Support Services

Accommodations

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)

candice@carmelmissioninn.com

https://www.carmelmissioninn.com/features/film-production-companies-monterey-ca/

 
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)

sdreyer@innsofmonterey.com

http://www.hotelcasamunras.com

 
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)

sdreyer@innsofmonterey.com

http://www.spindriftinn.com

 
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

831-324-4547 (O)

joshua@hotelabrego.com

https://www.hotelabrego.com

 
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)

sdreyer@innsofmonterey.com

https://www.montereybayinn.com/

 
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)

sdreyer@innsofmonterey.com

https://www.victorianinn.com/

 
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)

sdreyer@innsofmonterey.com

https://www.wavestreetinnmonterey.com/

 
Carmel Green Lantern Inn

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Contact: Michelle Weaver

831-624-4392 (O)

info@greenlanterninn.com

Carmel Paradise Guesthouse

Carmel

Contact: Jer Saville

310-525-4200

carmelparadiseguesthouse@gmail.com

Hotel Pacific

Monterey, CA

Contact: Todd Wessing

831-333-3933 (O)

twessing@hotelpacific.com

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)

matthew@aerography.net

http://aerography.net/

 
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)

steve@stevezmak.com

https://stevezmak.com

 
Golden State Drones

Seaside, CA

Contact: Jonathan Wizard

831-224-0575 (C)

contact@goldenstatedrones.com

Specialized Helicopters

Watsonville, CA

Contact: Chris Gularte

831-763-2244 (O)

main@spheli.com

Animals/Trainers

Monterey Bay Equestrian Center

Salinas, CA

Contact: Michael Mastroianni

831-663-5712 (O)

Michael@MontereyBayEquestrian.com

Noah’s Park Pet Resort

Prunedale

Contact: Mark Stofer

831-240-1043

mestofer@gmail.com

Auto/Van/Truck Rental

21st Century Storage

Monterey, CA

Contact: James Smith

831-241-5922 (O)

james@21css.com

Mullet Production RVs

Sandy, UT

Contact: Steve Slack

801-699-5409

steve@mulletproductionrvs.com

Catering/Craft Service

Pacific Coast Catering

Carmel

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)

pacificcoastcatering@yahoo.com

http://pacificcoastcatering.com

 
Eddison and Melrose Tea Cottage

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Karen Murray

831-601-4851 (C)

tea@eddisonandmelrose.com

Jeffrey’s Grill and Catering

Carmel

Contact: Paige Burks

831-277-3599

garlicpaige@comcast.net

Main Street Bakery & Catering

Salinas, CA

Contact: Luz Cedelio

831-771-2253 (O)

mainstreetbakeryandcatering@gmail.com

Portobello’s

Salinas, CA

Contact: Nancy Carlisle

831-753-0797x1 (O)

info@portobellossalinas.com

Turf Club Catering

Salinas, CA

Contact: Shahram Farahmand

831-753-1411 (O)

shahramf@turfclubcatering.com

Wild Thyme Deli & Café

Salinas, CA

Contact: Terry Teplitzsky

831-884-2414 (O)

info@wildthymedeli.com

Event Production/Party Planning

AG Venture Tours

Monterey, CA

Contact: Evan Oakes

831-761-8463 (O)

evan@agventuretours.com

Central Coast Home Concierge

Carmel, CA

Contact: Kristy Farmer

831-233-6460 (O)

kristy@coastconciergeservices.com

Hicks, Kim

Santa Cruz, CA

Contact: Kim Hicks

831-475-2641 (C)

kimiveshicks@gmail.com

Hodges Rent All, Inc.

Monterey, CA

Contact: Steve Hodges

831-373-7368 (O)

hodgesrentall@sbcglobal.net

Illusions of Grandeur

Carmel, CA

Contact: Kristin Markus

831-899-5488 (O)

info@illusionsofgrandeur.com

Millan, Matthew D.

