Palmdale, the Crown Jewel of the Antelope Valley, is located in North LA County, less than an hour from studios and production support service in the LA basin. Palmdale has provided Hollywood with scenic and diverse locations since the earliest days of Hollywood in what is referred to as the silent film era of filmmaking. It has portrayed the Holy land for biblical epics, the Wild West for countless Westerns, and even landscapes for sci-fi classics. A multitude of blockbuster movies and streaming television shows have had key scenes filmed here in Palmdale.
Learn more about Palmdale’s Filming History.
View Palmdale's Strategic Film Plan.
TMZ (Thirty Mile "Studio" Zone)
Palmdale enjoys the unique distinction of being located within the State Film Office's Secondary Zone, which adds an additional Ten Miles to the traditional TMZ (Thirty Minute "Studio" Zone).