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 is one of the most innovative sound 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 a baby’s bottom. We have fun making you successful! 🙂


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 the Stage

Our state-of-the-art soundstage is a blank canvas to realize your vision. Shoot a scene, cast a film, teach a class, screen a movie, launch your brand or just work in an awesome creative space.

Video Production

Fully equipped soundstage with lights, cameras and experienced crew. We can take your idea to fruition from start to finish, with experience in all aspects of production. Let us know how we can help.

Commercial/Product Photography

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


YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo and anywhere else you can think of. Our udio 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!

Virtual Graduations

We provide live, recorded and custom graduation ceremonies - perfect for any graduation or event with a video for every family, custom graphics, a safe shooting environment and all of the bells and whistles you could imagine!

Virtual Fundraising

Create an awesome fundraising experience with live hosts, remote guests, telethons, silent auctions, entertainment, real time contributions, pre-recorded video and graphics to create record-breaking fundraising for your school or cause!

Memorial Services

With our remote technologies, live streaming capabilities and extensive experience, we can provide beautiful a beautiful live memorial experience, with videos, photo montages, titles and graphics and much more for a special celebration of life and love.

Audition & Casting Videos

Visit us for your high quality, lightning fast, beautifully produced audition videos. We know how to help you get your next job!

360 and VR Photo/Video

From 360 tours to full 3D VR videos of your wedding, family dinner; we can preserve your space, event and family forever. Simply too cool!

Animated/Specialty Content

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

Production. Anywhere, Anytime, Anyhow.

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

Expertise + Tools = Your Convenience!

We can help with your events, interviews and projects. Whether on our stage or your office, we can help support your team, your production and your needs. We have done events, memorials, weddings, concerts and much more. Anywhere. Anytime. Anyhow.

Our custom-built production van means less setup, more capabilities and faster delivery of your project!  Give us a call and let’s see how we can help support you!

If you’re in production, MBS Live is available for rent. Take the van for a day or a project and utilize all of our remote capabilities on your set with one of our dedicated technicians. We’d be pleased to help you succeed.

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: