SHELL'S LOFT is a series of boutique lifestyle and film-shoot lofts, run by a design junkie and a stuntman. We are located in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The BEST neighborhood in the world. (Our personal opinion) This is our EASTSIDE LOFT: Located on the fourth floor, this tranquil 4000 sq ft loft has plenty of room to work while maintaining social distance. It’s super quiet and ideal for sound recording. It has two separate lounge areas, allowing for two totally different looks when shooting. Or you can film on one side while using the other for HMU/ Wardrobe & holding. It accommodates a wide range of shooting styles - from a documentary film to a brand advert shoots. Need more space for a larger shoot. Ask about our loft combos. We are currently accepting shoots up to 60 people. STYLING + PROPS : Like our style? Props and decor seen in our photos are available for rent. Please ask us about our prop catalog or prop room day pass. AMENITIES AVAILABLE Elevator on premise for load-in Full Kitchen - NOTE: For health & safety reasons we don't currently allow cooking in our kitchens. You're welcome to bring pre-prepared / packaged food from craft services. SHELL'S LOFT Covid-19 Protocols for Film and Photo Shoots We follow the detailed protocols, grounded in the latest science from foremost epidemiologists and experts, as laid out by SAG-AFTRA and related unions. These guidelines serve as an essential and necessary element of a return to work in a pre-vaccine, Covid-19 world. The Guidelines lay out that: Every member of the cast and crew be tested for active Covid-19 infection before their first day of work to ensure they are not shedding the virus. Cast and crew members will then be subject to regular testing protocols during the course of their work on the production. Given that performers are uniquely vulnerable for the reasons described above, the Guidelines require a higher testing frequency of at least three times a week at minimum for them as well as those with whom they come into close contact. Individuals who work in areas like the production office – where physical distancing and PPE can be utilized – can be tested less frequently, at a minimum of once a week. Other variables impacting testing frequency include the prevalence of the virus in a given community, and the rate that the infection is being spread. In order to ensure these different sections of the production environment are tightly controlled, shoots with 20 or more crew/ talent require the implementation of a specialized “Zone” system laying out barriers within which those on set can flow based on proximity to cast, level of testing, PPE and the extent to which physical distancing can be observed in the performance of their work. Cast and those with whom they come into frequent contact would be grouped in Zone A, while other individuals on set would be grouped in Zone B. The Zone system is the structure and foundation around which all on-set Covid-19 safety decisions should be engineered. A detailed tour of the inner-workings of the Zone system is included in the Guidelines. To execute testing and the Zone System, the Guidelines require the creation and staffing of two new positions/departments with authority to oversee the production to ensure the Guidelines are being followed, and to take immediate action to correct any unsafe practices or conditions: A Health Safety Supervisor (HSS) (referred to in the Industry White Paper as the “Covid-19 Compliance Officer”) would be in charge of the testing process, hire and coordinate the necessary Covid-19 medical staff, and be responsible for related health safety for the production. The HSS has the authority to pause the production in event that a breach threatens the health of the cast or the crew. There would also be a Health Safety Department, with a Manager and staff. The Health Safety Unit Manager (HSM) would oversee the execution of HSS directives in conjunction with the directors’ team, and other relevant department heads. The full set of Guidelines, and a listing of the experts consulted by the Unions and Guilds, can be found here. In addition, Shell’s Loft has cleaning and sanitation guidelines for the safety for both clients and employees of Shell’s Loft. As such: We require all shoots to conduct testing of their talent and crew with a 72 hour window of the booked shoot time. If you are doing additional rapid testing on your shoot day, we allow you to set-up a testing station out front 30 mins before your booking starts. Wellness reports, from talent and crew, must be collected by the production Covid-19 compliance officer(s). Wellness temperature checks should be done twice a day for shoots over 8 hours. We wear masks at all times when interacting with clients and expect our clients to do the same with us. Our testing requirements enable us to manage contact tracing, so all clients and day-of staff need to be recorded. We thoroughly clean and fog each space after every shoot. We offer fans to help with ventilation. There is also the option to book multiple loft spaces for additional room to maintain social distance, holding, HMU or video village. We follow the same procedures for all clients so as to keep a uniform practice, as laid out by the NY Mayor’s Office protocols. Thank you for cooperation. Let’s get back to work! ABOUT US: We are a small operation. The lofts are managed by a design junkie (Shell) and my stuntman partner (Jeremy), with the help of a few (amazing) part-time support staff, when needed. We live and work in the same building, so are onsite if you need any assistance with your shoot or event. Thanks for supporting a Black + Latinx owned business!
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Guests may cancel their Booking until 7 days before the event start time and will receive a full refund (including all Fees) of their Booking Price. Guests may cancel their Booking between 7 days and 24 hours before the event start time and receive a 50% refund (excluding Fees) of their Booking Price. Booking cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before the Event start time are not refundable. Learn more
Stephanie L. booked a photoshoot for 4 people
STUNNING space. The hosts were so accommodating and very responsive. This space was much bigger than I had anticipated! Super impressed.
Jessica G. booked a film shoot for 7 people
This was our second time using this space! It is the perfect place to film. Thanks! We'll definitely come again.
Laila H. booked a baby shower for 30 people
Beautiful space, great mix of open space and seating. Marti and Shell were both very helpful, we got tons of compliments from our guests.