Travel like a Big Sur Expert Big Sur is a very special place to many people. To help keep it that way and to help ensure your own safety, please observe some simple rules and follow these basic safety tips. Click here for more tips on Sustainable Moments in Monterey County. Visiting Big Sur? Here […]
The center of Monterey County has its roots in agriculture. And as the town where John Steinbeck grew up, Salinas maintains a small town feel with turn-of-the-century buildings with character and dramatic architecture. Main Street is where “Bandits” filmed, with Billy Bob Thornton and Bruce Willis. You’ll find Victorian houses (including Steinbeck’s home), and nearby […]
Winter is a beautiful time to film in Monterey County, especially in the lush Carmel Valley area. Let us know what film locations you need, and we’ll try to match you with owners of ranches and agricultural looks. As always, our coastal vistas are highly sought after as well.
Finalists for COLAs were selected from nearly 150 submissions, with winners determined in voting by members of Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS), past COLA winners, and a steering committee of Teamsters Local 399 members. The invitation-only COLA event has grown to become the largest awards program and industry event. The Monterey County Film Commission […]
Home on the range? While Monterey County is famous for its dramatic coastline, we also have ranches and expansive “Steinbeck Country” rural looks that have been the settings for commercials, fashion shoots, indie films and more. Cow and cowboys…horses…dirt roads and open land. Contact us about this ranch or for other locations: Karen@FilmMonterey.org.