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SuperHost
Urban Decay Atrium
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (21)
  • 21
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Welcome to our space with its unique architecture in a classic sunlit atrium. There is a ton of great texture for your fashion or editorial photo/film shoots. The double staircase is solid but should be used with care. Ceiling height is 15 ft. There are other areas of the building with raw brick/paint and plaster textures that can be used but will need artificial lighting.
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Mid-Century Modern Creative Photography Studio
  • $90/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (20)
  • 20
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Urban Industrial Timber Loft Building, with Mid-Century Modern Designed Creative Space for Podcast Hosting, Meeting Sessions, Work-Shop, and Photoshoots
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West Side Enchanted Forest
  • $35/hr
  • New
  • 4.5 (9)
  • 9
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
This amazing shooting location is a hidden forest on the west side of Chicago, in Garfield Park. There is a small building also available for shoots, which has electricity, a bathroom and a separate changing room. The forest area has a lot of possibilities for interesting and unique backgrounds for your videos and photos! There is a rusty metal building next door to shoot against, with the trees making a great contrast. Lots of brick backgrounds to use as well. VERY PRIVATE, Very Secure! Gated on all sides. The CTA train does run past it though so train riders can look in the outdoor yard space.
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Jungle Neon Studio in Chicago
  • $52/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Our Jungle Neon Studio is 950 sq. ft. beautiful daylight photo studio with Jungle & Concrete walls and Neon Loft on the mezzanine. It offers background with bushes/flowers on floor and Neon background on the Mezzanine to worth your visit. Our Studio is available for all types of Meetings, Photoshoots and Film Shoots. Kindly contact us directly for more information.
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Industrial Refurbished 1962 Urban Warehouse
  • $100/hr
  • New
  • 4.0 (5)
  • 5
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Industrial Warehouse Space. Refurbished to its 1962 beginnings. Over 5000 sq. ft. 3 contiguous rooms. The whole space is included in the rental. It’s an amazing space. Everything is in excellent condition and spotless. Please take your time! Features: - Exposed brick, concrete flooring, original doors, and windows. There is also wood flooring in the gallery area. - LIGHTING. Original skylights let in natural light. There are office-style lights with fluorescent bulbs that can be turned on part or whole. Meaning you can have bright light or something less bright. Additionally, we have colored indirect bulb lighting. Enables you to choose red, blue, yellow, green...if desired. Small moveable LED with colored gels. 4 lights for green screens. All included in the rental. - ENORMOUS GREEN SCREEN. 20 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide that can be unfurled from tall rafters if you want it. Enables unique shots in minimal time! Plus two other mobile screens. 7ft tall by 10 ft wide. Green, black, or white is available. We do have 4 lights and an LED that is adequate. We encourage videographers to bring their own lights as well. - ELECTRICAL. There are numerous working outlets with service for commercial use. - CARS/TRUCKS. Yes, they fit. You can load in, park, and use cars in the video shoot. There is plenty of room. - AMAZING FEATURE. On the east side of the warehouse, there is a ceiling mist water bar. When turned on this is basically like light rain falling. You can use the colored lights with the mist for dramatic effect. This is a little thing that can add to the video or commercial. - On-site management. We are very resourceful! Please ask, we will do our best to make it happen. - EXTRAS. Smoke machine $49. By Chauvet. Manuel or timer. Very effective. JBL Bluetooth party box speaker $49. Surprisingly powerful. Sounds great! Small LED light on a moveable stand. Colored screens included. No charge. Green Screens. No charge. Tables and 40 chairs. No charge. Projector. No charge GIANT inflatable screen. No charge. Set up time needed. Request in advance. GIANT Flat Wall. 25ft high, 20 ft wide. The maximum capacity is 20 due to safety guidelines related to COVID. 5400 square foot warehouse frame can accommodate a small group with massive amounts of space to have fun and stay safe. There are cross-ventilation and fans to keep the air circulating. Ideal for creative commercial use, such as music videos, commercials, film, or photoshoots.
