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Abandoned Vintage Apartment (1970s)
An abandoned 1970s vintage apartment just 9 miles east of Downtown LA.
Grungy wall paper, stained carpets and yellowing walls are ready for you and your crew to take over and make your very own!
This location features a vintage kitchen, living room, bedroom, two bathrooms and a central, enclosed atrium where lights can be placed for all four rooms and all sun light can be easily controlled.
Managed by filmmakers for filmmakers!
Fast response times, easy scouting and knowledgeable, film-friendly site-reps.
We are open for location scouting between 9am and 2pm Monday through Friday by appointment only. Off hours scouting subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
While we try to keep a handful of small items around the space for productions to use, please consider the space unfurnished.
Currently the speakers in the living room are in storage as most shoots don't use them, but they can be setup with advance notice.
If you don't see it on your scout it's not included with the rental!
We highly encourage productions to come scout our location. The wallpaper is in a constant state of change from production to production due to wear and tear and its current state may not match the pictures above!
Come see what it's like for yourself before booking!
-- Overtime Policy --
Please note: Giggster's policy is to charge 1.5x overtime for any hours outside your booking. If you go one hour over and paid $100/hr, that hour would be $150!
As a location, it's very important to us that we have an accurate idea of the exact number of hours you intend to book.
If you contact us up to 24hrs in advance we will be happy to extend your booking hours at the base rate to avoid the higher overtime rate.
Otherwise, overtime will be billed at 1.5x your booking rate.
-- Booking Policy --
All bookings are on a first come, first serve basis. If you do not have an approved booking here on Giggster your dates are not reserved.
Inquiries about the location or coming by to scout the location will not place any form of hold on your dates.
We will however provide a soft hold for specific dates by written request only once you've completed a preliminary scout.
During a soft-hold we will alert you to other clients requesting your desired filming dates and will give you approximately eight hours to make your formal booking before approving the competing booking.
-- Offices --
Offices in the photos rent for $50/office/day and are not included in the rental.
-- Multi Site Bookings --
Martinsound hosts some of Giggster's most exciting locations including the Abandoned Grungy Apartment, the Retro Electronics Lab and the Grungy Warehouse Stockroom all in the same building!
We're happy to offer the convenience of hosting shoots that use multiple sites in our fantastic location!
To make things fair, simple and straight forward, here's our multi use booking policy:
All multi site bookings will be booked individually.
Each must have their own start and stop times and each space will be billed for individually including overtime (if the crew or gear is in the room past the booking, it goes into OT).
Each site will be billed at it's standard rate per crew size starting at $100/hr unless otherwise discussed but we will only charge the site rep fee once!
Often we will book multiple sites in one day with consecutive or sometimes overlapping crews (just as a studio with two sound stage
7,500 sq.-foot DTLA eclectic versatile space
7,500 sq.-foot space with lots of character and versatility. The main area has a bar, wooden dance floor, stage, chandeliers, sound and lighting systems, and a piano area. There is also a backstage / lounge area with a pool table and a separate rustic-looking restaurant area. Our space has been described as bohemian and elegant/rustic/industrial.
Film/music video shoots and events have used our space for a Great Gatsby-themed backdrop, Mexican/Asian restaurant, brewery, jazz performance, stand-up comedy, fashion show, video game or other product launch event, seminars etc.
Ample street parking (free after 6:00 p.m.)
Walking distance to Metro Blue Line (801) Grand / LATTC Station
Main street-level access; roll-up door at the back entrance through the alley for loading
Amenities included in the hourly rate:
Stage; wooden dance floor; chairs, tables and benches for up to 120 guests; chandeliers; library; reception area; pool table; piano; bar with refrigerator; separate dining area connected to the kitchen; kitchen area with refrigerator and stove (for warming up food only); trash cans with liners; separate bathrooms for men and women (equipped with toilet paper and hand soap).
Optional amenities (for an additional fee):
Audio/Visual equipment (1/8 inch male jack input; stereo female RCA input; stereo female 1/4" input; wired/wireless microphones; 4 subwoofers and 2 full-range speakers; 4 monitor speakers (2 - 15-inch and 2 - 12-inch, full HD projector, motorized 18-foot screen, 2 haze machines; moving heads, pre-programmed motion and light sequence.
A/C / Heater
Full use of the kitchen
Tablecloths (available in black or white)
Chair covers (available in black)
Folding tables and chairs
Indoor parking for up to 25 cars
THE HOURLY RATE FOR BOOKING EVENTS SUCH AS BIRTHDAY PARTIES, WEDDINGS, WEDDING RECEPTIONS WITH OVER 100 GUESTS IS $195.
