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Upscale & Fully Equipped Photo Studio
  • $79/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Berkeley, CA
ALL LIGHTING GEAR INCLUDED FOR USE DURING YOUR STUDIO RENTAL AT NO EXTRA CHARGE. :) This highly versatile compact 410 sq. ft photo studio space just minutes away from downtown San Francisco, located in an upscale area of Berkeley in a historic renovated building. Just a five minute Uber/Lyft ride from Ashby BART, or 15-20 minute drive from downtown San Francisco. Ample free street parking in this safe upscale area. All lighting gear is included for use with each photo studio rental. Studio features a variety of strobes, light modifiers, backgrounds, amenities, etc. Perfect for shooting headshots, portraiture, beauty, glamour, fashion, product photography, full-length, you name it. (For full-length shots a 24-70mm lens is recommended since the space is compact.) Just bring your camera, model/client and shoot. :) RATE INFO: • Weekday 9am-6pm Monday - Friday: $65/hr • Weekend & After-hours Rates: $79/hr MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ATTENDEES: • 5 people maximum Studio Dimensions: Approx. 20 ft x 20 ft with 9ft Ceilings (410 sq. feet) • Setup, Instruction, and/or professional photographer guidance is available for $100/hr Lighting and gear INCLUDED for use with this rental are: • (1x) AlienBees B1600 Flash Unit • (3x) AlienBees B800 Flash Unit • (1x) Savage Pro LED Ringlight Plus Light Modifiers INCLUDED for use with this rental are: • (1x) 47 in. Octagon Softbox • (4x) 36 in. x 10 Strip Softboxes • (2x) 32 in. x 40 Large Softbox • (1x) 86 in. Parabolic Umbrella Soft Silver Interior (Huge!) • (1x) 22 in. Beauty Dish • (2x) 33 in. Soft White Diffuser Umbrella • (4x) 36 in. x 10 Strip Softboxes • (3x) Large V-Flats • (1x) 2-3/4 in. Snoot with Color Gels & Honeycomb Grid • (1x) 33 in. Gold Reflective Umbrella • (6x) 7 in. Standard Reflectors • (4x) 9 in. Barn Door & Honeycomb Grids Set • Adjustable “Tri-Flector” system with stand • Assorted Colored Gel Sets Additional Studio Items INCLUDED for use with this rental are: • (4x) PocketWizard PlusX • (2x) 10 ft. Mathews C-Stands w/boom arms • (1x) Manfrotto Tripod with Ball Head • (3x) 7ft. Portable Light Stands • (1x) 10ft. Adjustable Portable Backdrop Stand • (1x) Adjustable Laptop Stand • (1x) Mahogany Stained Full Apple Box Set • (1x) Mannequin Torso • (8x) Industrial Sand Bags • (1x) Step Ladder • (4x) Studio stools • Many Extension Cords Studio amenities INCLUDED for use with this rental are: • FREE High Speed WIFI • Optional Wired Internet • Ample FREE street parking • Mini fridge & Snack Area • Heater with in-studio Thermostat • Workstation Area • Two adjustable chairs • Private Unisex Bathroom • Beautiful Natural Light Available • Dual Industrial-Sized Sinks • Small Makeup Area • Bose Mini-Link II Wireless Bluetooth Speaker • Clothing Rack with Hangars • Hand-Held Clothing Steamer • Full set of Apple Boxes • Various Flags, Reflectors, and Bounce Cards • Smartphone Charging Area • Plexiglass and Platform Surfaces • Balcony Area • Lint Roller, Clips/Clamps & More • Hair Care Items • Numerous Power Outlets • Cafe Downstairs (Yum!) Over 25 Seamless paper backgrounds INCLUDED for use with this rental.
Boutique Food + Product Photo Studio + Props
  • $100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Berkeley, CA
Our studio is a food and product based photo studio located in South West Berkeley. It features a full gourmet kitchen with new appliances, ample food prep/work space, a 600 sq. ft dedicated shooting room, natural east light, surface and prop rentals, client table that seats 8 and high speed Wi-Fi. A converted double storefront allows for easy load in and out with ample free parking. Located close to BART, I-80, DTC, Berkeley Bowl West and Emeryville. All Access: props and surfaces included Props: full and extensive collection ceramics, wood, glass, linens and cookware. Surfaces: library of over 150 surfaces Grip included with studio: Manfrotto tripod with over head tripod arm Rock and roller photo cart 3 C stands, 3 sand bags 4 full apples, 2 half, 2 quarter Assortment of cardellini and super clamps 2 v flats Pull down, black out blinds on shooting side of studio. Kitchen: Fully outfitted with prop and cooking utensils. 2 refrigerators, one with freezer Cuisine art Vitamix Microwave Electric Kettle Tea and Nespresso service 4 burner gas stove Dishwasher The fine print: Arrangements can be made that include access on the day before the shoot for load in for an addition feed of $75 for grocery drop off. $250 for pre-light and prop set ups over 3 hours. Client agrees to leave premises and contents of the studio in the same condition they were upon arrival and is responsible for any damages to property, props and/or surfaces.
Downtown Berkeley Performance Space with Skylights
  • $125/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Berkeley, CA
This is a large room with brick walls, skylights, multiple seating options, including comfy couches, and a professional stage in the corner. The room is set slightly below street level, accessible via a short staircase (or an ADA-compliant chair lift), and is 1090 square feet. The corner stage is an 160 square feet, and the entry platform just inside the front door is 50 square feet.
Modern Craftsman Home
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Berkeley, CA
Our property is a modern craftsman home that is perfect for any commercial product. It's a 2 story, three bedroom home that includes a formal living room and dining space, breakfast nook & small office. The backyard is a wide open space with a large deck and built in grill. Also included is a swing set and play area for kids and vegetable garden.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price range for Video Shoot locations in Berkeley, CA?

