Dale Dreher, Founder and CEO of South Bay Locations, was born and raised in Los Angeles and the South Bay. After a stint in the US Marine Corps and attending USC he began work in the Hollywood TV / Film industry. Dale worked 16 years in media production as a Coordinator, Production Supervisor, Line Producer as well as UPM/1st & 2nd AD before moving into Locations 14 years ago.
Staying Focused in the areas of Hollywood, Southern California, Greater LA, the OC, and now specializing in the South Bay, Dale works on every variation of media project, including short form, long form, union or non-union as an A-list Location Scout and Manager. Projects include TV Series, Features, Commercials, Music Videos, Stills and Corporate campaigns. Member of the Directors Guild of America, the Teamsters Local 399 and the Location Managers Guild International.
Skills include Networking, Architectual Photography, Project Management, Team Leadership, Film Permitting, Logistics and Location Scouting for hard to find locations including:
Houses, Offices, Buildings, Medical space, Schools, Urban & Suburban Locations, Streets, Freeways, Americana and any location you can imagine! Dale is highly organized, honest, great at budgeting, communications and fast, focused results!
Dale loves his beautiful wife of 15 years and 2 handsome boys ages 11 and 13.