Best value in a day rental pro video, film, photo studio in west Toronto: Mimico / South Etobicoke, servicing Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, and the GTA. Located in an easy access warehouse building with many video, film, design, prop, wardrobe, and equipment rental suppliers. Full truck dock and easy availability freight elevator. Generally quiet (most of the time), good acoustics, and suitable for sound recording.

The 1725 sf clean space is 69’ long, 25’ wide, with a 30’ x 9’ corner cyc / cyclorama / cove that is usually painted 30’ green on the long side, and a 10’ white on side wall, with up to a 65’ shoot distance to white. (Tip: use the white to bounce light, and create a soft sidelight for your green screen shoots). Also includes a 12' white seamless pre-hung along long wall, with fabrics to block green spill.

Has 4x20A plugs as dedicated stage power and 5x15A house power (155A single phase total), and has extensive sound baffling (sound blanket panels, foam, foam tiles on floor, and area rugs, all included). Usually has two tables on side with power for computers, with chairs, facing stage. Has makeup station.

Steel truss white ceiling height is 14’. Trusses are spaced at 6’, and can be used for hanging heavy lighting and grip. Includes two 20’ speedrail grid pipe installed. Lowest ceiling clearance 10’9” where radiant heaters are. Floor is painted concrete.Turnkey options include pre-lit cyc.

Available for any hours and days you want, 24/7/365. 

rates:

$150 1 hr. pickup

$250 4hr “half day”

$350 8 hrs “day”

$450 12 hrs “extended day”

$50/hr additional booked time.

Default day is 8am-8pm. Non-booked “emergency” overtime is double-rate.

50% deposit via cash, e-transfer, credit card, or PayPal to book.

15 min site visit before shoot is free option.

Gaffer / still lighting tech / still capture tech available, as well as very extensive motion and still lighting, grip and some camera….enough for a smaller feature film, or more elaborate commercials. Special deal - save $300: Get a $400/12 hrs (total time spent for production) lighting designer / gaffer / grip / production stills shooter,  and $400 of competitively priced rental gear, all for just $500 more, if booked with studio rental at least 2 workdays before shoot.

We manage rentals of this studio for the DP owner (who is available to shoot your project), and the space is available through our network of rental studios for film, video, and photography, throughout the GTA. We have been doing truly professional grade studio rentals since 1998, so our experience of hundreds of pro shoots, combined with responsive and detailed communications, will make your production go smoothly.

$150 per day optional in-house lighting & grip kit:

2 X Kino Flo 4 bank Gaffer Kits (4 lights) w ballast, 4 stands, bat wings, diffusion, carrying case.

Arri Softbox Kit: 1 X 650W Arri w/ Chimera softbox, 2 X 300W fresnel, 3 stands, scrims, diffusion, carrying case

Ianaro RedHead 800w light  w/ stand and diffusion

3 X Lowel 750W Totalights  w/stands

4x Medallist FL-220AD  “Diva Light” (4 X 2ft kino bulbs) -  pre-installed on adjustable hangars, lighting the cyc.

2 X Rotolite  LED lights w/ stands and various filters

8 Apple boxes (var. sizes) Most boxes painted digital green, same as cyc, since default operation of this studio is as a green screen studio.

10 sandbags

5 c-stands

4 Manfrotto medium duty light stands.

Basic flag kit w large 4X4 white, and 4’ X 2’ pure white reflector board w/ rolling stands.

Junior HD stand

Various clamps, magic arms, and grip arms