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Searching for the perfect filming location? Click here!

For all inquiries, please contact me directly at nycscout@gmail.com. For the past decade, I’ve worked as a professional movie location scout in New York City and have literally thousands of ready-to-go rental-friendly locations on file, from office spaces and penthouses to castles and abandoned warehouses. How it works: I charge a day rate for my services. This fee includes: sending ... Read More »

One More Thing To Do This Summer: Tour The Incredible Valencia Movie Palace Next Saturday!!

Just received word you have one last chance this summer to tour the unbelievable Valencia movie palace! The Tabernacle of Prayer church will be offering a tour NEXT SATURDAY, August 22 at 11am! Tours are by appointment only! Contact Sister Forbes via email at theodora.forbes165@yahoo.com to sign up. The tour is free, but if you’re planning on going, please please ... Read More »

Antique Dining Room Table/Desk For Sale

Hey everyone – My wife and I are in the midst of a big apartment move, and it’s looking like we’re going to have to say goodbye to our beloved old (antique?) dining room table. We’re going to put it on Craigslist, and I’m wondering if anyone out there can give us an idea of what it’s worth in the ... Read More »

See Scout At The San Diego Comic-Con This Thursday!

Hey everyone – Just reminder that I’ll be speaking this Thursday in the Hollywood Location Scouts panel at Comic-Con! From the program: Working closely with the director and production designer, location scouts are the artists who translate the script into reality by exploring the world to figure out exactly where the movies and TV shows should be made. Six location ... Read More »

Scouting NY at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con!

Hey guys – Thrilled to announce that I’ll be participating in the Hollywood Location Scouts panel at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego! Organized in association with the Location Managers Guild of America, also appearing will be fellow scouts/managers… Scott Trimble (Terminator: Genisys, Jurassic World) Stephenson Crossley (Fear the Walking Dead, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen) Stacey McGillis (Guardians of ... Read More »

Tour The Incredible Valencia Movie Palace This Saturday!!

Just learned that the Tabernacle of Prayer church will be offering a rare tour of the unbelievable Valencia movie palace (read my full post here) THIS SATURDAY, June 6th, at 11am! My advice? GO! Tours are by appointment only! Contact Sister Forbes at 718-657-4210 ext. 20 on either Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of this week between the hours of 10a ... Read More »

The Sightseer’s Guide to Being Stuck in Traffic on I-87

Over the past week, I’ve been taking I-87 North to scout in Rockland County… …which means I’ve spent about an hour each day stuck in this: As anyone who travels it regularly knows, I-87 can be a hellhole of traffic due to the unholy convergence of multiple interstates and local bridges in the most inopportune way imaginable. That said, I ... Read More »

The Ramones Guide To New York City

Walk down East 2nd Street off of Bowery, and you’ll pass by Albert’s Garden, a small community garden midway up the block. If you happen to visit on a day when the gates are open, head inside and you’ll find a beautiful little East Village oasis maintained by local volunteers. But for something particularly special, hang a left when you ... Read More »