Support Services


Carmel Mission Inn

3665 Rio Road, Carmel, CA 93923

Unwind. Escape. Discover. You will discover the Carmel Mission Inn has a distinct stylish setting with an array of amenities that includes a heated pool, a spacious hot tub, a fitness room, complimentary parking, and spa services. Imagine your trip to Carmel, CA with its breathtaking beaches, great restaurants, world-class golf courses, an endless variety of leisure activities plus a wealth of unique shops that make up the Monterey Bay experience.

Contact: Candice A. Cancino

831-624-6612 (O)

347-574-2554 (C)

Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa

700 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940

Located in Monterey’s heritage district, Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa is a gracious haven in the heart of downtown. Picturesque grounds, hacienda-style buildings, and newly reimagined guestrooms pay homage to Northern California's bounty and Spanish heritage. Gather for meals at Estéban Restaurant and savor modern Spanish cuisine featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients and an outdoor patio with a fire pit. Lounge by the outdoor pool or rent a bike to explore Monterey.

Contact: Sue Dreyer

831-658-2360 (O)

831-375-2411 (O)

Spindrift Inn

652 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940

Plan an ocean view weekend escape with boutique accommodations that feature canopy beds with plush feather bedding, hardwood floors, cozy fireplaces, and stunning views of Monterey Bay. Wake up to complimentary breakfast, delivered on a silver tray right to your room. Take in panoramic vistas of the Monterey Bay from the rooftop garden or relax with an in-room massage. The California Central Coast is waiting to be explored from the unforgettable stage of the Spindrift Inn.

Contact: Sue Dreyer

831-658-2360 (O)

831-646-8900 (C)

Hotel Abrego

755 Abrego Street, Monterey, CA 93940

93 Room air-conditioned property. Rooms have charging ports and large desks. Complimentary parking & wi-fi. Easy access from Hwy 1. Onsite restaurant. Two meeting rooms. Permits available for street parking for large trucks with no time restrictions.

Contact: Joshua Eisenberg

831-324-4546 (O)

Monterey Bay Inn

242 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940

Stay in one of 49 well-appointed, eco-friendly guest rooms offering exceptional ocean views, delicious continental breakfast delivered to your room, plush euro-top bedding, private balconies, and bathrooms with luxurious granite and marble finishes.

Contact: Sue Dreyer

831-236-8562 (C)

Victorian Inn

487 Foam Street, Monterey, CA 93940

Rest in accommodations with fireplaces and private patios or balconies and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast every morning. Our charming Central Coast property offers oversized guestrooms and suites perfect for couples and families.

Contact: Sue Dreyer

831-236-8562 (C)

Wave Street Inn

571 Wave Street, Monterey, CA 93940

Relax in hip, stylish rooms and suites with contemporary decor, nature inspired accents and plush beds. Then carve out time to explore scenic Monterey. Walk to the beach or take a stroll for local dining and shopping on Cannery Row.

Contact: Sue Dreyer

831-236-8562 (C)

Carmel Green Lantern Inn

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Contact: Michelle Weaver

831-624-4392 (O)

Carmel Paradise Guesthouse


Contact: Jer Saville


Hotel Pacific

Monterey, CA

Contact: Todd Wessing

831-333-3933 (O)

Inn At The Pinnacles


Contact: Jan Brosseau

831-678-2400 (O)

Intercontinental The Clement Monterey

Monterey, CA

Contact: Cathy Faber

831-642-2017 (O)

Portola Hotel & Spa

Monterey, CA

Contact: Jessica Varela

831-649-4511 (O)

Sanctuary Beach Resort

Marina, CA

Contact: Mike Boyer

831-883-5533 (O)

Seven Gables Inn

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Susan Flatley

831-372-2308 (O)

Advertising/PR Agencies


Salinas, CA

Contact: Carl Parker

831-297-2500 (C)

Aerial Services/Drones

Aerography Aerial Productions

Capitola, CA

Our aerial cinematography will bring your visual narrative to life. Drone pilot, coordination specialists & cameraman for any budget. Cameras include RED ARRI. Shot choreography, multiple teams, licensed/insured, & drone lighting. Local 600.

