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 booking hotel accommodations and wrap parties.
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.
- Recent features films shot in West Hollywood include Inception, Greenberg, Fame, Burlesque, The Green Hornet, Dinner for Schmucks, London Boulevard, Lions for Lambs, Walk Hard, 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 Entourage, Melrose Place, 90210, Castle, The Mentalist, Big Love, Tonight Show With Jay Leno and Southland repeatedly shooting in West Hollywood.
- Reality shows including LA Ink, The Hills, American Idol, Blow Out, Top Chef, The Bachelor, 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.