Location is Everything
Darian Matthias
Darian Mathias, President and Creator

About Us

The Location Connection, Inc., established in 1991, was designed to offer a variety of privately owned mansions and homes to the entertainment industry for film and television shoots. A special events division was initiated to assist couples looking for the perfect setting for a dream wedding, and corporations looking to plan special events with style. However, when Darian Mathias, President and Creator of the company, was commissioned to locate a fairytale wedding mansion for the nuptials of John Tesh and Connie Selleca, a unique enterprise was formed. The extraordinary event made the cover of People magazine and Location Connection, Inc. became one of Los Angeles’ premiere companies for wedding planning, film locations, and corporate events.

Film & Television Shoots

Location Connection, Inc. is dedicated to the vitality of the Hollywood film industry. Having catered the needs of Dreamworks, Warner Bros, Telepictures, Polygram, Walt Disney Studios, and New Line Cinema, among others, Location Connection, Inc. prides itself on firsthand knowledge of the most sought-after locations in Southern California.

Wedding & Event Planning

Whether you're looking for a romantic French chateau overlooking the beach, or an extravagant mansion, Location Connection has an exclusive portfolio of the most unique private estates for the most important day of your life. With hundreds of venues to choose from, you're sure to find an exquisite match for your own personal style and taste.

Darian Mathias

Darian Mathias, President and Creator of The Location Connection, Inc., has been entertaining her whole life. She has appeared in over 100 episodes of America’s favorite sitcoms including Who’s the Boss? and Growing Pains, and several feature films. In 1991, armed with a background in entertainment and real estate, she developed a unique enterprise that would offer hundreds of privately owned mansions and unique homes for film shoots, weddings, and other special events. Since then she has produced hundreds of special events and film shoots at private mansions and homes, each one catered to the unique needs of her clients. In addition to event planning, Darian Mathias wrote, co-produced and hosted, How to Produce a Wedding Dream. This groundbreaking video was selected by Billboard Magazine as one of best “How To” videos of 1999 and was distributed by the National Library System.

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Kristen Wesley
Public Relations, Marketing, and Special Events Coordinator


Kristen has represented Location Connection as a Public Relations, Marketing, and Special Events Coordinator since 2008. She has assisted with booking locations and event production for numerous high profile clients. Her portfolio includes working alongside CEO Darian Mathias for productions such as: one of Orange County’s largest charity events - the Oceana Summer SeaChange Party; The Frank Sinatra 21st Celebrity Invitational Rat Pack Glamour Gala; BNP Paribas Open Tournament After Parties; the "Declare Yourself" 2009 Celebrity gifting party; a Coca-Cola International Executive Dinner; Stanley Security Systems Executive Dinner; a Maybelline Cosmetics Executive Event; the Blue Star Showcase Event; InStyle Magazine’s Summer Soiree Party; A-list celebrity parties; designer weddings and much more.

With her well-diversified background, Kristen specializes in project support for numerous departments of Location Connection. She has recently focused her efforts on some of the behind-the-scenes preparations for weddings, still shoots, celebrity parties, location tours, etc. You will often find her as your congenial point of contact managing various ongoing communications for brides, location managers, and vendors in the industry.

Kristen always entertains a project with diligence and enthusiasm. She takes a sincere, personal interest in Location Connection’s clients. “I love representing our estates and our unique ability to deliver as a full-service events company. I look forward to helping make your production the very best it could be!”

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