rental studios for photography and film issue 2 Sep 2009Featuring creative talent and services from the most interesting industry sectors
Ricardo Berisso Estudio
Studio Mac Mahon
The Lanterns Studios
bigshrimp is proud to announce the completion of two brand-new rental studios.
Located in the heart of Berlin, the studios recently hosted their inaugural shoot with German jewellery client Christ Juweliere and photographers Gerhard Linnekogel and Patrizio di Renzo. bigshrimp provided full service production, including the casting of 15 models.
Studio 1 offers a shooting area of 105 m² and a ceiling height of 4.5 metres. The bright shooting space has a huge window complete with shades to darken the studio.
Studio 2 offers a spacious 270 m² and includes an infinity curve and a comfortable lounge area overlooking the entire studio space. It has a dedicated make-up and styling area as well as a fully equipped kitchen. Studios 1 and 2 can be combined through a set of adjoining doors to provide a flexible workspace. bigshrimp's Studio 3 is the tried-and-tested 'old' studio, refurbished to include a peaceful patio area, barbecue, and fully in-bloom summer garden.
Estúdios Quanta is the largest audiovisual complex in Brazil and is the only equipment rental company to stock all the leading camera brands, lighting, crane and dolly equipment.
A one-stop-shop style complex, Estúdios Quanta holds equipment rental for all types of audiovisual production. It provides a range of facilities, including four soundproofed studios, laser-levelled floors, independent access, generators, dressing rooms, production rooms, a restaurant, set construction areas and 24/7 storage.
Located in the Los Angeles Produce District, Poolside Studio provides a surreal tranquility within the raw grittiness of Downtown's industrial surroundings. The boutique studio is run by working professionals and provides clients with individual attention to assure a smooth production for all.
With 14ft. ceilings and over 900 sq. ft. of exclusive shooting space, the 1650 sq. ft. studio complex offers west facing windows and the sparkle of a heated salt-water pool and Jacuzzi mere steps from the glass door.
Amenities include both daylight and blackout options, a make-up and wardrobe area, full bathroom facilities, an open kitchen and a client lounge with wireless internet. Poolside's in-studio wardrobe package consists of two racks and a steamer. The company also offers full equipment rental through OTMFC, as well as an ample list of qualified assistants and catering upon request.
Poolside Studio is easily accessible from the main freeways and has ample parking with convenient load in.
Since its inception, Studio Ricardo Berisso has been making original advances in style, pushing services and employing new technologies to stay ahead of the competition.
The studio complex has been completely renovated to expand the creative space by 40%. A client area, an enlargement of the floorspace in the main studio, the addition of another smaller gallery on the second floor, and a meeting room have created a whole new dimension to the style and feel of the studio facilities.
Studio Ricardo Berisso is available to rent for film and photo productions. In-house photography services are also available.
Check the website and see pictures of the studio to get a better idea of what is available.
Snap Productions London provides photographic studios, lighting and digital rental, full production and location services.
The three studios are conveniently located near Old Street in a period building and offer a selection of daylight, lifestyle and cove spaces with an additional rooftop shooting area. Studios range from 1000 to 2000 square feet, all with off street parking, delicious catering, and experienced and friendly staff on hand to help manage every type of studio shoot.
The company's dedicated lighting department provides Profoto, Arri HMI/Tungsten, Kinoflo, Hassleblad, Mamiya and much more. Threefour Digital is based on site and provides the latest in Phase One, H3D, Canon and Nikon capture systems, with experienced operators or for dry hire. Both services are also available for off site rental and can be delivered to any location, seven days a week.
Located in the heart of the Etoile neighbourhood between the Champs Elysées and l'Avenue des Ternes, Studio Mac Mahon has, for over half a century, been one of the leading Parisian photography addresses where everything is done in the pursuit of image creation.
Studio Mac Mahon is the legendary studio in which the likes of Jean-Marie Périer and Daniel Filipacchi, among many others, produced the first public images of celebrities including Johnny Hallyday, Sylvie Vartan, Jacques Dutronc and Claude François.
The studio preserves the convivial side of a modern "atelier", where work can be done in a warm and friendly ambiance, while presenting the highest quality services for professional photographers. From advice through to final realisation, Studio Mac Mahon supplies lights and digital capture equipment for studio- and location-based productions.
Tekal Studios, Buenos Aires' ultimate photo and film complex, is a creative centre for visual communications developed to include three studios in a complex measuring 1200 m².
Offering full production services and a great atmosphere in which to work, the studios are centrally located in Vicente Lopez - one of the best residential areas in the city - and enjoy easy and secure access to local attractions.
Studio amenities include parking, kitchen facilities, bathrooms, a make-up room, and ample space for styling, dining, production and entertainment. All studios have a max. electrical power of 50 KW for cinema lighting. Additional services include on-site set designers and builders as well as photo equipment rental through Tekal Rental Services.
- Orange Studio: 112 m² in 14m x 8m, height 4m with Cyclorama. Windowless studio with small car access.
- Blue Studio: 140 m² in 15m x 10m, height 4 m with cement floor and beautiful lateral natural light with metallic blackout curtains. Car access (4.7m max. length).
- White Studio: 384 m² in 16m x 24m, height in parabolic roof 5.5m in centre and 4m maximum. Total Zenith lighting manageable up to full darkness. First floor studio.
The Lab is Copenhagen's leader in studio flexibility and service. Dedicated to accommodating the complex needs of photographers, advertising clients, designers and production companies, the large five-studio photography facility and event complex located in central Copenhagen has all the latest digital equipment and innovation.
Today, The Lab is considered 'best in class', not only when it comes to studio space but also for all kinds of additional services, including set building, production services, catering, transportation, location management and shipment of equipment.
The five studios vary from 110 m² up to 400 m² and are situated on the ground and first floors, with easy access through a freight elevator.
The Lanterns Studios, situated in Battersea, comprises two amazing shooting spaces.
Whitespace, on the top floor, offers 1600 sq.ft. (150 m²) of light and airy double height space. Large windows on the north, east and west walls allow daylight to flood into an already whiter than white space. Carefully selected props and furniture complement the minimal environment. Full blackout and diffusion blinds can be found on all the large windows. A spacious mezzanine level provides an uncluttered hair and make-up area, as well as a private dressing room with floor to ceiling three-way mirrors.
The Cove, equal in size to Whitespace, provides ground floor access with window access for large items. A beautifully maintained parquet floor sits alongside an immaculate cove, and the large hair and make-up area also features a hairdresser's backwash.
All the usual facilities can be expected in both studios, including WiFi, stereos, fully equipped kitchens, steamers, irons, hanging rails, etc. Breakfasts and lunches can be catered for to suit all budgets, and free parking is available within the secure gated car park.
Top Studios offers a variety of five studios to suit all kinds of photography, film production and special events needs.
All five studios enjoy ample natural light and can be adapted to fit showrooms and catwalks. The company has vast experience in photography and publicity work and has collaborated with a selection of well known photographers and directors.
The studios are located beside the sea near the centre of Barcelona, with easy access and only 20 minutes from the airport.
Top Studios offers professional lighting equipment such as cinema light, catwalk lighting and the latest photography equipment, including Profoto, Broncolor and Hensel. Visit the website for more information.