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Film Location

Overview

One-of-kind 2600 sf property, featuring west-facing dead on views of Bay and Golden Gate Bridges, the City, Treasure Island

Film friendly owners (owned by photographer / designer / art director / set producer)

Mid century California modern style with Japanese infused architectural elements

16 x 35' deck overlooking greenscape, panoramic views of Bay and Bridges

25 foot river run with waterfall and 600 gallon pond built against glass living room, 

Cantilevered off slope on steel i-beams

Commercial size concrete ramp; enable grip truck access/load in

Exceptional ground concrete walls terraced in amphitheatre-style with 25' grade change; shootable from roof

Foor to ceiling glass-wrapped living room/dining room - indoor-outdoor experience

Vintage "Darth Vadar"-style steel fireplace hood with 14' cantilevered concrete hearth

Catering kitchen, Shoji screen partitions between kitchen and dining room 

Sculpture garden on lower patio

Developed gardens with multiple shot angles

Onsite parking for 6 vehicles (2 under cover - 4 on driveway)

Secluded private location - situated at end of cul de sac

Integrated services in graphics/artwork, set production services, staging available



Summary of Ancilliary Services

  • Catering: Meals, soirees
    - network of caterers who supply a variety of food/entertainment styles

  • Craft Services: design and production of staging, rigs, painting, props, signs ( non-union)

  • Artwork and graphic production services;  scanning, printing mounting, picture framing and installation

  • Still photography; referrals to sound and HD cameraman

  • Catering and food services:   referrals  to recommended providers

  • Provisions: shopping by arrangement; full stock of gourmet condiments, glass plates, wine glasses, serving trays
  • Concierge services: Bookings with restaurants, limosine service

  • Basic Business Support
    - Printer/copier/scanner
    - Graphic Design

  • DSL/wireless internet onsite



Film Productions Include:


"An Inconvenient Truth" 10 year recap (2016)

10th anniversary of "An Inconvenient Truth" was filmed at our home from the living room and deck. The interviews were all performed on the deck, with background views of the San Francisco Bay.

Relevant Pictures, LA, was the producer.

Here is a clip from the film (and our view)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5TWhqM1fyg

Interviewees included:




CBS 48 hours "Kristen's Secret" (2014)

CBS producer and writer Paul Larosa from New York used our living room for the scene for several angled shoots of multiple interviewees for the CBS-48 hours mystery - "Kristen's Secret". This link shows the preview - not the actual show: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/sneak-peek-kristens-secret/

See Paul's blog where he describes the set at our house: http://www.paullarosa.com/2014/10/the-difference-between-print-and-television-journalism/





Paper Son Films - Music Video with Chase Martin (2015)

Producer/Director, Christopher Woon from Seattle filmed a music video with Chase Martin of Oakland. The video was shot in the living room and deck. Woon also used a drone to shoot scenes of the musician on the deck.

http://chasemartinmusic.net/




"Leave Them Laughing" (2010)

The documentary film, Leave Them Laughing, is about Carla Zilbersmith who taught drama at the College of Marin for many years before she was stricken with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS disease, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. It was directed by Academy award-winner John Zaritsky who was inspired to make the movie after reading a blog that Zilbersmith wrote during her battle with the disease.

Scenes filmed at our house include releasing red balloons from the deck.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leave_Them_Laughing










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