2,400ft² Open Loft-styled Versatile Studio
From $150 per hour
Our studio is a large versatile shooting studio offering diverse backdrops. Designed for flexible shooting needs, this space also offers a backdrop of aged brick for a loft-like look, as well as a classic white paneled room with daylight. The kitchen offers a professional stove, concrete countertops, and a custom dining table for crew meals and catering or a production-ready set. On site grip and equipment rental.
2400 ft² studio space
16’ tall ceilings
12.5’ high truss with speed rail supports
280 ft² client lounge/luxurious studio set with northern daylight exposure and panelled walls
12’ Automatic Roll-up door
Inside parking for grip truck or space for 2 cars
Three-phase 400 amp power
More than 45 dedicated circuits around the main stage
Hair and makeup station
INCLUDED IN BOOKING RATE
Semi-Private use of the full 2,400 ft²
Northern Exposure Studio
Hair and makeup station
All listed under space features
OPTIONS (SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL CHARGES)
*Any rental requires an insurance certificate 72 hours prior to booking
Camera, grip, and lighting available on site
Catering with prior arrangements
Photo Studio Loft with Natural Light
From $100 per hour
Spacious, open converted historic Brick and Timber Cigar Factory loft with warm exposed brick and light hardwood floor details.
2100 Square foot floor plan photography studio with high ceilings and natural light.
Full kitchen with 5 burner gas stove and huge 9ft rolling counter space. Perfect for use by food stylists, chefs, and caterers.
Free use of 10ft Foba camera stand, C-Stands, Apple boxes, sand bags, grip included with FULL DAY rentals only. (8hrs+) Additional rental fees apply for non full-day rentals of equipment.
Additional photo equipment; grip, Profoto lighting and prop/surface rentals available on-site by reservation.
Oakland Hills family home
From $75 per hour
Oakland hills home with view of Mt. Tamalpais. The backyard is a wooded nature view. Neighbors have goats, rabbits, chickens, turkeys that roam there. Lots of other wild life, sometimes foxes, wild turkeys, deer.
Huge, Affordable Production Space
From $50 per hour
- 3500 square foot flexible space
- 34' x 17' white wall
- 34' x 12' blackout drape
- 50' x 30' open concrete floor space
- 24' x 16' x 3' black carpeted stage with natural wood fascia
- sound system
- 100 amp power distribution breaker panel
- off street loading dock in front for trucks
- roll up door in back, perfect to drive picture cars into space
- off street parking & secure lot for truck overnight parking
- other exterior shooting locations available on-site (ie. industrial backdrops like containers, brick walls, corrugated fences as well as multiple courtyards)
- full day and consecutive day discounts available
- friendly creative environment
Turn of the Century Train Station
From $400 per hour
A grand train station in its heyday, still stunning in its urban decay.
Gritty in the city. This is a cavernous space with so much soul.
Booking fees go to a nonprofit dedicated to restoring the station.
Music videos, fashion shoots, feature films, commercials – anything that needs a little edge or to capture a moment in time.
From $87 per hour
The price for the space is for up to 5 people. Up to 8 people is $107/hour. Up to 12 people is $127/hour. Up to 16 people $147/hour. Up to 20 people $167/hour.
1000 sq ft space
10 ft ceilings with large windows
All white walls and a polished concrete floor
Photo ready minimalist kitchen
Movable furniture for staging
All props in the space are available to use
Projector and large screen
Dining table seating for 6 people (with the current white chairs in the photos)
*We have 4 extra folding chairs if needed to seat up to 10 people at the table.
*Extra dining table and chairs available for additional fee (for dinner parties up to 20 people) - $375
1 gated parking spot. All others, FREE regular street parking in a residential neighborhood with no time restrictions other than street cleaning on Thursday and Friday afternoons between 12:30pm and 3:30pm.
Available for an additional fee:
*Extra dining table and chairs (for dinner parties up to 20 people) - $375
White seamless paper backdrop - $175
Clothing rack and two small steamers - $175
About the lofts:
Originally an industrial laundry facility built in the late 1920s, it was once named one of the most beautiful industrial buildings in America. At the entrance of the building you can see some images of the original exterior and interior of the building in use. It was later converted into live/work units in the late 1980s.
1. Keep the front door to our unit closed at all times except for coming and going.
2. All people and equipment must remain inside of our unit. (ABSOLUTELY NO using the common space outside of our unit).
3. When coming and going, please keep noise to a minimum.
We maintain the right to be on location for the entirety or portion of the rental, to ensure the success of the rental and also for maintaining the rules and regulations of the building.
Availability 7:00am-11:00pm 7 days a week.
All booking start and end times are inclusive of set up and tear down time.
Food & Beverage/Catering
Food and beverages and/or catering are welcome. If you are not using a catering service, but are bringing food we require a Specialty Event Insurance Liability waiver with Host listed as an additional Insured. You can find this online or through your current insurance renters/homeowners policy.
All dishes and cooking supplies are available for guests use, including plates, glasses and silverware. NO ALCOHOL can be consumed onsite unless cleared prior to the rental.
Garbage, Recycling & Composting
The is NO garbage disposal. Put all food waste into the green bin that is just to the right of the sink (Push down on the stainless steel lid and it will pop open).
We have bins for all three types of waste and ask that you organize accordingly.
Decorations & Displays
PRIOR to any moving of furniture or items, please take photos so you can return the unit back to the original condition.
Every effort will be made to allow the renter to prepare decorations and design reflecting their vision. However, we reserve the right as to whether or not to approve for you to rearrange or move any furnishings, including, but not limited to, artwork, lamps, antiques or seating, upon prior arrange
Sunny, art-filled loft
From $50 per hour
This loft was converted from a machine shop. It has an open floor plan and is filled with art, much of it from my travels.
Large Oakland Studio, great day light
From $61 per hour
Large Oakland Studio, 24 foot ceiling, hardwood floors, skylights, great day light, ground floor access.
Mid-Century Craftsman with Skyline View
From $175 per hour
This 1927 mid-century craftsman possess tons of character. Great period details, immaculate hardwood floors and large windows. Ample lighting in every room. Ideal for film & photo shoots.
Thoughtfully curated. Art, decor, furniture and other design details throughout.
Beautiful views from the master bedroom, kitchen & outdoor patio offer a scenic backdrop of downtown Oakland/SF.
Camera equipment & lighting rental upon request.
Parking in private driveway. Additional on-street parking w/ no time restrictions (except street cleaning)
Near Highland hospital, Lake Merritt, Trader Joe's, 580 and bus lines to BART.
Large backyard w/ garden beds and fruit trees.
Available 7-days a week