“Star Wars: Ahsoka,” a spin-off from “The Mandalorian,” crafted by the talented duo Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni. Fans first met Ahsoka in “The Mandalorian,” where she engaged in a duel with Morgan Elsbeth (Diana Lee Inosanto), revealing her pursuit of a more significant target, Grand Admiral Thrawn, the Chiss Imperial leader and a key villain from “Star Wars Rebels.” The series continues to captivate with its iconic spacecraft and intriguing exterior locations. As such, below is the comprehensive information on Ahsoka’s filming location, check it out!
Where Was Ahsoka Filmed?
The narrative of Ahsoka unfolds in a dystopian future, specifically within the Star Wars Galactic Empire. To bring the outer world planets to life, the creators filmed the majority of the scenes inside a studio. In fact, over 80% of the show was shot in a famous studio, The MBS Media Campus, in Los Angeles.
The key scenes for “Star Wars: Ahsoka” were captured in Los Angeles County, where the production team utilized the diverse landscapes. The MBS Media Campus at 1600 Rosecrans Avenue in Manhattan Beach, located in the county’s southwestern region, was the main hub for the Rosario Dawson-led series.
This studio is among the largest and most well-equipped, boasting 15 sound stages. It’s a coveted location for filmmakers, featuring a New York Street backlot and production offices with stage access, accommodating various projects. The train yard in El Segundo, near Santa Monica Bay, also served as a backdrop for several scenes.
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Initially, some creative minds behind Ahsoka considered filming in Culver City at Warner Brothers Studios. However, a last-minute decision by the director led them to finalize the current studio.
Despite the tight schedule, the production team managed to get everything ready just in time, including specialized equipment and props. They utilized state-of-the-art StageCraft virtual production technology to craft most of the scenes. According to reports, the principal photography for this thrilling action-adventure series began in May 2022 under the working title ‘Stormcrow’ and concluded in October of the same year.