The price differs based on the length of rental, but majorly 1-hour booking will be in the range of $50 to $250

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About Berkeley

Berkeley, a California urban center in the San Francisco Bay region, has been ranked as the third best city in the entire country in which to live. Offering easy commuting to nearby San Fran, a relatively low crime rate, and consistently warm temperatures, Berkeley is a great place in which to live, work, and play.

A haven for outdoor enthusiasts, Berkeley has consistently been referred to as the Healthiest City in the United States. The city is home to many beautiful natural spaces and recreational areas, making it the perfect spot to enjoy any activity from hiking and biking to walking and picnicking.

With so much scenic beauty and natural space to offer, Berkeley is the ideal place to film a video. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect Berkeley video shoot location, you’ll have no difficulty finding a great spot here whether you prefer something indoors or the natural elements found in the great outdoors.

Video Shoot Options in Berkeley

The search for the ideal filming locale in Berkeley can be a lot of fun. Once you’ve settled on the perfect spot, it’s time to hire some local professionals to outfit the space with everything you’ll need for a productive Berkeley video shoot.

  • Coffee Service
    Providing coffee on set for your cast and crew to enjoy is a great way to keep morale high during your film shoot. There are many local mobile coffee catering services that can deliver everything from eco-friendly disposable coffee and tea carafes to espresso bars, healthy snacks, and sweet treats right to the door of your Berkeley video shoot location.

  • Audio-Visual Equipment Rentals
    Even when you carefully pack everything you’ll need for productive filming at your Berkeley video shoot location, sometimes you’ll discover you’ve forgotten something, or worse, something arrives broken. If this happens to you, no need to worry. Berkeley has several excellent audio-visual equipment rental companies that can provide you with anything you need.

  • Hair and Makeup
    To stay on time and within budget, it’s a great idea to hire some on-site beauty professionals to keep your cast members looking camera ready when you need them to be. Berkeley is home to many of the state’s best hairstylists and makeup artists with experience preparing models, actors, singers, and even people just wanting to look their very best for film and photo shoots.

Video Shoot Companies in Berkeley

Now that you’ve found the perfect spot for your video shoot in Berkeley. It’s time to partner with some of the city’s top professionals to pull all the pieces together for a fantastic filming experience.

  • Studio B
    Based right in the heart of Berkeley, Studio B is a well-renowned production company and equipment rental business. Stocking a large inventory of premium quality audio-visual equipment including digital cinema cameras, lighting, grip equipment, cine lenses, and audio gear, Studio B offers affordable pricing and even supplies the staff to run your rentals upon request.

  • Moonshadow Salon
    Moonshadow Salon is one of the top beauty shops in Berkeley, providing exceptional hair styling and color services to ensure their clients look and feel their best. With a focus on utilizing beauty products based on natural ingredients, Moonshadow Salon helps its clients to achieve beautiful hair with shampoos, conditioners, and hairsprays that are completely non-toxic and designed to make hair healthy and luxuriant.

  • Market Hall Caterers
    Market Hall Caterers is a Berkeley-based catering company with a focus on handcrafted cuisine that is as fresh and delicious as it is beautiful. Each of the dishes prepared for their catering services is made fresh daily in their in-house kitchen. In addition to their catering company, Market Hall Caterers has their own bakery where they create all of their bread, pastries, desserts, and cakes.

Pros and Cons of Video Shoots in Berkeley

A city of immense natural beauty, it’s not hard to see why many people select Berkeley as the ideal spot for their video shoot. Still, choosing Berkeley as the location for your film set offers its advantages and disadvantages.


  • Consistently beautiful weather
    Berkeley’s temperatures are beautiful on a year-round basis. A city that enjoys sunny skies, a warm climate, and very little rain, you can count on spending as much time as you desire in the great outdoors without any weather interference in Berkeley.

  • Lots to do
    A cultural haven, you will never want for things to do in Berkeley. From outdoor concerts to incredible art museums, natural spaces, public parks, and even fantastic restaurants, Berkeley will not disappoint.

  • Very near San Francisco
    Only a short distance from the heart of San Francisco, Berkeley residents can enjoy all the amenities of the big city while residing in the comfort and ease of a smaller city with a close-knit community feel.


  • Expensive living
    Berkeley is a very expensive city to make your permanent home. Living in Berkeley is 52.9% more costly than in other US cities.

  • Some crime
    Berkeley is largely a safe city in which to live, work, and play. However, the nighttime can bring out some of the fringe elements here.

  • Sometimes noisy
    Some residents of Berkeley complain that certain neighborhoods can be rather noisy at times. This is particularly most noticeable at night.

Famous Locations in Berkeley

  • Berkeley Rose Garden at Codornices Park
    For true lovers of the great outdoors, it is well worth the time to stop by the Berkeley Rose Garden. A stunning amphitheater encased in a large redwood pergola, the Berkeley Rose Garden contains 1,500 rose bushes of 250 different bloom varieties. The garden covers a total land space of three acres.

  • Indian Rock Park
    Indian Rock Park is a great place to visit if you are looking to take up the sport of rock climbing. In addition to its plethora of surfaces that are ideal for beginning rock climbers, there is a beautiful picnic section on site that offers incredible views of San Francisco Bay.

  • Gourmet Ghetto
    The Gourmet Ghetto is a region in Berkeley that houses some of the city’s most interesting, influential, and eclectic restaurants. Among the most beloved restaurants here are Alice Waters’ historic Chez Panisse, and Lo Coco’s as well as JotMahal Palace, Masse’s Pastries, and Saul’s Restaurant and Delicatessen.