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Who's Been Filming in South Pas?

A list of commercials, TV shows and movies that have been filming in the city.

The historic building that houses Kaldi Coffee doubled recently as a Boston back drop for the television show Rizzoli & Isles, starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander. 

The show filmed scenes last Wednesday in the 1000 block of El Centro Avenue. Five other productions that obtained permits from the City of South Pasadena to film commercials in town last week were: 

• Exxon, Jan.28 and Tuesday, 500 block of Arroyo and 1900 block of Milan

• Sensa, Tuesday, 1400 block of Laurel

• Bank of America, Tuesday and Friday, Camino Cerrado

• Provenge, Wednesday, 1900 block of Milan

• Huntington Bank, Thursday and Friday, 1500 block of Mission Street and Garfield Park

Filming Activity Jan. 20-25

In addition to the feature film Iron Man 3, which filmed Jan. 21 in the 1200 block of Chelten Way, three commercials were also shot: 

• Kia, Jan. 20, Arroyo Drive

• Jeep, Jan. 24, 500 block of Arroyo Drive

• State Farm, Jan. 25, 800 block of Adelaine and 1900 block of Milan

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H.M. February 05, 2013 at 04:11 PM
why do we need exposure? just asking.
Scott February 05, 2013 at 05:00 PM
It not the exposure that's important, it's the job creation. Yes, filming can be a hassle at times, but we have to keep our eye on the bigger picture. Whether you're in the industry or not - filming is great for our economy. My family loves to see it, and welcome it.
JenniferP February 05, 2013 at 05:42 PM
It would be great exposure if something in the commercial indicated the filming location, but the commercials never do. At least in the film end credits there is mention given.
heather February 05, 2013 at 06:18 PM
In the new Wendy's Commercial you can definitely tell it is FairOaks because you see Ai and the Rialto in the background!
Donna Evans February 05, 2013 at 08:48 PM
A friend of mine in Silver Lake got $100 just for keeping her porch light on all night for some shoot on her sidewalk. That's sure some easy money!

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