Baroque Photo Studio With Colorful Sets
Luxurious and spacious photo studio, equipped with strobes, hotlights, grip.
Over 2,900 rentals in twelve years!
Air conditioning! Free all day parking!
White cove and colorful sets in the studio!
Movable fillable bathtub
Lights rental: $20/hour
-18” diameter ringlight florescent daylight
-Lowell hotlights 500-750 watts (x4)
-Bowens daylight ½ size bank 220 watts
-Bowens daylight bank full size 440 watts (x2)
-Videoluxe florescent bank daylight 220 watts
-LED panels daylight-tungsten 40 watts (x3)
-Rolling fluorescent daylight 600 watts
-5 Einstein monoblocs 640 W/s
-Sandbags (assorted x12)
-Apple boxes (assorted)
-12’ rolling boom
-Light stands (x6)
-silver bounce boards
-Diffusion and scrim
-Rolling laptop stand
-9’ paper rolls assorted colors
-Movable and fillable bathtub
-Folding makeup chair
-Rolling camera cart
-Rolling clothing rack
-Ladders (assorted 2’-15’)
Abandoned Venice Horror Church + Modern Office
An old, abandoned, retro looking church in the heart of Venice.
The location features a kitchen, two chapels, restrooms, four rooms including one very unique room with a bathtub in the closet – and tons of character.
Fast response times, easy scouting and knowledgeable, film-friendly site-reps.
Motel For Filming
Incredible Cinematic Motel Available for Filming
Pre-lit green screen studio
We offer a full service pre-lit green screen studio. Studio has a 3 wall cove cyc, lighting grid, wrap-around black curtains and pre-hung 12' white seamless paper roll. Dimensions are 25' w x 35' l x 15' h with double wall construction for sound proofing. Rental includes pre-lit rear wall green screen, key, fill and back light, staging/production area, private dressing room, kitchen, 2 makeup stations and bathroom, 6 parking spots, 1 ton grip package. Additional equipment can be rented or you can bring your own.
Our studio is located in extremely film friendly Burbank, close to the 5 freeway. It is ideal for film-makers, content creators, photographers, production companies and ad agencies. The studio is available for rental 24/7 and is ideal for filming interviews, TV commercials, music videos, promos, and web content. Although the stage is generally green screen it can be converted to any color background production needs (terms and conditions apply).
Can also be used as an audition space.
2 @ Kino Flo 4x4, 1@ Mole 407 1K Fresnel with dimmer, 15' x 2' LED Array
1 Ton Grip Package:
7 @ 40” C-Stands, 1 @ 20” C-Stand, 2@ 3 rise High Rollers, 1 Baby Offset, 2 Baby Plates, 2 Duckbill Holders, 2 Ceiling Clips, 2 Jr. to Baby Adapters, 2 6” C-Clamp w/ Baby, 1 foam core holder, 2 12” Furni Clamps, 2 Mayfers, 2 Cardellini, 5 Safety Hangers, 5 #1 Grip Clips, 5 #2 Grip Clips, 5 #3 Grip Clips, 8 20lb. Sandbags, 2 ea. Full, ½, ¼, & pancake Apples, 2 Furni Pads, 1 EA. 18X24 Single, Double, Silk, 2 18X24 Solids, 1 EA. 2X3 Single, Double, Silk, 2 2X3 Solids, 6x6 Butterfly set, 4 step twin ladder.
Stage also comes with 18 folding chairs, 2 director's chairs, 5 stools, 4 folding tables, 3 office chairs and 2 standard tables.
1. What is the layout of the space?
- Sound proof studio is located inside a larger warehouse space.
2. What is the surrounding area like?
- We are located in a warehouse district in Burbank.
3. Which types of productions is the space set up for (photo, film, sound, etc.)?
- This studio is set up for green screen, black curtain and white seamless video/film shoots. The studio is completely sound proofed with double wall construction. Can be used for photo shoots as well.
4. Are all areas of the space accessible for production purposes (including the exterior)?
- Only interiors of the space.
5. What are the power capabilities of the space?
- We have 110 amps distributed over 14 standard house outlets which can also be patched to the lighting grid.
6. Will there be an on-site manager present during the booking?
7. What are the parking and load-in/load-out options?
- 6 parking spots. Room for grip truck and honey wagon. Large elephant door can be opened for load in load out. Free street parking.
