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Top Production spaces in Toronto, Canada

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@TorontoShutterbugs: Hard Downtown Toronto Loft
  • $55/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (274)
  • 274
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Toronto, ON
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Diverse Character Multi Use Studio
  • $60/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (770)
  • 770
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Toronto, ON
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Daylight Studio Toronto
  • $50/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (293)
  • 293
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Toronto, ON
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Toronto Photo Studio Rental & Event Space Loft!
  • $89/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (245)
  • 245
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Toronto, ON
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Vintage Loft, 5 Set Studio For Production
  • $85/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (104)
  • 104
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Toronto, ON
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Contemporary Art Gallery + Pop Up Shop
  • $100/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (116)
  • 116
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Toronto, ON
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Bright Factory Loft Photo Studio
  • $55/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (134)
  • 134
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Toronto, ON
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Vintage Paradise Studio Loft ft. Grand Piano!
  • $88/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (4)
  • 4
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Toronto, ON
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HUGE 4-in-1 Film Studio, VOID + Cyclorama + Sets
  • $140/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (52)
  • 52
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Toronto, ON
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Lozier Loft: Light-filled brick & beam studio
  • $65/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Toronto, ON

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What people are saying about Production on Giggster

Sam K.
$ 150
3 hours
15 people
23 days ago
Beautiful Space that was super easy to check in and check out. Blake was also quick to respond to any inquiries I had. Would definitely use this space again for future projects.
Hannah D.
$ 900
9 hours
5 people
3 months ago
Great experience shooting, they were accommodating with lighting needs, lots of space and access to a large change room and kitchen.
William M.
$ 420
3 hours
5 people
8 months ago
Best space I've been to yet. Great location, Alex was there to let us in and help out the entire time with the lights and fog. As a band we were able to perform at volume without any noise complaints. Visually the place is just as great as the pictures. Highly recommend.
Trenae B.
$ 280
2 hours
5 people
11 months ago
Location and owner are absolutely amazing! Very accommodating, very welcoming. Would highly recommend. A great team to work with to help you bring your creative visions to life! Thank you!!!
Sam S.
$ 360
3 hours
5 people
a year ago
This space was incredible! They were helpful with lighting and any other things we needed. It is such a great versatile space that can be used for so many things! I am only holding back one star because of whoever used it before us, left a pretty strong smell in the change rooms which didn't allow us to use that room because it was quite strong and off-putting.
Andre C.
$ 1000
5 hours
30 people
a year ago
The space was amazing and the people even better, fast replies and incredibly accommodating
Sobika G.
$ 100
8 hours
15 people
a year ago
So friendly and professional. Sava is extremely knowledgeable and helped us with many of our set-ups and any questions we had. Would definitely recommend!
Estelle E.
$ 700
5 hours
15 people
a year ago
Where do we start? SAVA IS THE REAL MVP. Booking this venue was a breeze: no sweat, no stress. On the day of the event, Sava was beyond helpful and very accommodating. He answered all our questions patiently and made us feel right at home! The price is actually valuable for what we got.We will be using this venue again in the future as the whole experience was cloud 9!
Julian O.
$ 650
5 hours
5 people
2 years ago
Amazing spot, premium prices but the convenience is unmatched. Hosts are super busy, but if you’re respectful they are super courteous!
Ivory C.
$ 825
3 hours
5 people
2 years ago
This studio is PHENOMENAL-I swear the pictures don’t even do it justice!!! Fantastic sets, high ceilings, lots of room to work and an incredible whiteout photography cove, this warehouse has it all!! Most of all, the studio was clean, easy to access, ample parking on site and run by an incredibly communicative and welcoming owner. Absolutely stellar experience all around 🙌🏽🎉

