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Located two miles from Venice beach, our sun-drenched, bi-level loft will inspire you everywhere you look. Designed specifically for film and photo production, the space boasts 25 foot ceilings, polished concrete floors, and fantastic natural light all day long thanks to our many southeast facing windows. We have two painted statement walls by talent from Anthropology and 100 year-old white and cream rugs direct from Istanbul which compliment our overall neutral palette. We’ve personally designed much of the loft’s furniture and gathered textiles, ceramics, and other one-of-a-kind objects from around the world. Our decor is a delicate balance of whimsy and bohemian modernity and many of our guests remark that shooting here is like living in the clouds. How our space looks isn’t the only thing that’s important to us. We are particularly mindful of the atmosphere in our loft, and elevate the vitality of the space with over thirty happy, healthy plants, sustainably sourced sacred woods, and beautiful crystals. With winter upon us, it’s worth noting that the light is especially gorgeous, flooding into the space as early as 7:30am. Because I am an interior designer and my boyfriend is a TV and commercial director, we understand the rigors of film production, and have designed the loft with that in mind. The main downstairs area is a spacious open layout with a raw edge Calcutta gold marble table that can be easily moved to make additional space for complex camera and lighting setups. The master bedroom is a favorite for photo shoots and gets fantastic natural light throughout the day. The bedroom connects to our large master bathroom, which is unusually large and contains an oversized bathtub. The bathroom is great for shooting and can also be used as a makeup and wardrobe changing area. Upstairs you’ll find the crown of the loft, our Caravana lounge, which is filled with low custom-made Moroccan cushions, a grand Balinese peacock chair, painted statement wall, and an array of unique decor, which your art department is welcome to use at no extra charge. We also own a Red Raven camera package that can be rented for a discounted price when booking the space. For a complete westside visual experience, pair a day at our loft with a quick trip to the beach to shoot at our brand new luxury set in the sand, which you can view at the end of our gallery. Feel free to also ask us about discounted loft/beach combo shooting rates. Please visit us on Instagram for an up to date photographic experience and more lifestyle shots of the loft at: @cloudhousela and return to this page to book. Our home has been featured in: Vogue Missoni Maxim Elle Cosmopolitan Covergirl Free People UGG Bed, Bath and Beyond Flaunt Aviator Nation Pop Sugar Nordstrom E! Network HGTV Bravo Viacom NBC ABC Netflix Amazon Sports Illustrated The NBA Capital Records MTV And for all you animal lovers out there, we also have a small cat named Bitsie who hides in the closet :) For more information on details of the loft, please see below: Insurance required? No Deposit required? No Architecture Type? Modern Loft Square Footage? 1200 Number of Rooms? 5 Number of Restrooms? 2 Fridge? Yes Chairs? Yes Trailers allowed? No Printer? No Microwave? Yes Tables? Yes A/C? Yes Heater? Yes Basement? No Coffee Maker? No Sink? Yes Pets allowed? Yes Child-talent allowed? Yes Generator allowed? No Furniture/wall art movement allowed? Yes Movable Furniture? Yes Drones allowed? No Wifi speed? Cable modem / very fast Mobile/cellular network reception? Good Student Rate? Yes Noise restrictions? No Fireplace/fire pit usage? Yes Pool heated/usage? No Ground floor or elevator/stair access? Yes Can you record clean dialogue? Yes What is noise in the surrounding area like? Very quiet How many outlets are available? Where are they? 15 (kitchen, bedroom, living room, bathrooms) Is there dedicated space available for hair & makeup? Yes What is the natural light like (exposure, # of windows)? Beautiful natural light through six large windows all day. Controllable with curtains. We have amazing natural light. Are all areas of the space accessible for production purposes (including the exterior) All areas inside the loft are available. Exteriors are available depending on time of day. What are the power capabilities like in the space Very good. 300 amps. What are the parking and load-in / load out options on site? We have excellent parking and load-in accommodations. Parking is free on the street. We also have a ramp that can be pulled up directly in front of the loft to make moving equipment easy. EVENT TYPES: Kickstarter Video | Film Shoot | Music Video | Filming | Video Shoot | Promotional Video | Documentary Shoot | Fitness Video | TV Series Shoot | Filmed Interview| Film Studio | Workout Video | Production | Dance Shoot| Web Series Shoot | Short film | Podcast | lingerie shoot | Instagram |
RULES: * No Pets (please reach out to us discuss, sometimes we make exceptions) * No Smoking cigarettes (cannabis is allowed if it's something you're selling as a product) * No food or drinks upstairs please * No shooting outside without permission * Coasters are required on marble surfaces * Alcohol is permitted for all guests over 21 years of age upon approval *For anyone with allergies, please keep in mind we have a small cat on premises. She is very sweet and hides in the closet :) DECOR: The loft comes with two free luxury bedding options. The more minimal “Folk” bedding, as pictured in the gallery, employs Norwegian embroidery techniques and detailing, while the “Hammock” bedding imitates Brazilian wedding hammocks. If you have a preference for your shoot, just let us know and we'll have the bedding you prefer fitted for your arrival. CLEANING FEES -- Cleaning fees may apply depending on number of crew, size and scope of the shoot. NOISE -- We have a zero-tolerance policy with noise complaints. We ask that you please respect our neighbors and keep noise to a minimum. Curfew is from 10 PM to 6 AM. PLEASE NOTE: All booking start and end times are inclusive of setup and tear down time.
Guests may cancel their Booking until 30 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 30 days and 7 days before the event start time and receive a 50% refund (excluding Fees) of their Booking Price. Cancellations submitted less than 7 days before the Event start time are not refundable. Learn more
John S. booked a photoshoot for 5 people
Micah was very accommodating and made the process easy. The unit was beautiful and versatile and exactly what I needed for my shoot
Aida L. booked a photoshoot for 2 people
This space was perfect for our shoot! Exactly what we were looking for, and the place looks even better in person than on the pictures! Plus Micah is super nice and welcoming. Will definitely be back in the future :)
Rob O. booked a photoshoot for 5 people
So first off, Micah is super chill. Very welcoming and it didn’t feel Ike I was using a studio or any kind of rental, more like a friend letting me use his creative space. Had a good convo before and after and def the vibe I hope for on every shoot. On top of that I left and ended up leaving my iPad outside, he was quick to call and let me know he would wait for me to get it. Def will be back!
Sonia B. booked a workshop for 15 people
I had a great experience. Micah and Carolina were great hosts and responded to any question I had promptly. It was a great space for our workshop and Carolina was very helpful particularly on that rainy day assisting with unloading my car for the event. It was much appreciated! Thanks so much for sharing your cozy space with us! Sonia
Janette R. booked a photoshoot for 3 people
Absolutely loved this place! I highly recommend it and I am definitely booking again in the future. Our host was so nice and responded very quickly to all of my questions when I completed my booking.
Harrison R. booked a video shoot for 5 people
This space was exactly what we needed. The photos matched our expectations, Micah was prompt and friendly, and we were up and shooting in little time. The natural light from the front windows is great for any photography or filming. Highly recommend!
Jose S. booked a production for 11 people
Absolutely fell in love with the location. Micah the host was amazing, very friendly. Me and the crew had an amazing time and created amazing work. Thank you Micah you have an amazing personality and hidden 💎