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2,400ft² Open Loft-styled Versatile Studio
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Oakland, CA
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. SPACE FEATURES 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 Production-ready kitchen 1 restroom ——————— INCLUDED IN BOOKING RATE Semi-Private use of the full 2,400 ft² Northern Exposure Studio Hair and makeup station Production-ready kitchen 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 Speedrail infrastructure Catering with prior arrangements
Huge, Affordable Production Space
  • $50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (17)
  • 17
  • Instant book
  • Oakland, CA
- 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
Photo Studio Loft with Natural Light
  • $125/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Oakland, CA
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.
Creative Storefront Space & Multi-Set Photo/Video
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Oakland, CA
Our studio is perfect for music photo/video/film projects. The space is also great for private events, workshops, and pop-up shops. There are multiple immersive sets & backdrops within the space. We also have a hair/makeup station stocked with hygiene items for touch-ups. Located within 1 block from beautiful Lake Merritt. Close by cafes and restaurants for snack breaks and shops for last-minute items. **​​We also offer custom sets and props for an additional cost.** INCLUDES: *Giant Mushroom Props *Green and Pink Fuzzy Fur Wall *Urban Jungle Set with vines and plants *Cai & jo Cosmic Collaged Wall *Vintage Books backdrop *Emoji Peach Wall *Cloud Room with LEDs *Retro TVs *Room Full of Vintage quilts *Arched doorways *Rainbow ladder and more There is an outdoor Private Backyard Garden Space with string lights. LIGHTING *Natural Light from storefront windows SE facing *Ring lights, *LEDS, *Spotlight, *One Soft-box light, *Fairy lights, * and Multicolor Sunset Lamp. ALSO: *Ground floor entry for easy access. *Tripods for phone *Extra chairs and plants *Private Restroom, *Mini fridge, *Coffee Maker & Tea RULES: Booked rental time includes setup and tear-down. Your prep/cleanup has to be WITHIN your booking period so please book accordingly. The starting time you've booked here might be landing exactly right after the other group's booking period as there is no way to put a buffer in between booking here. Please ask to confirm. Overtime is charged at 1.5x hourly rate per policy. Please no excessive noise outdoors, for respect to our neighbors. The studio must be returned to the exact condition you found it in. Please treat our studio as if it was your own. We understand that things happen, so if anything breaks during your rental period please let us know immediately so that we can help. There may be a replacement fee for damaged equipment/props. If your project requires more than 7 people present in the studio at the same time there will be +$10/hour surcharge. We recommend that you don’t leave any valuables in your vehicle (good practice in the bay area). No smoking. Violation of this rule will result in a $250 fee. No Glitter/Confetti, pigment, sand, powder, paint, or any loose substance without first notifying us, and having a proper art dept in place. For any substances that require extra cleaning, we charge an added cleaning fee of $100. We are not responsible for injuries. ABOUT: Hi there, I'm Bre. I am excited to open my studio space with other creatives in the community. It is perfect for music videos, portrait sessions, product shoots, fashion shoots, small business pop-ups, creative projects, and meetings. Here's what you will be supporting if you book: MOONWOOD is an artist-run, BIPOC, Woman-owned hub for creativity and community. Everything you see is created by two POC artists. ***This is a safe space for queer & trans & non-binary & PoC creatives. Keywords: Artist-run, woman-owned, psychedelic, art space, pop-up shop, 1970's, seventies, mid century, creative, gen-z, y2k, 2000's, 1980’s, 1990’s Production Set, Production Studio, Flex Space Good For: Instagram Photos, Tik Tok Videos, Youtube videos, Web and Ad Content, Music Video Shoot, Listening Party, Corporate Event, Dinner, Film Shoot, Meeting, Networking, Performance, Photo Shoot, Retreat, Workshop, Filming, Photography, Background, Dance Shoot, Product Shoot, Launch Party, Promotional Video, Filmed Interview, Podcast

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About Oakland

It sits on the east side of San Francisco Bay, and it offers so much in the way of a waterfront and related activities. Oakland is a significant and unique city within California, with one of the most vibrant art scenes around. It is the largest city in the East Bay region and serves as a major west coast port.

