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Production Hotspot is a facility and service centric website promoting local film and video infrastructure. We research each media marketplace and highlight about 100 of the key providers of film & video resources. We support local communities by featuring free postings of interest such as; events, screenings, organizations and more. We also feature jobs, used gear and local industry news. Our FYI blog features industry related articles. To get started select a location above, or a link below to some of the content you'll find inside. Welcome.

Hotspot News Update
Adolph Gasser Launches new Website

SAN FRANCISCO - CA  Adolph Gasser a leading full service camera, audio / video equipment store, rental house, and photo lab had launched a new website.  You can check it out HERE

Company : Adolph Gasser Photo | Posted : 26th Jun

Be Sure to Join the Rally Coming June 14th in San Fancisco

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Company : PHS | Posted : 13th May

Quixote Studio Merges with Movie Makers
LOS ANGELSES - CA  In a move that certainly has shaken up the status quo a bit, Quixote Studios has merged with Movie Makers.  This combined entity now features 150 production vehicles and 450 trailers and more then 200 full time employees.  Quixote who primarily served the advertising industry is now well positioned to get feature film and broadcast tv work.  Mikel Elliot remains CEO.
Company : Quixote Productions | Posted : 26th May

Backyard Bites to Post at SPNY
NEW YORK - NY Whether its his Mojito Chicken, Pepperoni Lasagna or Jambalaya Sandwich, one thing is certain – Guy Fieris food is as fun, fearless and fundamental as his larger-than-life personality. 
SPNY Post will be partnering with Pre-Sliced Productions to provide editorial and delivery services for 13 episodes of "Guys Backyard Bites" starring Guy Fieri. Scripps Production New York will be supervising both picture and sound services for the 30 minute episodes, as well as the deliverable package. The Food Network series is currently on location in California and the plan is for Post-Production and Sound Mix to start in mid-March.
Company : SPNY Studios | Posted : 14th May

Video Equipment Rentals Buys Fletcher Film and Digital Camera Division

CHICAGO IL - VER is buying Fletchers film and digital camera rental business, the company said.  The division willmaintain a separate identity from its parent company, VER said, including a different phone number, website, floor space and staff.

It will operate out of Fletchers existing locations in Chicago and New Orleans, where it expanded last year. The purchase does not include Fletcher Chicagos sports division, which will operate out of its location downtown until a pending relocation to the suburbs in 2014. - See more HERE

Company : PHS | Posted : 30th Nov

Chicago to hold first Film and Media Summit

CHICAGO - IL  Hoping to carry on the momentum of a uptick in Film and TV business, the summit will feature a number of prominent Chicago filmmakers, producers and casting agencies.  There will be special panels to discuss a wide range of sujbects including; funding, producing, casting, distribution and more.  The event will be on October 20, 2013 10AM to 6PM at the Chicago Cultural Center.  Tickets are free but limited to the first 500 requests.  You can read more about it HERE 

Company : PHS | Posted : 27th Sep

MPS Studios Provides Camera for Award Winning Doc

DALLAS - TX  MPS Stuidos provided camera support for the intriguing DOUBLE PLAY, a doc feature and Venice Film Festival winner that celebrates the collaboration of Texass own Richard Linklater and avant garde great James Benning. 

The film was shot in Austin and directed by film journalist Gabe Klinger as his inaugural effort. Berndt Mader produced.

Company : MPS Studios | Posted : 19th Sep

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Featured Video

We found this short documentary about the 32TEN Studios. It covers a nice bit of history, and raises some issues important to the vfx industry, and the film industry in general.


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