COMMERCIAL SHOOTING

 

 

 

 

Located in the Arts District of historic downtown Los Angeles, the 6th Street Bridge has been a popular commercial filming site for decades. Owned by the nearby Rancho Cold Storage facility, the bridge’s filming location and base camp are designed for commercial and other film crews. The iconic bridge spans the Los Angeles River, crossing the famous US-101 and I-5 freeways and Metrolink and Union Pacific rail lines, providing a gritty backdrop for auto commercials to industrial TV spots and corporate training videos.

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BRIDGE PHOTOGRAPHY

 

 

 

 

The 6th Street Bridge is a prime photography location – from gritty, industrial landscape photography to edgy catalog shots to nostalgic portraits of the bridge. The location has appeared in hundreds of magazines, catalogs and advertisements. A license-free, public-domain piece, this landmark and its graffiti murals provide a great urban backdrop for prints and photographers looking to shoot in downtown Los Angeles.

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TV & FILM SHOOTING

 

 

 

A popular and versatile site, the 6th Street Bridge has provided the filming location for a diverse collection of movies, TV shows and music videos. The recently paved base camp area 28,000 sq. ft and is designed specifically with filming in mind. This fenced-in area features enough parking for 100 vehicles, electric and water hook-ups for RVs and views of the historic bridge and Los Angeles River bed. The 6th Street Bridge has featured in productions such as  “Terminator 2”, the classic musical “Grease”, “Lost”, “The Amazing Race” and music videos for Madonna, Kanye West and Kid Rock, among others.

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RANCHO COLD STORAGE

An excellent industrial filming location, Rancho Cold Storage is a family-owned and operated facility that has served the Los Angeles area since 1985. Located near the 6th Street Bridge, this state-of-the-art warehouse facility boasts 2 million cubic feet of interior space, and has been used as the filming location for many music videos, reality TV shows and industrial training videos.

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ROOFTOP FILMING

Overlooking the iconic 6th Street Bridge in downtown Los Angeles, the rooftop of Rancho Cold Storage is prime filming location for all types of entertainment. The cinder-block roof features mazes of metal pipes and views of the US-101 and I-5 freeways, Metrolink and Union Pacific rail lines and nearby industrial warehouse facilities, making this section of historic downtown Los Angeles a favorite gritty, urban backdrop for many film productions.

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NOSTALGIC ENGINE ROOM

The Rancho Cold Storage engine room features 2 million cubic feet of interior cold storage space that has been featured as the set for a variety of film productions, including movies, TV shows and music videos. The versatile facility is one of the most well-filmed in entertainment and has served as the backdrop for scenes set in ships, factories and other industrial settings.

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