Frequently Asked Questions about Production venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Toronto?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Toronto on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Toronto?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Toronto at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Production spaces are available in Toronto?
Right now, there are 977 Production spaces available in Toronto.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Toronto bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Toronto guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Toronto locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Toronto?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Toronto. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Toronto booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Toronto?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Toronto is $90 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Toronto?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Production spaces in Toronto, ON?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $50 to $189.
Which Production spaces are most popular in Toronto, ON in 2024?
How do I book a Toronto location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Toronto reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Toronto

Many people from around the globe love to call Toronto "The 6ix." It's a city with lots of arts and culture and big-city charm. This beautiful Canadian spot is on the shores of Lake Ontario. The weather changes from summer to winter, marked by warm sunshine and cold landscapes. The CN Tower, shaped like a needle and towers over the city, is a must-visit one-of-a-kind building in Toronto. The old Distillery District has streets made of cobblestones, telling stories of the past.

To add a bit of surprise to your trip, visit the Royal Ontario Museum or the charming St. Lawrence Market. There you can learn about wildlife and history. Toronto, Canada, is a great place to make things and meet new people because it is so different from other places.

Storytellers and visionaries always want to catch every show in downtown Toronto, with a concentration of theaters that are as new and different as the city. Hailed as "Hollywood North," the production venues in Toronto also deserve a tipped hat for churning blockbusters and beloved TV shows. Location scouts discovered that the city is a production mecca, delivering visual treats like "The Shape of Water," the 2014 "Robocop" remake, and "The Incredible Hulk" to our screens.

Beyond providing scenic filming locations, the city is a character ready to play a part in your next masterpiece, one memorable scene at a time.

Production Options in Toronto

  • Production Companies
    Toronto has talented and varied production businesses that can bring any imaginative idea to life. Tasked to create visual media, production companies help producers find film locations to rent in Toronto. Ultimately, they manage a shoot's creative and technical requirements, from pre-production planning to filming execution and post-production management.

  • Post-Production Services
    Post-production services in Toronto come into their own once the cameras stop. It's the final video creation stage involving video editing, motion graphics, color grading, and audio mixing, among other services. Like the filming portion, several professionals handle the different aspects, including offline and live editors, animators, and multimedia producers. It starts on film sets during lengthy shoots, with an on-location editor tasked with logging and creating rough cuts of the "rushes" or "dailies."

  • Camera and Lighting
    Toronto's camera and lighting equipment rentals enable you to get the ideal photo. The suppliers deliver state-of-the-art equipment from well-known brands for all production needs. Experts value the range and quality offered since it guarantees that their work is caught as precisely as possible, giving the visual components of any production a superior gloss.

  • Transportation Services
    The flurry of activity before the camera rolls involves crew and cast pick-ups/drop-offs. Location movements, equipment, props, and catering deliveries happen during filming. Toronto has car rental services that serve the film and television industries. They offer prompt and dependable transportation options suited to the demands of a busy set, and customized production vehicles to transport bulky filming gear.

Production Vendors in Toronto

  • Key West Video
    Key West Video makes personalized videos that catch and improve your brand personality and keep people interested. Their custom method is well known, and the fact that they've worked with CIBC, the City of Toronto, and Amnesty International shows how skilled they are. Key West Video ensures every project connects with its target audience through pre-production brainstorming, 4K resolution, and aerial drone videography. This is what makes it a top business video production company in Toronto.

  • Archipelago Productions
    You can turn your thoughts into interesting stories with Archipelago Productions' video production services. From the beginning to the end, they approach the video production process carefully to ensure each story hits home and leaves a lasting impact. Their professional team has worked with brands, agencies, and creatives for more than six years to make artistic and original content that goes above and beyond standards and keeps viewers interested like never before.

  • Minifridge Media
    Minifridge Media is a creative and successful addition to Toronto's video creation scene. Making movies that get people's attention and quickly explain a brand's values makes them a strategic partner for marketers. Assuring that your message gets to and engages people, they turn your ideas into engaging visual stories. Minifridge Media makes explosive videos, from scratch or by adapting a story.

