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FOUNDERS

TWO PARTNERS ONE VISION

In 2018 John Prabhu and Anthony Syracuse established a partnership and co-founded LA North Studios. Together they’ve developed and now operate several F-1 certified stages on three separate campuses in Santa Clarita, California. Since creating the new studios, John and Anthony have worked together to make LA North Studios a viable option for any type of production. Their integrity, business acumen and commitment to service make this an ideal partnership. This translates to happy, repeat clients and successful projects at LA North Studios.

meet the founders

Accommodating Growing Demand

“As we have grown and scaled our business, LA North Studios has quickly become a preferred production facility in the region. All of our sound stages are fully committed, and this expansion allows us to meet our clients’ needs today and into the future, ” said LA North Co-Founders Anthony Syracuse and John Prabhu. 

John
Prabhu

founder

John Prabhu was born and raised in Malibu, California. He attended Santa Monica High School and graduated with a degree from the University of California San Diego in Quantitative Economics and Decision Sciences. Upon graduation from UCSD, John began a 30-year commercial real estate career specializing in property investment, operational and asset management, and raising capital for real estate operating platforms including commingled funds and joint venture partnerships.

Throughout his career, he has been responsible for the acquisition, disposition, financing, and development (including ground-up and adaptive re-use) of over four billion dollars in real estate transactions.

John has overseen the management of over 20 million square feet of property including office, multi-family, retail, and industrial assets. John looks to continue making his mark with his partner, Anthony Syracuse, in studio investment, development, and operations.

Anthony
Syracuse

founder

Anthony Syracuse was born and raised in Burbank, California. He began his film career in 1996 as a Prop Maker on the feature film Hard Rain. Since then he has traveled extensively as a Construction Coordinator for some of the biggest movies of our time including King Richard, Top Gun: Maverick, Captain Marvel, Harley Quinn, Bumblebee, Suicide Squad, Divergent, Ender’s Game, Knight and Day, and 3:10 to Yuma.

He is passionate about his profession and the art of filmmaking and has worked for every major studio on all ranges of projects. He’s focused on capitalizing on projects with film rebates to keep jobs in California and in Los Angeles County.

His hands-on experience coupled with his film and construction expertise make him a valuable asset to this project. His reputation along with his existing relationships have helped LA North Studios become a desirable destination for filmmakers.

Some Of Our Clients

Create your next masterpiece

Both John and Anthony are hands on partners available at any time to answer any questions.