Tank One is a 233,000 gallon water tank (within the LA 30-Mile Studio Zone) built specifically for underwater: motion picture, TV, music video, print and commercial production. Since 1998 Tank One Studios has been at the forefront of underwater production, providing a controlled environment to film all water, river, lake and ocean scenes for the entertainment industry. Tank One is production friendly and has the facilities and experience to assist you in meeting all of your creative goals.
Tank One Studios is easily accessible from anywhere in the Hollywood/LA area. Our Location, just off the 405 Freeway, makes us ideal for in town water shoots. Tank One Studios is located in Signal Hill, CA and situated well within the 30-Mile Studio Zone
Tank One was built with Camera and Lighting in Mind. Pipe rigging as well as support frames abound for ANY lighting set up.
Tank One can adjust your water temperature from as low as 50F to as high as 110F. (Heating rates apply).
The Perimeter of the Tank is lined with THREE separate rooms (40′ x 9′) which can be re-purposed for office space, changing rooms, make-up rooms, video village, lighting control, etc.
Innovative and New.
Fresh & Different Approach
Tank One’s Staff has assisted many productions in creating and supporting dozens of specialized FX and VFX shoots. Whether the scene calls for a flaming stuntman falling into water from a helicopter, green screen work or underwater magical mermaids, Tank One is there to help you achieve your shot.