In and Around Hollywood in Los Angeles, US
Known as the film capital of the world, Hollywood is on the West Coast of the US in Los Angeles, California. The world's popular film trends, music and entertainment are birthed here. It's the place where stars are born and dreams come true ... for a lucky few. It began as a small agricultural community, but in the early 1900s film professionals on the East Coast, attracted by the perfect weather and warm temperatures, decided that it would be a great place to build a film industry. Now a thriving metropolis, Hollywood is home to many famous television and movie studios and record companies.