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Light controlled creative studio in the heart of the Mission/Valencia, San Francisco. Great for film and photo production!
Mission District, San Francisco, CA
Exclusive Offer for Our Valued Corporate Clients! Book your next off-site session with us and stand a chance to win a FREE 8-hour booking or avail our special sliding scale discount. Seize this opportunity before January 1, 2024! 📈 The Ultimate Off-Site Venue in the...
Incredibly Bright Photo/Video Studio with Private Outdoor Space
Potrero Hill, San Francisco, CA
NRM Studios is an 1100 sq/ft multi level creative studio space nestled in the heart of the Dogpatch of San Francisco. The main studio space walls have been covered in state of the art sound proofing panels which makes it the perfect space for any...
Pop Up Gallery and Photography Studio in SOMA
South of Market, San Francisco, CA
Our space is an artist-run gallery, a photography studio and an event rental space located in San Francisco’s SoMa district. The gallery is a short walking distance to Moscone and the Financial District. Major freeways and transportation are also easily accessible. This ground level studio...
Psychedelic Immersive Mylar Mirrored Studio (perfect for photo/video shoots)
Produce Market, San Francisco, CA
The space is an 'Andy Warholesque' immersive environment in which every inch is covered from floor to ceiling in mirrored-Mylar with additional sheets of floating mylar suspended from the ceiling, creating stunning visual effects. The various LED-lights and lasers create a visual explosion of light...
Beautiful Daylight, Photo Studio in Mission Area with Panoramic City Views
Mission District, San Francisco, CA
68 is ideal for still-life/product or food photography, casting, and portrait shoots, we host professional photography sessions and film productions. Our studio space is perfect for photoshoots, workshops, and meetings. Very sunny, beautiful 1,300 square foot open-plan, corner unit on 4th...
Podcast, Voiceover and Interview Creative Studio
Civic Center, San Francisco, CA
...with a professional podcast / voiceover microphone as well as video lights to produce the ideal image quality to film yourself while recording. OUR SPACE: The studio is located on the corner of Market and Van Ness, right across the street from the Twitter building. The...
Spacious and Charming Industrial Studio
Bayview, San Francisco, CA
...out of the space by 12:00am. ELECTRICAL We have 3 independent 20 amp circuits for plugging in lighting, film, and sound equipment. LIGHTING Our studio is illuminated with abundant natural light from both south and west facing windows, accentuated with overhead halogen lighting. FOOD...
Photography / Dance Studio in Union Square
Lower Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
...white, grey, red, yellow, blue), tables, and chairs also available STUDIO</b> IS BLOCK OUT FOR OUR WEEKLY CLASSES: NOT AVAILABLE: M-F 5pm - 10pm & Sat - Sun: 10am - 3pm Uses: •Photo Shoots •Photography •Videography •Films
Natural Light Filled Studio in the Heart of North Beach
North Beach, San Francisco, CA
A well lit and newly renovated studio in the heart of San Francisco's North Beach. The space has mirrored walls and would work well for any type of movement activity such as dance, fitness, or yoga. Can be suitable for photo shoots and video production...

Frequently Asked Questions

Home to a thriving arts community and entertainment industry, San Francisco is a hub for creative minds. With its abundance of film studios, production companies, equipment rental houses, and other resources, the city attracts content creators and filmmakers alike from across all walks of life. When you rent a space to shoot film in San Francisco, you can enjoy full control over the production environment, from the temperature to the backdrops (including niche sets like salons or banks).
Not to mention, you won't have to worry about sound disturbance or visual distractions when shooting at dedicated film studios. Plus, you can choose from different types of lighting and backgrounds to create your desired aesthetic. Ultimately, the increased level of comfort and convenience offered by San Francisco film studio rentals is unmatched by other filming locations.
When narrowing down places to rent film studios in San Francisco, your first-choice venue should ideally be located in a convenient area that is easy to access. Consider how much time it will take your crew to get to the studio, and whether or not it’s easily accessible by public transit or offers parking spaces for the out-of-town commuters on your team. In addition, the size of the studio needs to be able to accommodate what you’ll be shooting.
Studios in SF come in a variety of sizes — some may offer larger spaces than others. You want your chosen studio to have enough room for your crew and talent while leaving enough space for equipment like cameras and lights, as well as props and set pieces. Generally speaking, many San Francisco film studio rentals come with a white cylinder wall background or a green screen. However, some also provide staging areas, all-in-one production suites, and even multiple sound stages. When comparing film studios, check the included amenities and any additional customizable options for more complex shoots.
No matter if you need a large-scale movie production space or a smaller boutique studio, the options for film studios in San Francisco are endless. Keep in mind it's worth taking time to research the film studios you're considering to make sure they have all the features you need for a seamless shoot. And if you need assistance, there are plenty of SF-based production companies and resources that can help you find exactly what you're looking for. For example, you can use Peerspace, the top hourly venue rental marketplace, to simplify the process of finding the perfect film production venue.

Reviews for film studios

Armand B.
Studio w/Cyclorama & Equipment for Photo/Video Projects
Perfect Production Studio . Very nice Tenant
Melvin H.
LOTS of Natural Light in SOMA
The host was incredibly responsive and helpful. Shot some scenes for a small crew short film and the studio treated us nicely. Great for natural lighting and plenty of different set-ups. Honestly, it was perfect...
Scott M.
LOTS of Natural Light in SOMA
Jeremy's studio had everything we needed for our shoot - reliable internet, north facing natural light windows, a few bonuses for playing music, keeping drinks cold and comfortable furniture and ample desk space. We were filming a video tutorial and the street noise was barely audible except for the occasional...
Edgar C.
Huge Vintage Garage (cars included) Film & Photo Shoots - THE ROADSTER HOUSE
highly recommend this production studio. David was such an amazing host
Edward L.
Natural Light Filled Studio in the Heart of North Beach
Michael’s space is fantastic! It fit our needs perfectly — we were filming a dance practice scene for our short film in his studio — the studio space is clean, modern, and with ample light for our needs. There is a lounge area outside of the studio which was perfect if...
Danika L.
Tranquil, Hip Production Studio in Clearwater
We had an incredible experience with Kelly at Tranquil Hip Production Studio! Very professional and helpful, it was a great space for us...
Nora W.
Creative Photography Studio in Historic Artist Community
one of the studio partners to help us with our initial set up, and he was very patient, knowledgeable, and instructional both on how to get the best lighting for our particular shoot and how to best use the space/equipment there. Since we were doing film and not still photography...
Amir J.
Bright City Studio
Marcella is a great host. We had a great experience filming at this studio. They have a separate dressing room for actors and for make-up person to set-up. They also have a kitchen area for craft services. I would highly recommend this space for filming...

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