Contact: Matthew Lavin

917-509-3201 (C)

Steve Zmak Photography

Marina, CA

Steve Zmak captures the essence of Monterey through award-winning photography that speaks to the soul. A Monterey County resident since 1996, Zmak knows the landscapes of Big Sur, seascapes of Monterey Bay, and vineyardscapes of the Salinas Valley.

Contact: Steve Zmak

831-883-4459 (O)

Golden State Drones

Seaside, CA

Contact: Jonathan Wizard

831-224-0575 (C)

Specialized Helicopters

Watsonville, CA

Contact: Chris Gularte

831-763-2244 (O)


Monterey Bay Equestrian Center

Salinas, CA

Contact: Michael Mastroianni

831-663-5712 (O)

Noah’s Park Pet Resort


Contact: Mark Stofer


Auto/Van/Truck Rental

21st Century Storage

Monterey, CA

Contact: James Smith

831-241-5922 (O)

Mullet Production RVs

Sandy, UT

Contact: Steve Slack


Casting/Talent Agencies

Talent+Plus/Los Latinos Agency

Salinas, CA

Contact: Gail Jones

831-443-5542 (O)

Catering/Craft Service

Pacific Coast Catering


Pacific Coast Catering will supply your production set with delicious food anytime, day or night. We utilize fresh, organic, local and sustainable food whenever possible to ensure the highest quality meals or snacks. We offer drop-off and full-service catering. We will find menus that fit your budget and keep your crew satisfied from the first call to the final wrap.

Contact: A.B. Introcaso

831-625-2433 (O)

831-915-0171 (C)

Eddison and Melrose Tea Cottage

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Karen Murray

831-601-4851 (C)

Good Time Catering

Seaside, CA

Contact: Lynne Wright

831-899-6993 (O)

Jeffrey’s Grill and Catering


Contact: Paige Burks


Main Street Bakery & Catering

Salinas, CA

Contact: Luz Cedelio

831-771-2253 (O)


Salinas, CA

Contact: Nancy Carlisle

831-753-0797x1 (O)

Turf Club Catering

Salinas, CA

Contact: Shahram Farahmand

831-753-1411 (O)

Wild Thyme Deli & Café

Salinas, CA

Contact: Terry Teplitzsky

831-884-2414 (O)

Event Production/Party Planning

AG Venture Tours

Monterey, CA

Contact: Evan Oakes

831-761-8463 (O)

Central Coast Home Concierge

Carmel, CA

Contact: Kristy Farmer

831-233-6460 (O)

Hicks, Kim

Santa Cruz, CA

Contact: Kim Hicks

831-475-2641 (C)

Hodges Rent All, Inc.

Monterey, CA

Contact: Steve Hodges

831-373-7368 (O)

Illusions of Grandeur

Carmel, CA

Contact: Kristin Markus

831-899-5488 (O)

Millan, Matthew D.

Carmel, CA

Contact: Matthew Millan

408-761-7618 (C)

Nelson the Great Pyrenees, Giant White Therapy Dog

Monterey, CA

Contact: Mike Fitzgerald

808-349-5773 (C)


Athos Insurance Services, LLC

P.O. Box 61102 , Pasadena, CA 91116

Athos Insurance solely focuses on servicing the entertainment, production, event, and recreational industries. We understand deadlines, so always respond with updates and quotes quickly. Apply online to get started at

Contact: Katherine Wong

626-716-9800 (O)

Leavitt Central Coast Insurance Services, Inc.

Salinas, CA

Contact: Melissa Langley

831-424-6404 (O)


Central Coast Cab Company

Seaside, CA

Contact: Duane Gida

831-626-3333 (O)

Main Event Transportation, Inc.

Monterey, CA

Contact: Chris Elliott

831-646-5466 (O)

Pacific Monarch, Ltd.

Marina, CA

Contact: Rene Jones

831-883-8900 (O)

West Coast Luxury Limousine

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Contact: Aaron West

424-204-2467 (C)

Marine Services

Monterey Canyon Research Vessels, Inc.

