Welcome to Manhattan Beach Studios. It’s our pleasure!

Your Southbay/LA/SoCal soundstage and production venue

Fully-equipped studio with lights, cameras and action

Unwavering focus on your social & marketing strategies

A cozy creative space that feels like home

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Here is a small bit of what we do:

Manhattan Beach Studios two of the most innovative stages for creatives of all walks of life! Located just minutes away from the beach, LAX, restaurants and more, it’s comfortable, equipped with a laid back vibe and tons of gear for your most serious photo and video production needs, along with customer service that’ll make your day as smooth as can be. We have fun being a part of your success! 🙂


From stage rentals to full production services, we can lend an experienced hand to those who are in need of anything at all. Just drop us a note! We help get you past the finish line.

Rent a Stage

Our cutting-edge stages offer a blank canvas to bring your vision to life. Whether you need to shoot a scene, cast a film, host a class, screen a movie, launch a brand, or simply work in an inspiring creative space, our stages are the perfect solution.

Video Production

Our stages are equipped with broadcast lights, cameras, and a highly experienced crew. We have the expertise to take your idea from concept to completion. If you have a project in mind, let us know how we can assist you in bringing it to life.

Commercial/Product Photography

With specialty product experience, including web animations, MBS is the perfect space for your brand and content images!


YouTube, Twitch, TikTok, and anywhere else you can think of. Our audio and video options help get your content from concept to reality. Real time graphics and titles, call ins and more!

Video Anywhere!

Yup, our live stream options are completely mobile. Publicly or privately stream a wedding, graduation, concert, comedy show, funeral or anything that is important to you.

Photography Services

Visit us for professional high quality head shots. We know how important this is, and take the time to make your session perfect! We work till you're happy!

Graduations and Award Shows

We offer graduation and award ceremonies, live or pre-recorded, ideal for any graduation or event. Our services include personalized graphics, a secure shooting location, and a comprehensive video package for every family, complete with all the bells and whistles you desire.

News Desk/Broadcast

Our state-of-the-art News Desk is designed for top-notch broadcasting. It boasts customizable columns on either side, which can be adjusted to match your branding. With a TV display for graphics, logos, or videos, and a chin light to provide ample lighting for the talent, our News Desk is the ideal solution for your broadcasting needs.

Memorial Services

Our remote systems and live streaming capabilities, combined with our extensive experience, enable us to create a beautiful live memorial experience for you. We offer a wide range of services, including videos, photo montages, and more, to help you celebrate the life and love of your loved one in a meaningful way.

Audition & Casting Videos

Looking to impress your casting directors with a professionally produced audition video? Look no further! Our studio provides lightning-fast and high-quality production services that will help you stand out from the crowd. We know how to help you get your next big role. Come visit us and let us help you shine!

360 and VR Photo/Video

Whether you're looking for a 360-degree virtual tour or a fully immersive 3D VR video of your wedding, family dinner, or other event, we've got you covered. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to create lasting memories that you can enjoy for years to come!

Animated/Specialty Content

Need something to make your brand stand out? We do product rotation, high speed, slow motion, stop motion, animation and more.

News, Sports and Broadcast Desk

Capture a wide variety of looks in our television station, news and broadcast area, including remotes, interviews and shows!

All-in-One Broadcast/Podcast Facility

Whether you dream of your own special podcast to a full sports or news show, we are the perfect location for your project. Our custom-built area is designed to capture a wide variety of looks and colors instantly so you are able to go from concept to market in just minutes.

Offering everything from custom lighting to a fully interactive television, forums and trainings are just a few button pushes away! We specialize in live, live-to-tape and multi-camera options.

Combined with our broadcast cameras, remote controlled PTZ robotic cameras, control room van and live switching, as well as in-ear monitors (IFBs) and tally lights, there are no compromises. It’s all ready-to-go!

Click The News /Broadcast Set for more information.

Production. Anywhere, Anytime, Anyhow.

Our custom-built production van means less setup, more capabilities and faster delivery of your project!

Expertise + Tools = Your Convenience!

With our custom-built production van, you can enjoy faster project delivery and fewer setup hassles, while benefiting from our expertise and tools. We offer support for events, interviews, and projects, whether on our stage or at your office. Our services have covered a wide range of events including weddings, concerts, memorials, and more. We’re available anywhere, anytime, and in any way to help you succeed. Get in touch with us and let’s discuss how we can support your needs.

If you’re currently in production, you can rent our MBS Live van and utilize our remote capabilities on your set. Our dedicated technicians will be there to assist you throughout the process.

Click THE MBS Live VAN for more information.

Meet your super experienced team.

With the love for our work, our space and community, we have over 80 years of experience and believe our work speaks for itself. Welcome to your hometown studio. It’s our pleasure to meet you!


Creative strategist, photog and production.

Mark Nicholas


Photographer and software developer.

Randall Simms

Director of Photography

Creative video pro and social guru

Nicolas Putnam

Head of Production
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Soundstage + Production Management

Claudia Elena

Studio Manager

Video pro and sales.

Jeffrey Koven

Sales & Production
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Makeup and Hair

Cynthia Angelina

Sales & Production
Contact us! Schedule a visit!

We help people achieve big goals.

We work with amazing dreamers and unstoppably driven people every single day.

Our studio is a warm and personal space where ideas germinate and grow. We follow ideas down rabbit holes and open our minds. We are comfortable working on structured campaigns or out-of-the-box ideas. We look forward to meeting you.

Some of Our Wonderful Clients

Here are some of the folks we have had the pleasure working with:


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