About J.C. Backings

J.C. Backings Corporation is a family owned business established in 1962. John H. Coakley and his son, John Gary Coakley, created the business when they recognized there was a need for quality custom painted backings and rental stock. The third generation, represented by Tod Coakley and Lynne M. Coakley, carried on this painted backing tradition and expanded into photographic backings a.k.a. Translites, as well as digital print backings. Sadly, in April 2006, Tod Coakley passed away in a tragic accident. Lynne Coakley is continuing to run the company maintaining its status as an innovative leader in the field of Motion Picture and Television backings. She is forging new paths for creating them utilizing state of the art digital technology. Pierre Steele, Lynne’s husband, has joined J.C. Backings bringing his digital expertise to the company as well as assuming Tod’s role as its professional photographer.

J.C. Backings Corporation has more than 5,000 rental backings available including historic stock from MGM, 20th Century Fox, Universal Studios and Walt Disney Studios. J.C. Backings has highly trained personnel who create our Photo and Digital Print Backings for Feature Films, Television, Commercials, Theme Parks, Music Videos and much more. Our reputation is based upon attention to quality and detail from beginning to end. No backing request, rental or custom, is too big or too small for us. All of these services are offered at competitive prices!

J.C. Backings Corporation has two facilities that provide us with the room for continuous improvement and expansion of our inventory. One is located at Sony Studios, Culver City, CA which houses our five paint frames ranging from 40' wide x 40' high to 100' wide x 40' high and the other is located at 5905 Smiley Drive, Culver City, CA which houses our state-of-the-art digital photo lab and our new EFI VUTEk® GS5500LXr Pro Superwide Inkjet Printer.

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Pierre SteelePierre Steele
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MiloJ.C. Backing’s mascot is Lynne and Pierre’s black Labrador “Milo”.

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