“Company” is The Hive Studios, LLC, “Premises” includes the studio and any adjacent property owned by The Hive Studios LLC, “Renter” is the person or business entity renting the premises or equipment.
If the company must cancel the renter’s reservation, renter will be given, in company’s sole discretion, either rescheduling priority or full refund. Company is not liable for acts out of its control that affect the shoot, such as building equipment failures, power outages, weather, outside noises or other emergencies.
Length of Use
The rental starts and ends as established from the online booking portal. All set-up and clean-up must take place during the hours booked. If additional time is needed, the renter agrees to pay the additional fees if studio provides the additional time. However, the studio serves the right to deny additional time requests. Studio must be cleaned and vacated by the end of the rental period. No prior drop-off and/or pick-up after completion of shoot, of equipment, props, etc. unless negotiated at time of rental contract. Any renter that goes 15 minutes past the original end time of their booking will be charged an additional hour. Renters are subject to an additional $25/hour overtime rate for every hour booked after 5:00pm or on Saturday and Sunday. Additional fees may apply.
Renter agrees to leave premises and all contents in the same condition as they were when renter arrived, wiping surfaces used and sweeping floors, if necessary. Renter must discard larger items, such as props and set pieces, in the public trash bin outside the building. A minimum $50 cleaning fee may apply for excessively dirty studio, large groups or production crews exceeding 15 people. Complimentary shoe covers will be provided for use at renter’s discretion. Cyclorama repaint fee is $125 if excessive shoe or hand prints are left.
No smoking is allowed in the studio.
Music must be kept as reasonable levels.
No use of smoke bombs are permitted.
No one under the influence of alcohol or illegal substances will be admitted.
No pets are allowed without prior consent of studio.
Cyclorama repaint fee is $125 if excessive shoe/hand prints are left.
Waiver of Liability
Use of company’s premises and equipment is at renter’s risk. Renter hereby agrees that company will not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damage, injury or loss to renter, his party or possessions while on the premises. All persons and activity on company’s premises may be video recorded for security usage.
If alcohol is to be served, renter must provide a licensed and insured bartender and a copy of the insurance certificate must be provided to studio prior to renting.
We at The Hive Studios maintain a clean and professional environment. Renter shall be solely responsible for the conduct and welfare of all persons accompanying renter while on company’s premises. Renter agrees that company representative will be present at all times. Renters are solely responsible for verifying that all models employed during Renter’s rental period are of legal age for the activities they are to be engaged in. Renter agrees to be solely responsible for the conduct and welfare of all persons accompanying Renter while on our premises. The Hive Studios has no responsibility to determine or verify the age of participants in the Renter’s activities. If the representative observes or otherwise becomes aware of dangerous, pornographic, illegal or negligent practices or activities, the representative reserves the right to stop the shoot and may require renter and renter’s party to leave immediately. In such case no refund will be given for unused time and the renter will be fined $400 on top of the full agreed upon rental rate. However, company and its representatives assume no responsibility to act in such cases.
Company agrees to provide equipment in good working order but makes no special guarantees as to suitability to the renter’s purposes. Renter shall notify company immediately of any malfunction, damage or other issues with the equipment.
Renter shall be solely responsible for any damage to company’s property or equipment that occurs during the time renter or his party occupies the premises. Damage deposit will be held until repairs can be made. Renter agrees to pay reasonable additional repair costs to bring damage equipment back to working condition. Renter agrees to pay for damage to the premises including spills, excessive wear, marks or stains on furniture and makeup station.
If the parties are unable to resolve any controversy or claim arising under this Agreement, they agree to submit the dispute or claim to binding arbitration subject to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. This arbitration will take place in Phoenix, Arizona. The parties further agree that any such controversy or claim shall be submitted to one arbitrator selected from the panels of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, that they will faithfully observe this agreement and the Rules, and that they will abide by and perform any award rendered by the arbitrator, and that a judgment of the court having jurisdiction may be entered on the award. The prevailing party in any such arbitration shall be entitled to an award of reasonable attorney’s fees and costs in addition to any other relief granted.
This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding and agreement between Company and Renter. Any modifications of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. Any waiver of a breach or default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of a subsequent breach or default of either the same provision or any other provision of this Agreement. The laws of the State of Arizona shall govern this Agreement. The following signatures constitute a legal and binding Agreement between Renter and Company.