and My Sister’s Keeper.
- Episodic television series also favor West Hollywood for location filming, with programs such as Ballers, Westworld, Insecure, Angelyne, Modern Family, Veep, Lucifer, Bosch, Queen Sugar, The Affair, American Crime Story and Jimmy Kimmel Live shooting in West Hollywood.
- Reality shows including Vanderpump Rules, Selling Sunset, America’s Got Talent, The Bachelor, American Idol, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Keeping Up With the Kardashians have all filmed in West Hollywood.
More than 40 percent of the business conducted in West Hollywood involves such creative fields as entertainment, interior design, fashion, art, and communications. A phenomenal retail, nightlife, and tourist trade entices savvy visitors to our upscale destination.