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Brick Manor Estate Property
Imposing Red Brick home on a hill with stamped concrete driveway with white balustrade entrance to a double door grand foyer. Large living room, proper dining room and superb kitchen area.
Lush backyard landscape with a koi fish pond and waterfall, oval shaped pool with trampoline, pool house, green room and pebbly parterre.
Colorful Spanish Church with Ornate Altar
Check calendar for availability.
Great for weddings this small, but beautiful church has an amazing altar and decorations. Also nice garden and banquet hall.
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.
24-hour Naturally Lit Multi-purpose Studio
***Rate varies between weekday & weekend. Please see full details on pricing below***
Designed as a multi-purpose space, this DTLA studio is offered as a production location for photo shoots, filmed interviews, commercial shoots, and more.
Featuring 1,900 sq ft of raw space, clean white walls, high ceilings, pillars & polished concrete floors, this professional urban space can be styled for a wide range of production activities & offers plenty of natural light ideal for shoots.
FEATURES & INCLUDED AMENITIES:
- 9' high ceilings, soundproof walls
- Floor-to-ceiling windows, east-facing
- Black-out capabilities
- Chairs, mirrors, wardrobe racks, steamer
- Smooth white walls & white brick walls for wide range of shoot concepts
- Site manager & staff to assist during your booking
- Refrigerator, restrooms
- Freight elevator for easy load-in/out
-WEEKENDS: $50/hr also Weekdays(5pm to close)
SPACE CAN BE USED FOR:
Photoshoot | Video Shoot | Apparel Shoot | Head Shots | Promotional Photoshoot | Product Shoot | Portrait Photoshoot | Filmed Interview | Audition | Casting | Client Meeting | Creative/Team Meeting | | Dance Studio | Etc.
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.
1700 SF / DTLA Skyline View Suite / Photo Film
$50 per hour (up to 12 people)
Any larger productions, inquire for custom pricing
$60 per hour (up to 12 people)
Any larger productions, inquire for custom pricing
EVENTS / WORKSHOP RATES:
$125 per hour (up to 100 people)
Any larger events/workshops, inquire for custom pricing
-Cleaning fee (determined by type of production/event)
-Additional insurance via our EventHelper link for certain events
-Security/Damage deposit for $1000 or 50% of the booking total, whichever is greater for certain events
Booking minimum of 1 hours for productions and 3 hours for events. Posted rates apply to standard business hours: Monday - Saturday 8am-10pm, Sundays 10am-10pm. For productions only, non-business hours may be available at 1.5x rate plus security at $52.50/hr (weekdays 7am-8am and everyday 10pm-12am).
Productions: cleaning fee starting at $50, assessed per production. Events: Mandatory cleaning $200 for events/workshops. Please inquire for full rules.
DTLA FASHION DISTRICT ultra bright production studio!
1700 sq ft studio with an overabundance of sunshine and spectacular DTLA skyline views. Very cool breeze with the windows open, flying curtain effect. The pictured furniture is included and available for use. Two passenger elevators, two restrooms, one freight elevator, very clean building. Bountiful parking nearby ranges from $5-15 per cash. Please no live music or bands.
Video tour: https://youtu.be/N5A88GqnPZI
Spectacular location if you need to shoot with the Downtown Los Angeles high rise buildings in the background with large windows!
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Luxury DTLA Condo with Skyline View & Photo Studio
This luxury and tailored downtown apartment with gorgeous skyline views is sprinkled with tons of natural light, bespoke finishes, and a photo studio, leaving you with a lavish experience. This 1762 SQFT 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath plus den home is equipped with a 9’6” ceiling (10'5" in the living area), large dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows, stainless steel appliances and designer faucets/fixtures throughout the kitchen and bathrooms.
Apartment also features a beautiful private balcony. This spacious and open concept apartment home represents a well traveled, shaken not stirred, Tony Stark landing pad where you can let your soul glow and will offer a variety of set looks.
This space is perfect for photo/film shoots, music videos, private small dinners/gatherings, cooking segments, Youtube tutorials and skits, etc.
Multicolor LED lighting is available on the island in the kitchen and in the living room, setting the tone for the ultimate experience of DTLA nighttime vibes.
Blinds can be pulled down for privacy or less lighting. All areas are accessible for production EXCEPT for bedroom closets which will be locked and will remain off limits during shoot unless we agree on usage and given permission before booking.
Sundrenched Bi-level Loft In The Heart of DTLA
Welcome to our sunny and spacious downtown loft located in the in the heart of DTLA's Historic Core.
