Oceano Dunes a recent hot spot for celebrity film shoots

Oceano Dunes a recent hot spot for celebrity film shoots


### THE CENTRAL COAST HAS BEEN A HOT SPOT FOR FILMING BIG NAME CELEBRITIES. RIHANNA, JAY LENO AND NICK JONAS WERE ALL FILMED RECENTLY AT THE OCEANO DUNES. KSBY NEWS REPORTER MEGAN ABUNDIS TALKED TO STATE PARKS TO SEE JUST HOW THEY FARE WITH THESE SHOOTS. SHE JOINS US LIVE AT THE DUNES. MEGAN? DAN CARINA WHEN PRODUCTIONS COME TO THE BEACHES TO FILM. THEY’RE CHARGED AMINIMAL PROCESSING FEE OF JUST 200 DOLLARS A DAY FOR ESSENTIALLY RENTING OUT OR USING PUBLIC SPACE. IN ADDITION. STATE PARKSCHARGES JUST ENOUGH TOCOVER THE COST OF PARK MONITORS WHO WATCH OVER THE LAND DURING THE SHOOTS. OUR BEAUTIFUL BEACHES HAVE BEEN DRAWING IN SOME BIG NAME CELEBS. “California state parks has a commitment to California to try and keep filming here in California. On one of these shoots I know they had done scouting in monoco and North Africa looking for the right atmosphere, and they ended up here at Oceano x-apple-data- detectors: Dunes.” THAT’S WHEN RIHANNA x-apple-data- detectors: VISITED THE OCEANO x-apple-data- detectors: DUNES FOR A NOT-YET- RELEASED COMMERCIAL. AND LAST AUGUST NICK JONAS x-apple-data- detectors: AND HIS CREW WERE OUT EARLY AT THE OCEANO x-apple-data- detectors: DUNES FILMING HIS SINGLE “FIND YOU” HE USED SEVERAL DIFFERENT LOCATIONS AROUND THE DUNES AND USED PUBLIC BEACH SPACE FROM DAWN UNTIL DUSK. “The cost that we charge them is really it’s just cost recovery. We have to have people tech scouting and monitoring the activities they are doing and establishing the activities they can and can’t do” NUMBERS FROM THE CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS DEPARTMENT SHOW. FORJAY LENOS GARAGE SHOOT THEY CHARGED 2 THOUSAND 117 DOLLARS AND FOR NICK JONAS x-apple-data- detectors: MUSIC VIDEO SHOOT THEY CHARGED 4 THOUSAND 756 DOLLARS FINALLY, FOR RIHANNAS PUMA SHOOT THEY CHARGED 8 THOUSAND 656 DOLLARS “Pretty much everyone we pull in is going to have to have to be off duty. So the cost we pay them is a little bit more than a regular day.” THEY SAY THE PARKSDEPARTMEN T WORKS WITH FILM PRODUCERS TO MAKE SURE LOCAL BUSINESSESBENEF IT WHEN THEY RENT OUT OUR COASTLINE FOR A FEW HOURS. “They stayed in local hotels, are at local restaurants, used catering they used a lot of local transportation. That is a huge benefit to the community.” TYPICALLY, THE OCEANO DUNES DISTRICT AREA IS RENTED OUT TWICE A MONTH. HOWEVER STAFF SAYS ITS BEEN A BUSY YEAR AND THEY’VE ACCOMMODATED AROUND THREE SHOOTS EVERY MONTH….WITH MORE TO COME THIS YEAR. LIVE AND LOCAL IN OCEANOIM MA KSBY NEWS. THE PARKS DEPARTMENT HAS SOME SMALLER SHOOTS BOOKED FOR DECEMBER. THE OFFICE WAS TIGHT LIPPED WHEN WE ASKED IF ANY OTHER BIG NAME CELEBRITIES WILL BE

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