Pros and Cons of Filming Locations in Toronto

Toronto has numerous content creation settings and an established film production landscape. You should rent the right shoot location to ensure the project's success. Here are the merits and potential setbacks of opting for a Toronto film space.

Advantages

  • Networking opportunities: As a filming core, downtown Toronto has numerous professional settings and filming backdrops. It's also where industry events bring professionals together to create links that can foster partnerships.

  • Logistical advantages: The cost to rent a film studio in Toronto is relatively affordable, and everything is in the middle of everything. Downtown filming spaces are near equipment rental suppliers and public transportation.

  • Scenic filming locations: Toronto's urban and cultural areas give nearby film locations distinct atmospheres. A content creator can rent a befitting space that sets the right mood for their project.

Disadvantages

  • Regulatory problems: Understanding the strict zoning laws will help you stay compliant but the process can create production delays. Content creators must submit permit applications to film in different areas.

  • Weather problems: Toronto isn't exempt from inclement conditions. Temperature changes create shoot delays or cancelations at outdoor film locations.

  • Noise ordinances: Like any other metropolis, Toronto has noise ordinances that can affect filming plans in different parts of the city. Production teams must mind their surroundings when working around residential areas and loading/offloading bulky equipment.

Tips on How to Organize Productions in Toronto

Months go into planning a successful film production in a busy city like Toronto. Local network links can point you to the best film locations, streamlining the planning process and backing projects with industry support and vast locations.

  • Venue Specifications: The film studio layout enhances or takes away from your project. Know your project needs to determine if a production site has enough space, equipment, and technical support.

  • Navigating Local Regulations: Production teams comply with noise ordinances and safety codes by making film permit applications. They authorize content creators to use film locations, including public spaces across Canada when producing music videos and photos. Production vehicles require special permits for residential areas, and filmmaking, in general, requires insurance coverage.

  • Work with Local Vendors: Partner with suppliers with a proven track record within Toronto. Locally-versed vendors can offer insights into what works best in the given locale and often have established relationships with venue managers, from equipment rental companies to catering services.

  • Transport Logistics: Cast, crew, and equipment movements between shoot locations require some thought. Rent a studio space that factors traffic patterns with parking access and loading areas. Toronto's car rental companies can manage your filming transport logistics and deliver dependable services, with specialized production vehicles.

  • Contingency Plan: Shoots can halt due to weather changes or technical hiccups. Anticipating potential issues and having contingency strategies keeps production going. Search for a studio space near public transportation options or the downtown core to solve accessibility issues or book a spacious facility where you can create multiple sets to film different scenes. Go for a studio space that charges per hour to spend within your budget and keep production costs low.

Famous Locations in Toronto

  • Graffiti Alley
    Toronto's Fashion District has a visual treat for the eyes, covering a three-block alley. Graffiti Alley is the site Lonely Planet described as the most popular place where art lovers can freely examine street art. It can inspire production teams looking for shoot locations in downtown Toronto, having featured prominently in the CBC comedy series "Rick Mercer Report." Also called a living gallery, urban explorers always stop by to witness its evolution.

  • Allan Gardens
    When you are not too consumed with your search for a studio space, retreat from the city's bustle by visiting Allan Gardens, a hidden gem in downtown Toronto. Six greenhouses create the 16,000-square-foot park, which houses colorful blooms and plants from across the globe in glass pavilions. The botanical garden houses six greenhouses, with permanent plant collections on display and seasonal supplements. It welcomes the entire family, with open play opportunities for kids at a sand play area.

  • Casa Loma
    Perhaps you want to host an industry event to network with local film professionals, consider Casa Loma as the backdrop. The "Hill House" welcomes visitors to admire Gothic Revival-esque architecture, with opportunities to snap photos against the old-world setting, but contact the management to make arrangements for such projects. Explore the Oak Room, which has wood panels from top to bottom, The Conservatory, a space housing diverse plant life, or the stables and gardens. It can host private evening gatherings, with room for many guests.