LA Expo


DATES: June 7 – 9, 2024

Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City

555 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, California 91608

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p: (818) 506-2500

Preferred Rates:  10% Discount Code Instructions — Go to to make reservations. In the booking window where guests enter their arrival and departure dates, click on “more options” and then it will prompt to add a special rate code. Enter: 3218468 in the box that says “Corporate Code”, and then hit enter or click on check room rates. The discounted rate will then populate.

Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles Burbank Airport

7501 North Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank, California 91504

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p: (818) 768-1106

Preferred Rates: Standard King $189.00 + Tax

Deadline to Reserve: May 5, 2024

Magic Castle Hotel

7025 Franklin Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90028

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p: (323) 851-0800

Preferred Rates:

  • June 4 to June 7, One bedroom suite with a king bed, $269/nt plus tax = $306.71/nt total cost
  • June 7 to June 9, One bedroom suite with a king bed, $285/nt plus tax = $324.96/nt total cost

Booking Directions: Call (323) 851-0800 and state that you are “making a reservation for Cine Gear 2024” to receive the discounted rates.

Hotel Amarano Burbank – Hollywood

322 N Pass Ave, Burbank, CA, 91505

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p:(818) 842-8887

Booking Code: CINE062024

Deadline: May 10, 2024

Gabriel Mays

AbelCine Director of Rental
As Director of Rental, Gabriel Mays oversees growth of Rental by nurturing business relationships and unifying the customer experience nationwide. In his previous role as the LA Rental Manager, Gabriel worked with producers, cinematographers, and assistant camera operators to provide the highest level of customer service possible. He also ensured that all their equipment needs are met on budget. Before coming to AbelCine in 2015, Gabriel previously worked as a Communications Instructor and Electronic Media Engineer at a private university. He taught various courses in electronic media, including film, broadcasting, and digital arts. Gabriel is an award-winning cinematographer, director, producer, and editor known for his innovative research and implementation of new film techniques. He was also one of the first to implement HDSLR cameras into filmmaking. He has been the cinematographer on dozens of independent films, documentaries, and music videos.