SuperHost
Contemporary Natural Light Photo Studio and Event Space in Chicago
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Photography studio perfect for production shoots with 3-6 people. Windows face south and the sunlight is amazing at times. Events are welcome for up to 30 people. Total space is 1000 sq ft, 1 full bathroom, office space is approx 200 sq ft and divided by a wall. Full studio and showroom space are approx 750 sq ft. The ceiling height is 12ft. Saturday rate after 4pm is $150 per hour.
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Wicker Park Photo/Gallery Space
  • $60/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
This space is a live/work storefront that can be used for small gatherings, gallery showings, pop-up shops, or photoshoots. The interior decor is bohemian/vintage style but all furniture can be moved/removed depending on use. Street level property with a small bathroom on the mezzanine level.
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Rain Room in Chicago
  • $52/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (7)
  • 7
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Our Rain Room is 550 sq. ft. Blackout photo studio with Multiple Rain Features, located in Chicago, IL. It comes with RGB lights, and X Lights with Bathtub to provide different colors to your pictures. It also offers wardrobe and makeup area for pre or post shoot activities. Our Studio is available for Photoshoots and Film Shoots. Kindly contact us directly for more information.
SuperHost
RGB Bike Studio in Chicago
  • $52/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (7)
  • 7
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Our RGB Bike Studio is 1500 sq. ft., large blackout studio with high ceilings, a Sport Bike, controllable sound synchronized RGB Lights, and RGB Tunnel for car photo and video shoots. It comes with a Sports Motorcycle included A fully refundable $250 incidentals deposit is required to rent this room due to the high amount of sensitive RGB features and motorbike. Our Studio is available for all types of Photoshoots and Film Shoots. Kindly contact us directly for more information.
SuperHost
Multi-set/Prop Studio. NEW SETS!!! Chicago, IL
  • $100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (5)
  • 5
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
This is a loft type space with multiple sets in one room. The room is devided into four parts and each part has it's own authentic look. Currently we have 3 sets available: 1) Vintage recording studio 2) Biohazard TV Jungle 3) Alice in Wonderland 4) Crime Scene INCLUDED IN YOUR SPACE: - 1100 sq ft. of space - 2 Bathrooms - Clothing rack - Wifi - Space to change - Bluetooth Speaker SOUND DETAILS: Like many areas be careful not to put the sound/music too loud. Covid-19 Restrictions: Due to the practice of social distancing we are limiting the space to 10 people or less. We appreciate your cooperation. Absolutely No Alcohol, No Smoking, No drugs, No Firearms. The space is open 8am - 9pm, 7 days a week with a minimum of 2 hours. Your booking includes full use of every section within our walls. STUDIO LIGHTS, CREW AND EUIPMENT ARE NOT INCLUDED TO THE RENTAL FEE!!! The studio has a black ceiling and no natural lights. The space includes 2 bathrooms. Additional lighting, video equipment or crew are not included to the rent. You will be able to rent the studio equipment for a separate cost. We allow to only use it in the studio. Check Add-ons to see the list of equipment that is available for rent. You pay flat fee that covers the equipment rent for the whole time that you are renting the studio. One of the managers will be there to explain the space.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price range for Music Video spaces in Chicago, IL?

