***PLEASE READ: STUDIO RULES AND FAQ***
By booking this studio, you are agreeing to comply with all of the rules listed below. Terms and conditions are subject to change. Failure to comply may result in forfeiture of the security damage deposit/additional fees. Any dispatched personnel to enforce compliance is billed to the production/event (Security personnel: $52.50/hr, Manager personnel: $67.50/hr, with 4 hour minimum shift).
Booked hours must include load-in/load-out, set up, and tear-down or overtime fees at 1.5x rate (unless specified otherwise) will apply in 30 minute increments. There is no free overtime. If the space is accessed earlier or exited later than booked times, overtime fees will apply. Please be respectful of other productions, all personnel, neighbors, etc.
Studio rates reflect tier pricing based on production crew size/event guest size/attendees determined by the client for the production. Production crew size/event guest size/attendees for the booking includes all persons in the studio, including crew, talent, guests, staff, vendors, etc. If the total number of people present in the studio exceeds the booked capacity, the difference for the correct tier pricing rate for the entire booking will apply with penalties in addition to personnel fees, or may risk losing the entire security damage deposit.
Please include the following in your initial message.
*Brief summary of your production
*Total number of cast and crew
*Desires date(s) and hours
*Any other special needs or questions
One (1) initial scout/visit may be arranged out of courtesy. All scouts/visits are subject to availability (usually early morning or late afternoon) and are subject to re-scheduling. Additional scouts may be subject to additional fees.
4. BOOKED HOURS
Posted rates apply to regular business hours which are Monday – Sunday 8am to 10pm. Production overtime is available from 10pm to 8am at 1.5x the hourly rate (unless specified otherwise). Hours are calculated when the first person arrives and last person leaves. No refunds for any unused time. Booking minimum 3 hours for productions or 5 hours for events/off-sites.
5. SECURITY DAMAGE DEPOSIT
Depending on the size of your production/event and equipment we may require a refundable security damage deposit due at least 14 calendar days prior to the production or event. Deposits begin at $1000.
6. OVERTIME FEE (IMPORTANT)
There is no free overtime. Additional time is be billed at 1.5x the hourly rate (unless specified otherwise), billed in 30 minute increments. Crew/talent/guests, and equipment must be out of the studio by the end of your booked hours to avoid overtime charges. Charges will be deducted from your security damage deposit or billed via Peerspace within 72 hours. https://www.peerspace.com/legal/terms/fees-overview
7. RESCHEDULING AND CANCELLATIONS
Subject to Peerspace's policy. https://www.peerspace.com/legal/terms/cancellation-policy
The preferred parking lot is block away and can hold over 200 cars parking spaces. Parking is not included with your booking and it is a separate fee. Parking lot is independently operated and we are not responsible for any theft or damage. Several other parking lots exist across the studio, street meters, and yellow commercial loading zones at the building’s entrance. Productions should obtain a FilmLA permit to park the grip trucks on the street as most rooftop parking lots cannot accommodate trucks; there is an open ground floor parking lot nearby that can accomodate productions trucks if needed.
9. FREIGHT ELEVATOR (IMPORTANT)
Per property management, all equipment must be loaded-in and loaded-out via the freight elevator. Freight is prohibited in the passenger elevators. Interior dimension 7x7x7 ft. Freight elevator is shared among all tenants, it is on a first come first served basis, its use cannot be reserved during the standard hours of operation, requires a staff member and only operates Monday – Friday 8am to 5:30pm and Saturday 8am to 12pm (standard hours of operation). All other hours must be arranged in advance at $35/hour, 3 hour minimum per shift. Access to the freight elevator outside of the standard hours of operation is not guaranteed, subject to property management approval and staff availability.
10. LOAD-IN / LOAD-OUT (IMPORTANT)
Please see the freight elevator note above. The freight elevator is accessible via the alley located on the right/west side of the building and vehicles/trucks usually park in alley by the freight elevator entrance. Vehicles should be moved after unloading/loading to avoid parking tickets.
It is the renter’s responsibility to be in compliance with all the applicable city and state permits. Productions should obtain a permit via FilmLA.