Oakland has a population of 440,000 and it is the eighth largest in the state of California. With its waterside presence, it serves as a trade center and port for the San Francisco Bay area. It also boasts fertile land which adds to its agricultural presence as well. The population has continued to grow significantly since the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake that drove people to the area.

Video Studio Space Options in Oakland

You will have no issue selecting the right video studio space in Oakland. There are some great spaces to choose from, particularly in an area with a big art scene. Then it’s time to focus on the services that can take your production to another level.

  • Talent
    You will need talent of some type in your production. It can be very beneficial to work with a good solid local company that specializes in this. You can benefit from their relationships and use them to help you find a good match.

  • Sound and Lighting
    You may not need much, but you will likely need some type of sound and lighting on set. It helps to work with a company that really knows what they are doing and can help you along the way. They can highlight everything and give it a truly professional look and feel.

  • Editing
    You are likely to need some type of video editing help in the process. The right local company can ensure that you keep on track with this service, which is often a big effort. Having that support in place can be instrumental to your overall success.

Video Studio Space Companies in Oakland

There are so many great places to choose from, so finding your video studio space in Oakland won’t be an issue. Then it’s time to focus on the best local companies that can help you to get the job done. These are some great local resources that you can count on, which will get you an amazing production.

  • Talent Table
    They offer so much that could be beneficial to your production, beyond just talent. However, when you work with Talent Table you can feel good about the talent that they can put you in contact with. They can help you fill in the blanks and ensure that you have the right people for your production, and even offer more if you want it.

  • Bay Area Lighting and Sound
    You will definitely want some type of lighting and sound element in your production. Working with Bay Area Lighting and Sound can be instrumental to your production as they can be a part of the entire process. They can work with you to offer solutions and equipment that you will find to be quite helpful.

  • Maximize Video Productions
    They are a full-service video production company, and they can be instrumental in your video editing. You can work with them to create a process and timeline for your editing, which can take the stress off you. The team at Maximize Video Productions can be a lifesaver with all-important editing which can be so time-consuming.

Pros and Cons of Video Studio Space in Oakland

When it comes to a place like Oakland, there is so much to really get into and enjoy about the city. There are a few drawbacks that can be detrimental for some, and therefore you want to understand all of them. The pros and cons of this city should be weighed out so that you can make the best decision for your production.


  • Easy to get around
    There are some really helpful transportation options in and around Oakland. Because you are close to big cities, you benefit from public transportation.

  • Great art scene
    The art scene here is a big part of what Oakland is known for. There are museums and beautiful displays, and you can really immerse yourself in the art scene of a city well known for this.

  • Good location
    The location is simply one of the best parts of Oakland overall. It is located close to San Francisco and Berkeley, which is a nice draw.


  • High crime rate
    There is no doubt about it, one of the biggest cons of the city is the crime rate. It is higher than other nearby cities, which can be an issue.

  • High cost of living
    The cost of living is high here as you would expect in many bigger California cities. You may expect to pay more for just about anything in the city, and that takes some getting used to.

  • High tax burden
    Taxes are higher in Oakland. The sales tax is 9.5% as opposed to the rest of California which comes in at 7.5%.

Famous Locations in Oakland

  • Lake Merritt
    This is such a beautiful oasis and a nice escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city. You will find such beauty within Lake Merritt, and there is so much to enjoy out in nature with the vast offerings. Here you will find Lakeside Park, which has acres of gardens, and even a Children’s Fairyland which is like something out of a book.

  • Jack London Square
    You might not realize the history behind the amazing dining and social scene at Jack London Square, as this has become the main focus on its own. This was the home of a historic neighborhood and now offers a gorgeous view of the water up close. There is a waterfront trail and so much to take in within this historic yet trendy part of town.

  • Oakland Museum of California
    This is the perfect homage to the rich art culture that Oakland is known for. The Oakland Museum of California is a unique spot that focuses on the art that is a part of the local community. You will often see exhibits by local artists, as well as pieces that focus on social justice which is an important part of the culture and art scene here.