Santa Cruz, CA

Contact: Jim Christmann

831-423-4864 (O)

Thunderbolt Forge Films

San Rafael, CA

Contact: Larry A. Stanley

228-918-3905 (C)

TowBoatUS Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

Contact: Monte Ash

831-359-0702 (C)

Medical Services

Big Sur Medical Support

Big Sur, CA

Contact: Jeannie Alexander

831-667-2796 (H)

Brady, Kevin

Carmel, CA

Contact: Kevin Brady

831-238-4436 (C)

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP)

Monterey, CA

Contact: Mary Barker

831-625-4505 (O)

Props/Prop Rental

Anne Thull Fine Art Designs

Corner of 5th Ave. & San Carlos, Carmel, CA 93923

ANNE THULL FINE ART DESIGNS in Carmel-by-the-Sea CA sells Artist Made original and limited edition collectibles of very fine to museum quality: Furnishings, Accessories, Homeware, Fine Art and Fine Gifts.

Contact: Anne Thull

831-293-8190 (O)

Big Sur Majestic Equine Services

Big Sur

Contact: Sasha Thomas

805-835-2332 (C)

Realtors/Home Rentals

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

126 Clock Tower Place, Suite 100, Carmel, CA 93923

We serve the Monterey Peninsula with over 150 sales associates and seven local offices. Carmel Rancho 831-626-2222, Carmel by the Sea 831-626-2221, Ocean Avenue, Carmel 831-626-2225, The Lodge at Pebble Beach 831-626-2223, 618 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove 831-626-2224, 650 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove 831-626-2226, and Mid Valley Shopping Center, Carmel Valley 831-250-5866.

Contact: Todd Porteous

831-622-2222 (O)

Steinbeck Real Estate & Steinbeck Mortgage

12 West Gabilan Street, Salinas, CA 93901

By utilizing our deep-rooted community connections, innovative marketing, and well-vetted professionals- Steinbeck Real Estate & Mortgage clients receive the top level of localized services. Our team is committed to providing equal housing services and a diverse range of properties, regardless of location or pre-qualification level. As president of Steinbeck, Angela Savage leads her sales team by precedents and expertise. We are locally owned, women operated and independent.

Contact: Angela Savage

831-417-1000 (O)

831-319-0388 (F)

Coldwell Banker

Carmel, CA

Contact: Paula Joy MacNab, Realtor

831-333-6261 (C)

PineCone Properties

Carmel, CA

Contact: Lois Carwin

831-626-2800 (O)

Secretarial/Temp Agencies

Express Employment Professionals

Monterey, CA

Contact: Allie Weis

831-920-1857 (O)

Spherion Staffing

Salinas, CA

Contact: Alex Cardona

831-444-6000 (O)


Gibraltar Security Services, Inc.

325 N. Maple Dr., Ste 5149, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

We are the entertainment industry's "Go-To" security company, providing Personal & Set-Security services. Veteran owned & operated, we bring top-level training and experience to Hollywood for protecting above-the-line talent and productions.

Contact: Gregory Harrison

831-233-1177 (O)

Condor Security of America, Inc.

Salinas, CA

Contact: Eilleen Tavarez

831-717-1313 (O)

Peninsula Security

Marina, CA

Contact: Abdul Razzak

831-393-0716 (O)

Studio Teacher/Childcare

Cerulean Green

Hollister, CA

Contact: Jill Oerman

831-915-0852 (C)

Chambers-Schelhorse, Kathleen

Capitola, CA

Contact: Kathleen Chambers-Schelhorse

415-680-0809 (C)

Traffic Control/Signage

DaRoza, Ed

Capitola, CA

Contact: Ed daRoza

831-238-1066 (C)


I.A.T.S.E. Local 611

PO Box 7571, Santa Cruz, CA 95061

I.A.T.S.E. Local 611 provides leads & crews for every aspect of film and TV production, including the art department, camera, electrics, sound, wardrobe and more. Productions our crews have worked on include HBO's Big Little Lies and FX's Devs.

Contact: Patrick Fitzsimmons

831-704-6115 (O)


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