8. How many bathrooms does your space have?
9. Which additional areas will guests have access to, if any?
- Studio, staging/production area, makeup station, kitchen, bathroom.
10. Printing and Wifi?
- Wifi provided and we have a printer on site.
11. What other equipment do you have available (not included in rental)?
- 3 tons of grip equipment, 25 lights, camera packages, sound packages, teleprompters, dollies, sliders. Just ask we probably have it.
Large DTLA Industrial Loft
This is a beautiful 2,800 sq ft space with high ceilings. It has big industrial windows to let in lots of natural light. The space is located on the top floor (7th floor), so out of each window is a gorgeous view of DTLA. There is an elevator with the option of stairs. As well as a freight elevator. The office has an incredible geometric mural that is amazing for shooting, wardrobe, or make up. There is a kitchen with refrigerator, coffeemaker, toaster oven, microwave, water cooler, etc. There are two bathrooms located directly across the hall. It is fully equipped with two AC's and a ceiling fan. There are black velvet drapes, which can be pulled to the side, cover all the windows or be completely removed with the railing. The furniture and props can be moved around.
The Dark Knight's Garage
Architectural plexi covered ceiling space with state of the art interchangeable colored LED lights customized for your specific project needs.
Located in the TMZ this approximately 10k sq ft space features an open floor-plan design with easy load in housed in a gated compound with plenty of parking lot options nearby.
Minimum rate shown is based on a 10 hour still photography shoot with 15 or less crew/talent size. Please inquire for rates on larger impact shoots.
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What The Shoot is For:
Miscellaneous Info Relevant to Your Shoot:
Zen Garden Home by Universal & Hollywood
I welcome you for your great shoot and look forward to meeting you!!
The space: my home is 2 bedroom + 2 bath (1050sqf) with a peaceful back garden (5000sqf). If you need a cozy home with a zen garden this is the place for you!!
I welcome you in my lovely, quiet, smoke-free home in North Sherman Oaks.
When you book this home, you will also have access :
-large 5000sqf Zen Garden, with coy pond
-plentiful and safe free street parking
I will be more than happy to host your production.
Absolutely LOVE the film industry (have worked in it), and I enjoy hosting people from all over the world!!
I am a twice TEDxSpeaker, Coach & Mindset Effectiveness Expert - I speak on college campuses on date-rape awareness & sexual assault prevention with www.CollegeSpeakingWithPina.com - Most of all I am the proud "mom" of Wellington the GoldenDoodle :) He's hypoallergenic and an extremely well behaved service animal, very sweet, super smart & a great listener (not a barker, so no worries for your sound guy).
We will both welcome you, show you the place, then be discreet during your shoot. As I work from home, and I am easily reachable and available, just a message away for any questions you might have. I like to be fast and helpful.
We have had several shoots at this property (not listed on Giggester). So long as our rates work for you, and you have production insurance, we look forward to your scout, and your wonderful shoot!!
DTLA FASHION DISTRICT, ROOFTOP, WHITE SETTING
Our rooftop has been recently renovated and provides a clear and clean backdrop and surrounding ideal for any photoshoot or videoshoot. The floor, and the rooftop itself has been painted white to provide ideal lighting on any given day. There is a view of the DTLA skyline as well as various elements that have been preserved to provide an industrial look. The location is in the middle of DTLA's Fashion district just a few blocks away from the infamous Santee Alley, which gives you options to which you can explore the heart and soul of one of Los Angeles' most busiest areas.
The given regular available times are (Monday-Friday 8AM-6PM) .
ALL BOOKINGS THAT FALL OUTSIDE OF THE AVAILABLE TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO A SCALING RATE. ALL RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON VARIABLES OF THE PRODUCTION. Please inquire with management.
SUPPORT STUDIO AVAILABLE AS WELL
green room, talent holding, Basecamp etc...
WE HAVE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
EZUP (10X20), 4 6' fold out tables, 20 fold out chairs
No rooftop electricity is provided. Please inquire about generator rental.
Restrooms are available.
- Do NOT lean against the edge.
- No dragging items or scraping the surface of the rooftop.
- ABSOLUTELY NO smoking or alcohol on the rooftop.
- Our business or the building managers are NOT liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damage, injury or loss to the Renter, his party or possessions while on the rooftop.
- If any of the crew members or talent fails to follow these rules, the will be subject to a fine, to be determined, and will be removed by the staff immediately.
- Rules will be enforced regardless of prior knowledge.
- All necessary permits are the Renter's responsibility.