The price differs based on the length of rental, but majorly 1-hour booking will be in the range of $35 to $175

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About Chicago

Chicago has everything you’d want from a big city, ranging from world-class museums, nightlife venues, and shopping districts to high-end architecture and notable institutions. It consists of seventy-seven community areas; each has its unique character and charm.

Whether you’re here for a short business trip or a quick vacation, don’t miss out on an opportunity to explore the Loop. It’s the heart of the city, bursting with many iconic sights and celebrated for its big-city buzz. It’s also home to numerous famous attractions, including Millennium Park, river cruises, historic architecture, the Chicago Riverwalk, and so much more.

Your visit to the city will undoubtedly be filled with unforgettable memories that will make you want to come back to try something beyond the ordinary. You can even rent a music video space in Chicago to get your creative juices flowing and take advantage of the city’s unrivaled natural wonders.

Music Video Options in Chicago

Making music videos isn’t a one-person job. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or shooting for the first time, having the right crew by your side can help you create an excellent music video that stands out.

  • Video Director
    Unless you’re an experienced filmmaker, you’ll need to hire a music video director in Chicago to oversee the production process. Directors are skilled professionals who supervise the team, from filming to editing.

  • AV Technician
    Audio-visual technicians are crucial commodities for the shoot. They troubleshoot equipment issues, install systems, and ensure that images and sound are always of excellent quality in the filming location.

  • Production Equipment
    The production equipment you need will depend on your budget, what you want to accomplish, and the video quality you want to make. Ensure every crew member is equipped with appropriate gear to fulfill their roles. Suppose you don’t have the budget to purchase new equipment but want to access high-end camera gear. In that case, you can hire a production rental company in Chicago.

  • Musician
    Musicians or band members are a crucial component of making a music video. You can’t film a music video without the composer or the artist. You can feature them in the video or simply use their recording, depending on the theme and structure you want to create.

Music Video Companies in Chicago

Part of the production process is setting up a suitable Chicago music video space for the shoot. You’ll need the professional assistance of several companies to help you turn your vision into a unique video.

  • Chicago Studio City
    Chicago Studio City boasts a full on-site rental house for all your production needs. It offers equipment rentals, stage lighting, generator, production vans, heavy equipment, and more. The company also provides a comprehensive package of services and products for all your production requirements.

  • Filmgear Chicago
    Filmgear offers electrical, lighting, and grip equipment to video and film productions throughout the Chicago area. They work closely with a range of vendors and top equipment manufacturers in the industry to ensure the highest quality film gear and tools.

  • John Gress
    John Gress is a professional photographer and director with over twenty years of experience creating stunning photography and award-winning videos. He has worked with some of the largest local companies in the country and international media outlets, so he knows what appeals to the audience.

Pros and Cons of Music Videos in Chicago

A good music video space in Chicago is easy to find. But before picking any location in the city, you need to carefully consider its pros and cons to make a sensible decision.

Advantages

  • Vast entertainment options
    Chicago has excellent cultural attractions, festivals, clubs, parks, and outdoor activities to enjoy. There’s always an adventure you can feature, no matter the theme of your music video.

  • Air transportation
    Chicago has several convenient airports if you need to travel a lot. O’Hare International Airport is one of the country’s busiest airports and is easily accessible through public transportation.

  • Top-of-the-line shopping centers
    You’ll need numerous items and gear for filming, as well as props and décor for your music video space in Chicago. Luckily, the city has many top-quality shopping centers where you can buy everything you need for the shoot.

Disadvantages

  • Big crowds
    You might need to shoot in public locations when filming a music video. Since Chicago receives millions of visitors each year, expect to find visitors flocking in popular areas in the city.

  • Bone-chilling wind
    Chicago isn’t called the Windy City for nothing, so you might want to stay indoors for your music video. But if it requires an outdoor setting, make sure you dress appropriately. Bring waterproof boots and several layers of clothing just in case.

  • Terrible traffic
    It’s common for a big city to experience traffic, but Chicago is on another level. It was the country’s third-most congested city and the seventh in the world at one point.

Famous Locations in Chicago

  • Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain
    Check out ‘Chicago's front yard’ if you’re looking for an outdoor space to feature in your music video. Grant Park has so much to offer all public art enthusiasts, architecture buffs, and nature lovers alike. Its centerpiece, the Buckingham Fountain, is truly a sight to behold. It’s a majestic fountain you shouldn’t miss whether you’re in the city for business or a quick visit.

  • The Magnificent Mile
    Undoubtedly, the Magnificent Mile stands behind its name with its impressive services and features. It offers an endless array of boutiques and shops, restaurants, hotels, luxury designers, massive shopping centers, and more. Everything you need is available on one iconic street for a stress-free shopping experience in Chicago.

  • Museum of Science and Industry
    The Museum of Science and Industry is one of the world’s largest science museums. It opened in 1933 and now boasts over 35,000 artifacts and more than 400 thousand square feet of hands-on exhibits to educate and inspire creativity. You won’t leave its doors without learning something new and mind-blowing.