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

Your Southbay/LA/SoCal soundstage and production venue

Incredible location near LAX, the 405, 105 and next to a CVS, near markets, malls and the beach.

Fully-equipped studio with lights, cameras and action

From stage rentals to podcasts, corporate video, headshots and much more!

A cozy creative space that feels like home

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Here is a small bit of what we do:

Manhattan Beach Studios offers two of the most innovative stages for creatives of all walks of life! From stage rentals to full production interviews, photo shoots, podcasts and more, the stage is comfortable, equipped and ready for your most serious photo and video production needs.

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.

Live/Event 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 Photography

From head shots to fashion catalogs, product shoots and sports/event work, we take the time to make your images perfect. With specialty product experience, including web animations, MBS is the perfect space for your brand and content images!

Podcasts and Shows

YouTube, Twitch, TikTok, and anywhere else you can think of, we can run audio-only to full multi-cam productions, virtual sets and live cuts, streams and more to get you world-class broadcast-quality shows.

Video Anywhere!

Bringing the world together - from Graduation and Award Ceremonies, Memorial Services, Corporate Videos, Casting Videos, Events, and anything you can imagine, we take the pressure off while bringing your vision to life.

360 and VR Photo/Video

From tours to news, family events and training, immersive experiences are where it's at. Whether you're looking for a virtual tour or a fully immersive video of your wedding, family dinner, or other event, we've got you covered.

News Desk/Broadcast

Our Broadcast News and Sports Desk is designed for top-notch broadcasting. It boasts customizable columns, a TV display for graphics, logos, or videos, and a chin light, our desk is the ideal solution for your broadcasting needs.

Animated/Specialty Content

Need something to make your brand stand out? We use automation, robotics and all kinds of fun tools to help make fun things happen. We do product rotation, high speed, slow motion, stop motion 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!

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Creative strategist, photog and production.

Mark Nicholas

Owner/Producer
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Soundstage + Production Management

Claudia Elena

Studio Manager
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Creative video pro and social guru

Nicolas Putnam

Head of Production
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Makeup and Hair

Cynthia Angelina

Sales & Production
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Video pro and sales.

Jeffrey Koven

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:

Testimonials