Los Angeles Times article featuring the redwoods forest of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties in the feature film "After Earth." CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE
California: Hollywood’s Back Lot – Open for Business: California Proves Second to None at the 2013 California Locations Conference.
Over 300 people participated in the 6th Annual California Locations Conference held at The Water Garden in Santa Monica on April 20, 2013. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTO GALLERY
With the best locations and the most knowledgeable, professional and equipped staffing in the world, California remains and always will be the best place to say “Action!” The annual California Locations Conference showcased the best California has to offer in the way of locations, local production support and incentives, and offered in-depth panel discussions on maximizing production opportunities when shooting here in the Golden State. More information on filming on location in California can be found here.
FLICS Locations of Note
The heavily anticipated After Earth starring Will Smith and Jaden Smith was filmed in Humboldt County, where nearly 1/3 of the movie was shot. Lost World and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi were also filmed in Humboldt County.
Kern County is featured in the updated classic The Lone Ranger, starring Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp. Director Gore Verbinski and veteran producer Jerry Bruckheimer are at the film's helm.
Hollywood tentpole Man of Steel uses Edwards Air Force Base in the Antelope Valley of Los Angeles to serve as a backdrop for its June 2013 Warner Bros. release. The film stars Henry Cavill and Amy Adams..