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									                                                                                               Digital MeDia+entertainMent
                                                                                                                                            in the santa clarita valley

in the santa                                                                                         regional overview
clarita valley,                                                                                      Located within the “30-Mile Zone,” the Santa Clarita Valley has maintained its position as one of
you’re in gooD                                                                                       Hollywood’s most sought-after destination for businesses in the Digital Media and Entertainment
coMpany                                                                                              Industry. The area already hosts production companies of all sizes for hundreds of shooting days

The region is already
                                                                                                     each year. And, with over 20 working sound stages and one of the premier academic institutions for

home to a growing                                                                                    the arts, California Institute of the Arts [CalArts], area firms provide a wide array of development-
cluster of over 250                                                                                  related services, producing everything from video games to full-length feature films.
Digital Media +
Entertainment related                                                                                      the santa clarita valley aDvantage
firms. A few of these
firms include:                                                                                                higher Quality
                                                                                                                                                                       lower cost
                                                                                                              •	 Skilled Labor – A talented, creative
Disney | ABC Studios                                                                                                                                                   •	 Cost-Saving Programs – The Film Incentive
                                                                                                                       and abundant local labor supply from
                                                                                                                                                                         Program, Santa Clarita Valley Enterprise
at the Ranch                                                                                                           high-achieving school districts and higher
                                                                                                                                                                         Zone and Foreign Trade Zone, along
                                                                                                                       education providers including CalArts,
Santa Clarita Studios                                                                                                                                                    with local incentives, enhance the already
                                                                                                                       The Master’s College and College of
                                                                                                                                                                         competitive cost structure
Melody Ranch Motion                                                                                                    the Canyons
                                                                                                                                                                       •	 Available Buildings & Sites – Existing,
Picture Studio                                                                                                •	 Location and Market Access –
                                                                                                                                                                         affordable office and commercial space as
                                                                                                                       Conveniently situated in northern
Technifex                                                                                                                                                                well as shovel-ready property to fit any size
                                                                                                                       Los Angeles County along the I-5 corridor,
                                                                                                                                                                         or type of enterprise
WayForward                                                                                                             within the “30-Mile Zone”
                                                                                                                                                                       •	 Technical Assistance – Free or low cost
Technologies                                                                                                  •	 Pro-Business Environment – Recognized
                                                                                                                                                                         business support and technical assistance
                                                                                                                       as a “City of the Future” by fDi Magazine
Valencia Production                                                                                                                                                      provided by local organizations including
                                                                                                                       and the “Most Business-Friendly City
Partners                                                                                                                                                                 the SCV Economic Development
                                                                                                                       in Los Angeles County” by the Los
                                                                                                                                                                         Corporation, Small Business Development
                                                                                                                       Angeles County Economic Development
                                                                                                                                                                         Center (SBDC), Santa Clarita Valley
                                                                                                                                                                         Chamber of Commerce and Valley Industry
                                                                                                              •	 Unmatched Quality of Life – Recognized by
                                                                                                                                                                         Association (VIA)
            Access 	to	Southe rn	
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           Cali fornia 	and 	Beyond
                                                                                                                       CNN Money Magazine as the “Best Place to
                                                                                                                                                                       •	 Workforce Training – Customized training
                                         Mojave                                  58
                                                                                                                       Live in California” for our low crime rate,
                                                                                                                                                                         solutions, such as those provided by
                                                                                                                       top-performing schools and colleges and

                                                                                                                                                                         the Employee Training Institute (ETI)

                        5                                      Palmdale                                                world-class recreational amenities
                             Santa Clarita
                                                                                                                                                                         and the Center for Applied Competitive
                                                                                                              •	 Master-Planned Development – The largest

 Ventura                                                                                                                                                                 Technologies (CACT), hosted by the
                                                                   Pasadena                           San Bernardino
                                                                                                                       collection of master-planned business parks       College of the Canyons
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                                                                                                                                                  SANTA CLARITA VALLEY
                                                                                                                                                   Economic Development Corporation

                                                                                                                                                     (661) 288-4400
sa n ta c l a rita valley is a g reat place for Digital Me Dia

              a nD entertain Ment firM s to Do business.

but Don’t just take our worD for it.                                                                                   “In addition to being
                                                                                                                       an ideal film location,
As part of a recently conducted Target Industry Analysis, a leading, independent site selection
                                                                                                                       Santa Clarita offered
consulting group, Angelou Economics, evaluated the Santa Clarita Valley as a location for the
                                                                                                                       us convenience with its
Digital Media and Entertainment industry. The results speak for themselves.                                            complete network of
                                                                                                                       quality film businesses”
  santa clarita valley scorecarD: Digital MeDia anD entertainMent inDustry
                                                                                                                       Mark v. olsen
                                                                                                                       executive proDucer

            INDUSTRY                                                                                                   HBO’s “Big Love”
                                    LEADING          WEAK                ASSESSMENT RATIONALE

       Skilled Professional                                   • Within the Thirty Mile Zone
       Workforce                                              • Existing industry workforce presence                   “We felt that overall
                                                              • Very experienced residents working in industry
                                                                                                                       we could put a better
       Entrepreneurial                                        • Many sole proprietors serving                          show together in Santa
       Environment                                              the entertainment industry
                                                                                                                       Clarita than anywhere
       Creative Environment                                   • Significant production presence                        else. That took into
                                                              • Presence of California Institute of the Arts
                                                              • Availability of local film design programs             account all aspects of

       Access to Capital                                      • Close proximity to Los Angeles for ample sources of
                                                                                                                       the show, from casting
                                                                capital with familiarity with entertainment industry   and production to
                                                                                                                       post-production. Santa
       Proximity to Market                                    • Within the Thirty Mile Zone
                                                              • L.A. MSA is great access to major                      Clarita was the best
                                                                studios and distributors
       Strong Communications                                  • Capable infrastructures
       Capacity                                                                                                        bob leMchen
                                                                                                                       senior vp of proDuction

       Appropriate Production                                 • Numerous production sound stages                       Fox Television Studios
       Space / Facilities                                     • Large outdoor film space
                                                              • Diverse range of options

       Existing Industry                                      • Strong presence by many studios (Disney/ABC,
                                                                Time Warner, etc.) for film production
                                                                                                                       “Increasingly, the
                                                                                                                       media industry is
       Cost Factors                                           • Less expensive alternative to Los Angeles              becoming more and
                                                                                                                       more dependent on the
                                                                                                                       availability of skilled
                                                                                                                       labor, young creative
  let us prove it                                                                                                      professionals as well as
                                                                                                                       industry experts.
  Contact SCVEDC today for more information about how locating in the Santa Clarita
                                                                                                                       Santa Clarita Valley’s
  Valley can position your firm for growth!
                                                                                                                       strong presence of
                                                                                                                       businesses and labor
                                    SANTA CLARITA VALLEY                                                               within this industry
                                    Economic Development Corporation
                                                                                                                       will help to attract
                                         26455 Rockwell Canyon Road,                                                   additional businesses.”
                              University Center, Suite 263 Santa Clarita, CA 91355
                                                                                                                       angelou econoMics
                                    (661) 288-4400

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