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Filming Opportunities at Santa Monica Place

Santa Monica Place captures the best of Southern California’s way of life.  Are you looking for a special location for an event, runway show, concert or to shoot a commercial, TV show or film?  The all-open-air, three-level Santa Monica Place is a one-of-a-kind setting with the best retail names and gorgeous views.  

From the start, you will have access to all of the on-location production support and facilities you’ll need. The experienced professionals at Macerich look forward to helping you realize your exciting production.

What Makes Santa Monica Place So Special

  • Excellent Location - Just 5 Minutes from the Santa Monica Pier 
  • Open air with fantastic lighting
  • Multi-level property with ocean and city views
  • Parking garages


Take advantage of the pristine retail environment at Santa Monica Place for your production. 


Full-time facilitator on location


Space for offices, trucks, crew parking, loading docks, storage, and even helicopter access


24/7 professional security

Recent Credits

Santa Monica Place and other Macerich Shopping Centers have often been seen on film and television. Recent productions at Santa Monica Place include:


  • Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda (NBC Universal)
  • Dexter (Showtime)
  • The Today Show (NBC)
  • Modern Family (ABC)
  • Mobbed (FOX)
  • Chuck (NBC)
  • Parenthood (NBC)
  • The Dr. Oz Show (Syndication) 
  • Say Yes to the Dress (TLC)
  • New Girl (FOX)
  • Ice Loves Coco (E! Network)
  • Shopping Monsters (Lifetime)
  • Lifechangers (CW)


  • Tower Heist (Universal)
  • Disconnect (LD Entertainment)
  • Luck (HBO)
  • Take Me Home Tonight (Relativity)
  • Den Brother (Disney)

Commercial / Photo Shoot

  • Toyota
  • Lexus
  • National Car Rental
  • Banana Republic
  • Intel
  • NIKE
  • Sears Optical
  • Bank of America
  • Subway
  • Build-A-Bear
  • AT&T
  • Nintendo
  • State Farm
  • Kay Jewelers
  • Nissan
  • Ford

More Information

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