Jets for Filming

Jets for Filming

Private Executive Jet

The Villa Serena's Private Executive Jet standing set, where luxury meets practicality for film and television production. Our set features:

  • Luxurious Interior: Decorated with high-quality leather, fabrics, and wood veneers, set against a tasteful soft gray color scheme for a genuinely opulent atmosphere.
  • Pre-Lit with Color-Correct LED: Fully equipped with color-correct LED lighting, the set offers a ready-to-shoot environment at the flick of a switch, ensuring time and cost efficiency.
  • Functional Features: Includes a fully-operating hydraulic boarding stair and extended nose landing gear, enhancing the realism of on-the-tarmac scenes.

Located in Los Angeles, The Villa Serena's Private Executive Jet set offers unmatched authenticity and convenience for your next production. Dive into the luxury of private aviation without leaving the ground.

Private Jet Virtual Tour

Gulfstream G3 interior facing aft (towards the back)
Gulfstream G3 interior facing aft (towards the back)
a real fuselage with original lights, seats, galley, on-board toilet and cockpit
Our mid-sized executive jet is not simply a mock-up, it is a real fuselage with original lights, seats, galley, on-board toilet and cockpit. Overhead PUS's (personal service units) have working reading lights and lighted call buttons.
Working hydraulic boarding door can open and close as needed for your action shot.
Close up angle of the boarding stairs in the open position. Door is remote controlled to open and close.
Our two hour minimum is great for social media photo shoots.
Our two hour minimum is great for social media photo shoots.
Music video night shoot. Shooting at night is great for showing the flashing lights and seeing the passengers on-board from the exterior.
Jet airplane for filming located in the lower parking lot
Private executive jet interior layout. Individual seats are movable for layout changes. Sofa's are mostly stationary.

When it comes to filming scenes involving aircraft, filmmakers have two main options: utilizing a standing set or filming at an actual airport. Each approach has its own unique benefits and considerations. Let's explore them in more detail:

  • Versatility and Control: Standing set aircraft offer a high degree of versatility and control over the filming environment. These sets are purpose-built to replicate the interior and exterior of an aircraft, allowing filmmakers to create the desired scenes without the limitations of a real airport. With a standing set, you have the flexibility to customize and manipulate various elements, such as lighting, camera angles, and set design, to meet the specific requirements of your project.
  • Cost-effectiveness: Renting and utilizing a standing set aircraft can be a cost-effective alternative to filming at an airport. Airport filming often involves obtaining permits, coordinating with airport authorities, and dealing with logistical challenges, which can add significant costs to the production budget. In contrast, standing sets provide a controlled environment that eliminates the need for location fees and the complexities associated with airport regulations.
  • Time Efficiency: Setting up and executing shots on a standing set aircraft can be more time-efficient compared to airport filming. With a standing set, filmmakers have exclusive access to the set for the duration of their shoot, without being constrained by airport schedules or interruptions from regular airport operations. This allows for greater flexibility in planning and executing scenes, potentially saving valuable production time.
  • Authenticity and Realism: While standing set aircraft can offer a high level of authenticity, it is important to consider that they are simulated environments. The level of realism may vary depending on the quality of the standing set and the attention to detail in its construction. Filming at an actual airport provides the advantage of capturing the genuine atmosphere, visuals, and background activity that can enhance the realism of the scenes.
  • Logistical Challenges: Filming at an airport involves navigating through various logistical challenges. These may include security clearances, limited access to specific areas, noise restrictions, and coordination with airport personnel. Additionally, airport filming requires adherence to strict safety protocols to ensure the well-being of the cast, crew, and passengers.
  • Production interruptions: Airports are bustling environments with constant activity, including passenger traffic, flight operations, and security procedures. This can lead to production interruptions, noise challenges, and limited access to certain areas. On a standing set, you have more control over the shooting environment, minimizing disruptions and ensuring smoother production.

Ultimately, the decision between using a standing set or filming at an airport depends on the specific requirements, budget, and creative vision of the project. Our standing set aircraft offer greater control, cost-effectiveness, and flexibility, while airport filming provides an authentic backdrop and atmosphere. Careful consideration of these factors will help you make an informed choice that aligns with your artistic vision and production needs.