Inside you'll find a 1,400 sqft bi-level ground floor unit with bedroom loft that offers a refined industrial, modern aesthetic. Enjoy immense natural light, expansive living room with TV, charming dining area, customizable 18ft chalkboard wall, breakfast bar, second living area, 2 full bathrooms, bedroom loft, marble flooring on the first floor, concrete on the second floor, exposed brick throughout, vast 11' windows that face Southeast, 18' ceilings, refinished original wood & crown molding. The unit also includes a swinging garage-style back door that opens up to a private, gated alley convenient for loading/unloading production equipment PERFECT for production crews.
To date, we have hosted over 300 productions and would love to be a part of your next project! The loft has served as a backdrop/set for countless network TV pilots, feature films, Netflix series, social media campaigns, fashion photoshoots, music videos, web series, cooking shows, student films & major brand commercials. Clients include Warner Brothers, NBC, ABC20/20, Facebook, Microsoft, Reebok, Adidas, BuzzFeed, Hugo Boss, E! Network, Variety, Fuse TV, Simple Human, True TV, Complex Magazine, ShoeDazzle, Doritos, PacSun, Daniel Wellington, FiveFour, InstaCart and more!
Refined industrial, modern aesthetic
1,400 ft² bi-level ground floor
18' ceilings, 11' windows
Marble, concrete flooring
Swinging garage-style back door
Private, gated alley
Easy load-in, load-out
Iconic NY Style 80's Loft Warehouse
We are one of the few true daylight studios in Los Angeles.
200 per hour with a 2 hour minimum.
1500 for a 10 hour day. All In.
Overtime. 300 per hour
Please make sure to contact FILMLA to inquire about any necessary permits your production may require. Commercial Film or Photo Shoots require a permit. Non commercial personal shoots, classes, script readings, or workshops do not require a permit but does require insurance. Permits are also necessary if you are planning on shooting any exteriors/rooftop/alley or backlot.
Since we have multiple stages please make sure that if you are rolling sound to book at least a week ahead of time to make sure we can coordinate with with any music videos that may be also trying to book on the same day inside the building. We always want to make sure you have no interruptions or sound issues when booking here.
We have two entrances, both require on flight of steps. PLEASE inform all your crew about this on your call sheet. We hate explaining we have no elevator to productions when they arrive. It is your responsibility to let everyone in the production know this as it is a very important piece of information that everyone should be aware of especially if you have large art department or grip that needs to load in.
Please make sure to have any and all necessary insurance for you production. Insurance Cert will be made out to H.Q. Avalon Studios. We must receive a copy of insurance cert before production begins.
Our regular hours are 6am to Midnight. Any production that exceeds 12AM will bump up to 300 an hour per hour after midnight.
Rooftop have a 20 person plus 350 pounds of gear maximum. It is a 1950's building we are in so the rooftop is made of WOOD not Concrete so for the safety of the crew please make sure to note this ahead of time before booking. Running, Jumping, Stunts prohibited.
8 cars and one truck guaranteed in the lot. Plenty of on street parking surrounding the building. Let all production be aware of this.
There is a a large lot next to us that can be rented if needed for large trucks and rv's. Inquire for pricing.
Main studio totals 3300 square ft. 1000 square ft separated Hallway and Basecamp production area.
Length is 75 ft
Width is 50 ft.
Ceiling is 19ft high.
Windows are 12 ft high windows that face west for amazing sunsets.
Client lounge on top of loft.
2000 square ft Rooftop Patio
Full Kitchen. 2 bathrooms. Make-up Hair Station.
Two entrances both require one flight of stairs.
The windows all face west. Sun hits the windows at 11am and sets at 430pm.
We are 10 miles east of LAX and 6 Miles south of downtown. We are the most central studio is Los Angeles.
POWER: 110 amp x 3 circuits with about 12 x 20amp household plugs.
We have a prop house on site with basically everything you need. Set Walls, Furniture, Wood etc.
Please inquire for details
We have an in house branding agency for any production needs or extra crew if you need.
Usually need a week in advance if you need to outsource any of our internal crew.
Art Department/Hair/Make-up/Wardrobe/DP's/Camera Operators/P.A.'s
Since we are on the 2nd floor 20x sandbags and a few grip items are included with your rental and are already on site.
Westside Artist's Home with Studio and Backyard
Our affordable, westside artist's property is perfect for your next student, indie, or professional production. We are a flexible group of producers that understand the expectations and responsibilities of hosting shoots in our home.
Standout features of the location include: a large backyard perfect for crafty with an adjacent detached garage/studio that could be used for a production office, talent holding or hair and makeup.
Please contact us directly for more information or to set up a scout.