The Film Industry’s Gateway to the Antelope Valley

Browse Film Locations in Palmdale, Northern Los Angeles County

About Us

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). 

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For Filmmakers

From film permits to filming policies and more, Film Palmdale ensures easy planning for your production.


Filming Incentives

Why choose us? Explore Palmdale and California filming incentives.


For the Crew

Get access to discounted, local hotels, find out about equipment rentals, and ensure your crew’s safety with a list of emergency medical facilities.


News and Events

Stay up-to-date on the latest local news and events.


For the Community

Learn how to rent out your property to productions that want to turn your space into a film location.


Film Palmdale Stage

Our location is coming soon in 2023!


Looking for something specific?

Meet David Halver 

Film Liason

With nearly 40 years of film production experience, David can help you find the locations you need and guide you through the film permit process. A member of FilmLA and the Antelope Valley Film Office, Halver works with Antelope Valley Film Commissioner Pauline East.


Phone: 310-463-1911