Carmel, CA

Contact: Matthew Millan

408-761-7618 (C)

matthewdmillan@gmail.com

Nelson the Great Pyrenees, Giant White Therapy Dog

Monterey, CA

Contact: Mike Fitzgerald

808-349-5773 (C)

nelsongr8pry@gmail.com

Insurance

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 www.athosinsurance.com

Contact: Katherine Wong

626-716-9800 (O)

service@athosinsurance.com

http://www.athosinsurance.com

 
Leavitt Central Coast Insurance Services, Inc.

Salinas, CA

Contact: Melissa Langley

831-424-6404 (O)

melissa-langley@leavitt.com

Limousine/Shuttles

Central Coast Cab Company

Seaside, CA

Contact: Duane Gida

831-626-3333 (O)

duanegida@gmail.com

Main Event Transportation, Inc.

Monterey, CA

Contact: Chris Elliott

831-646-5466 (O)

MainEventTransportation@gmail.com

Pacific Monarch, Ltd.

Marina, CA

Contact: Rene Jones

831-883-8900 (O)

Info@PacificMonarchLtd.com

West Coast Luxury Limousine

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Contact: Aaron West

424-204-2467 (C)

maximwest@gmail.com

Marine Services

Monterey Canyon Research Vessels, Inc.

Santa Cruz, CA

Contact: Jim Christmann

831-423-4864 (O)

jaxmann@shanarae.com

Thunderbolt Forge Films

San Rafael, CA

Contact: Larry A. Stanley

228-918-3905 (C)

propulsiontech@yahoo.com

TowBoatUS Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

Contact: Monte Ash

831-359-0702 (C)

monteash@gmail.com

Medical Services

Big Sur Medical Support

Big Sur, CA

Contact: Jeannie Alexander

831-667-2796 (H)

bigsurcloudnine@gmail.com

Brady, Kevin

Carmel, CA

Contact: Kevin Brady

831-238-4436 (C)

kgbrady@gmail.com

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP)

Monterey, CA

Contact: Mary Barker

831-625-4505 (O)

mary.barker@montagehealth.com

Props/Prop Rental

Big Sur Majestic Equine Services

Big Sur

Contact: Sasha Thomas

805-835-2332 (C)

bighurmajestic@gmail.com

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)

todd.porteous@cbnorcal.com

https://www.cbnorcal.com/

 
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)

angela@steinbeckre.com

https://www.steinbeckre.com/

 
Coldwell Banker

Carmel, CA

Contact: Paula Joy MacNab, Realtor

831-333-6261 (C)

paulajoymacnab@gmail.com

PineCone Properties

Carmel, CA

Contact: Lois Carwin

831-626-2800 (O)

broker@pineconerentals.com

Secretarial/Temp Agencies

Express Employment Professionals

Monterey, CA

Contact: Allie Weis

831-920-1857 (O)

allison.weis@expresspros.com

Spherion Staffing

Salinas, CA

Contact: Alex Cardona

831-444-6000 (O)

alexcardona@spherion.com

Security

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)

Info@GibraltarSecurityService.com

http://www.GibraltarSecurityService.com

 
Peninsula Security

Marina, CA

Contact: Abdul Razzak

831-393-0716 (O)

PeninsulaPVTSecurity@gmail.com

Studio Teacher/Childcare

Cerulean Green

Hollister, CA

Contact: Jill Oerman

831-915-0852 (C)

jillyofthevalley04@yahoo.com

Chambers-Schelhorse, Kathleen

Capitola, CA

Contact: Kathleen Chambers-Schelhorse

415-680-0809 (C)

kathleenschelhorse@yahoo.com

Traffic Control/Signage

DaRoza, Ed

Capitola, CA

Contact: Ed daRoza

831-238-1066 (C)

stopcompany@yahoo.com

Union/Guilds

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)

businessrep@iatse611.org

http://www.iatse611.org

 

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