Motion picture equipment exec buys Studio City 4BD

Medium c2da47586b2e6ab05e94a4f3273d9338 Glenn L. Kennel and Sarah J. Priestnall bought a four-bedroom, four-bath home at 3195 Dona Mema Place in Studio City from Gilbert Bell for $1.065 million on April 16.

Bell bought the home for $940,000 in May 2008. The 3,161-square-foot house was built in 1960 and is located in The Donas subdivision.

Kennel is the chief technology officer of the ARRI Group, the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate and lighting equipment. Previously, he worked with Eastman Kodak, Texas Instruments, DLP Cinema and Laser Pacific.

Priestnall has worked as digital intermediate producer in the movies, Saint John of Las Vegas, Amar a morir and Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach. She was also the editor for Turn Over Columbus and Rent a Bench.

According to, there have been 380 home sales in Studio City during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $626,000.

Address: 3195 Dona Mema Place
Buyer(s): Glenn L Kennel and Sarah J Priestnall
Seller(s): Gilbert Bell
Sale date: Apr. 16, 2010

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