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UPDATE: - ATTENTION PHOTOGRAPHERS! We now have STROBE LIGHTS available! We have also upgraded our continuous lighting! Detailed information about all lights and equipment available below. - VIDEO LIGHTS received a huge upgrade in the form of high-CRI True Match® daylight 5500K tubes manufactured by Kino Flo® Lighting Systems - We have installed new GREEN SCREEN for Chroma Key shoots: now it’s vinyl (wrinkle-free) and longer (covers the cyclorama floor). The studio is available for your projects 24/7. Your booking includes all the equipment listed below and parking spaces in the front parking lot. You will also have access to the common areas: kitchen and two restrooms. And you can listen to your favorite music with our AUX/Bluetooth Speaker. Looking for a Photographer/Camera Operator/AC/Gaffer/Grip? We're happy to offer our professional services at additional $90/hr (1 hr min). If your project requires more than 10 people present in the studio at the same time there can be a surcharge for every extra person. Please, try staggering call times so that the space doesn't get overcrowded. To avoid any issues and fines, please, read the 'Rules' section in the end of this page! DESCRIPTION The studio was created in September 2015 for our own production needs. We constructed reconfigurable sound-dampening panels and built our futuristic 3-wall cyclorama to make it possible to create professional audio/photo/video content. In August 2016 we started offering our space and equipment to photographers, cinematographers, content creators, designers, models, and anybody interested. During 2017 our studio proudly hosted more than 100 various photo sessions; 50 music video productions; 30 corporate video shoots; 20 art, educational, and interview shoots. 2018: more than 110 photo shoots, 70 music videos, more than 60 different video shoots. At the end of January 2020 we've hosted the 500th production booking from Peerspace. Studio: 15' x 31' (~500 sq. ft.), ceilings 14' Cyclorama: 15' wide x 12' deep x 10' high. Usable cyclorama floor: 10' wide x 8' deep. Our studio is located in Southwest Berkeley District (San Francisco East Bay) and accessible from Ashby Station (5 min drive/25 min walk), and from 580 freeway (15 - 20 minute drive from San Francisco Civic Center). The studio is on ground level and is cart/dolly/wheelchair-fit. INCLUDED EQUIPMENT (NO EXTRA CHARGE) 5x Tripods Shoulder rig Monopod Slider BACKGROUNDS: White Cyclorama (we can paint it in a custom color by your request for $1500); Remotely controlled 107"-wide Backdrops: Chromakey Green vinyl, Black paper, Fashion Gray paper; Additional paper backdrops: Pink 107", Aquamarine 107”, Blue 107”, Cream 53.5”, Pink 53.5”; LIGHTING: 1x Neewer 18" Dimmable Ring Light 5500K for Portraits 75W (600W incandescent equivalent); 1x Kino Flo®-style LimoStudio 220W (1000W incandescent equivalent) 4-Bank Barndoor High-CRI True Match® Lights by Kino Flo® Lighting Systems 5500K; 2x Kino Flo®-style LimoStudio 110W (500W incandescent equivalent) 2-Bank Barndoor High-CRI True Match® Lights by Kino Flo® Lighting Systems 5500K; 2x Neewer Strobe Flash Softboxes 20"x28" with 250W 5600K Monolight (sync distance: 10 meters; flash duration: 1/2200s, the light intensity is quite strong enough; can be handheld or mounted on a light stand; can work as main light, back light or hair light, and form different kinds of layout lighting) and Modeling Lamp 75W; kit also includes RT-16 Wireless Trigger/Receivers set (the wireless trigger controls discreteness for camera to trigger hot shoe flashgun synchronously; high-speed and synchronous for 1/200 second; max. working distance reaches at 30 meters (open area, without interference)) and 2x 33" Translucent Umbrellas (the translucent white umbrella can be used either as a shoot through or bounce light to reduce shadows and produce an even, soft, low contrast light over a relatively large area); 2x Fovitec Dimmable Softboxes 20"x28 with Fluorescent Lights 225W (1000W incandescent equivalent) 5500K; 1x StudioFX Dimmable Ceiling Softbox 28″x20″ 280W (1300W incandescent equivalent) 5500K for hair or backgrounds; Lowel Tota 500W (Tungsten); 2x LimoStudio 2-Bank Barndoor Lights with preset Black Lights that can be replaced with another tube light fixtures. 5x LED Dimmable (Remotely Controlled) Lights 50W 5500K with transparent, warm, and cold filters. GRIP & ELECTRIC: 2x Apple Boxes 2x Dimmers Lighting Filters Color Gels Reflectors Flags 10x Light stands 2x C-Stands with Grip Heads and Arms Fog Machine 2x Fans Clamps C47 (Clothespins) 2x Stingers 25ft (Extension Cords) Powerstrips Gloves 2x Ladders Clothes rack Steamer Mirrors
Private parking lot in front of the building up to 3 spaces available. One large parking space (will fit a box-truck/UHaul) conveniently located near entrance for loading/unloading of equipment. Free street parking also available.
CAUTION! We ask our guests to be mindful of the Cyclorama curved corners and use only the flat glossy floor. YOUR TIME. Your booking starts and ends according to the booked hours. Please, don't be late for your session's start (we won't add missed time to your booking) and wrap up by the session's end to avoid overtime conditions. OVERTIME might be possible, and its duration completely depends on the studio schedule. You better should inform us about possible or desirable overtime in advance, during the booking process, and we consider that in the studio schedule. Please, notice, if you start wrapping up after the end of the booking or just forget about timing - these are overtime conditions, and Peerspace will charge your card for extra time. More about Overtime here: https://support.peerspace.com/hc/en-us/articles/203416869-How-does-overtime-work- NO SMOKING in the building or near the entrances, no open fire. There's a fog machine you can use for the smoke in the shot. NO FOOD or liquids (except water) in the studio and around the equipment. Please, use the kitchen space for that. EXTRAORDINARIES: If your project involves more than 10 people (+$5/hour for each extra person), furry/big/wild animals, sand/dirt/paint/glitter or similar materials, please, inform us beforehand so that we can work out a safe implementation. DAMAGE! We don't charge safety deposit but we expect you to treat our space and equipment with care and be responsible for the damage that may occur. More about damage caused and resolving process: https://support.peerspace.com/hc/en-us/articles/201549276-What-happens-if-I-damage-something-in-a-space- Thanks so much for your interest in our studio! You are very welcome here! ;)
Guests may cancel their Booking until 24 hours before the event start time and will receive a full refund (including all Fees) of their Booking Price. Bookings cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before the Event start time are not refundable. Learn more
Dimplez I. booked a video shoot for 10 people
The space was incredible! Our host was overly welcoming, and provided us with all the materials that we needed in order to accomplish successful shoot. Will definitely book again!
Shany B. booked a photo shoot for 6 people
Alexey’s studio was perfect for my online boutique photoshoot. Space is exactly as advertised in the photos. Alexey himself was a great host - quick to respond & showed up early to check us in. Thanks again! :)
Terron W. booked a photoshoot for 8 people
This was exactly what we need at a great cost. The studio had everything we needed and more. Will definitely be back soon!