CHOOSE DESIRABLE SPACE 

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EAST STUDIO
660 W GRAND AVE, CHICAGO, IL 60654

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WEST STUDIO
2155 W HUBBARD ST, CHICAGO, IL 60612

BOOKING POLICY

We recommend that you read our booking policy before you start booking one of our spaces to make sure you know and understand all of our rules. There is absolutely NO SMOKING and NO ALCOHOL allowed in the building. Smoking is only allowed outside 20ft from the building. Renter is responsible for clean-up of smoking-related debris (ashes, cigarettes, etc.) before leaving. 

The studio may be used for legal business activities only, If illegal activities are discovered, authorities may be notified, Renter will be removed from premises and will be charged a 500$ fine on top of full agreed upon booking total.

Adult filming and adult productions are not allowed during studio rental use. If such activities are discovered,  Renter will be removed from premises and will be charged a 500$ fine on top of full agreed upon booking total.

The lease shall start and end as set forth in the lease agreement. Set-up and clean-up time must take place during hours set forth in the lease agreement, If additional time is requested, the Renter agrees to pay additional fees if the studio accommodates additional time. However, the studio reserves the right to deny additional time requests.

Filming and lighting equipment is not included in the studio rental fee, but it can be rented upon your arrival to the space. Renter is not allowed to use any studio equipment unless it was agreed with a studio manager and paid in accordance with the preliminary agreement.

Renter is responsible for paying for hours agreed upon even if they show up late or not at all. Use of the studio requires the following in advance:

- Payment of Deposit of the total booking fee

- Signed rental agreement and liability waiver and releases for all persons who will be in attendance at the studio

- Photocopy of renter's valid ID

- Certificate of liability insurance

 

Total is due at time of booking. The date and studio/rental items are not reserved until total is paid and signed rental agreement is received by the studio. The booking fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Q: Can I get a refund if I need to cancel my shoot?

A: No refunds, no exceptions.

 

Q: Can I move the date of my shoot?

A:  Yes, but we charge a $300 fee to move the date. 

 

Q: I’m running hour behind my shoots start time, can I push it back?

A:  No, your shoot starts at the time that you booked.

Q: Can I use the equipment that belongs to the studio?

A: studio equipment is not included in the studio rental fee, but it can be rented upon your arrival to the space.

Renter is not allowed to use any studio equipment unless it was agreed

with a studio manager and paid in accordance with the preliminary agreement. 

 

Q: Can I bring my kids to the studio?

A:  Yes, the studio is family friendly.

Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Q: Total square-footage of the studio?

A:  6,500 sq ft - west studio;

   1,100 sq ft - east studio.

Q: Height of the  grid to the floor?

A:  12 ft - east studio;

       14 ft - west studio.

Q: Do you provide vehicles for the shoots?

A: No, clients need to bring in their own vehicles for the shoots.

We can recommend a place to rent them if needed. Car fee is 300$.

Q: How many vehicles can fit on the cyclorama wall?

A: Total: Two.

Q: Do you have a fog machine?

A:  Yes we do.

 

Q: Soundproofed?

A:  East studio - no;

 West studio - yes, fully equipped soundstage.

 

Q: Can we film adult content at the studio?

A:  Filming adult content is not allowed on the studios premises.

 

Q: Site rep?

A: An on-site manager will be present during the booking.

 

Q: Studio hours?

A: We work 7am-9pm every day. Extra hours can be considered for a separate price.

 

Q: Dedicated parking?

A: East studio - no, only street parking.

West studio - yes, can fit 8 cars.