12. PROHIBITED (IMPORTANT)
The following items are prohibited: Feathers, glitter, confetti, sand, wedding rice, flour, paint, aerosol spray cans, fireworks, weapons, small particle items that are difficult to clean, non-water based fog machines, dance strobe lights, and other items deemed unacceptable by the venue managers (when in doubt, please ask). An additional extensive clean up fee starting at $1000 will be charged for violations to restore the studio and for downtime. Drilling holes into the walls, ceiling and doors is prohibited (no screws, hooks or anchors); only 3M command strips (double-sided tape) is allowed on the walls and must be fully removed. No duct tape, only gaffers or painters tape. Rooftop access it prohibited without prior approval (additional fee applies).
13. ALCOHOL AND CATERING
Alcohol is not allowed for productions unless prior authorization is granted. (For events, please check our listing of this space for Events.)
You may choose your own catering company or we can refer you to great vendors. No cooking is allowed inside the premises; chafing fuel ok.
Only background music is allowed until 10pm (i.e. lounge level, not club level). No disco strobe lights or disco balls. Venue managers reserve the right to ask the renter or DJ to lower the volume to an acceptable level.
15. SMOKING AND ILLEGAL DRUGS
Smoking, vaping, non-prescription drugs are prohibited inside the studio and inside the building including common areas, staircases, and balcony. LAPD/LAFD fines will be charged to the renter. Failure to comply may result in immediate eviction with no refund. A $1,000 penalty fee will be charged for violations.
16. RENTAL EQUIPMENT / PARTY RENTALS
All rental equipment (including party rentals such as tables, chairs, etc.) must be delivered and picked up within the booked hours. Delivery and pick-up outside of the booked hours may be arranged in advance with a $100 fee per occurrence per vendor. All rentals must be removed immediately post the event or disassembly labor and storage fees will apply.
Nobody under the age of 21 is allowed in the studio without prior authorization for safety reasons. Children are allowed with adult supervision.
All animals/pets are prohibited with the exception of service animals with valid permits.
19. WATER TANK
Please DO NOT hang or tape or cover any the water tank. The pipes are constantly pressurized and thus may leak if the pipes are damaged. Full restoration damage charges and/or a minimum fine of $500 per occurrence will be charged for failure to comply. LAFD fines will be charged to the renter.
20. FIRE ESCAPE LADDER AND BALCONY
LAFD regulations prohibit the use of the fire escape ladder and balcony for non-emergencies matters. Non-emergency access is strictly prohibited (no photography, filming, or smoking). LAFD/LAPD fines will be charged to the renter.
21. SECURITY CAMERAS
Please do not touch, cover or unplug the security cameras. Footage is strictly confidential and recorded 24/7.
22. PROPERTY AND FURNITURE DAMAGES
Renter is responsible for leaving the space in the same condition as prior to commencement. Reasonable damage charges will be deducted from your security damage deposit or billed within 72 hours via Peerspace.
23. MISCELLANEOUS FEES (IF APPLICABLE)
-Lost or damaged keys w masterlock $45
-Failure to return furniture and props to original locations $100
24. SECURITY GUARD FEE (IF APPLICABLE)
Depending on size of your production/event or if alcohol is present, we may require you to have security guard(s), typically 1 guard per 50 people. You may provide your own security team or we can provide in-house guard(s) at $35/hr with advance notice. Last minute requests for security guard(s) are billed at $52.50/hr.
25. CLEAN-UP FEE
The basic clean up fee is $50 for productions or $300 for events. Renters are required to do a quick clean-up which includes sweeping the floor, wiping the chairs/tables/appliances, hanging back the curtains/sheers, folding the tables/chairs, and taking the trash bags to the dumpster located in the loading dock area. If extensive clean-up is required due to spilled wax from candles, feathers, glitter, confetti, sand, wedding rice, flour, paint, etc (anything that is difficult to clean - please refer to Rule 12. PROHIBITIONS) that is outside standard cleaning, a significantly higher fee will apply depending on the labor and studio downtime required to restore the studio.
High impact and high electricity consumption productions/events will carry additional charges.