Situated in the lively neighbourhood of Grindelhof lies the new star amongst Hamburg rental studios: the Highnoon.
Secluded in a quiet courtyard, the studio has numerous advantages. The whole 220 m² unit is on ground level, so even if the Hamburg weather turns nasty an artificial sun can easily brighten up the studio.
Knackscharf rental company is situated next to the studio, providing expertise and lighting equipment right up to the last minute of a shoot. Catering can also be arranged from one of the many delicious Grindelhof establishments close by and served in the studio's beautiful kitchen area.
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A pioneer in the industry, Jack Studios has been offering its clientele unparalleled studio space and service for the past 15 years. Its seven gorgeous studios include four cycloramas, daylight and blackout studios, and two complete kitchens. Spread over 40,000 square feet, Jack Studios provides the option of a super-studio, with the emphasis on privacy and the level of service enjoyed at a boutique studio.
The studio's new 6000 square-foot studio is the largest double cyc studio in Manhattan. Jack Studios has on-site equipment rental services and a digital department that can meet any creative need. Located in Chelsea, the Starrett- Lehigh building provides access to the West Side Highway and freight and truck elevators. Other amenities include catering, a conference room, roof access, a dressing room, and 24/7 availability.
"Whether you are a photographer, photo rep, producer, creative director or advertising executive our first class service will enhance your creative vision."
Kikor Soundproof Studio is located in the heart of Miami and provides a 60x40x18 soundproof workspace. The studio features a 30x30 Cyclorama with facilities including production and client offices, kitchen, dressing and make-up rooms, wireless Internet and a dedicated loading door.
The studio's friendly staff are a reference point for lighting, make-up, catering, set design, set construction, wardrobe, and much more.
Situated in the Coconut Grove area, close to Brickell, Coral Gables and the airport, ample parking allows clients to come and go with ease. Call +1 305 445 5035 for estimates or email Diego or Kiko for more information.
Created in 1959 by Jacques Rouchon, a reporter and fashion and advertising photographer since 1946, Studio Rouchon started its rental activities in the early 80s and slowly became the favourite studio of many famous photographers.
With eight studios including a superb daylight studio and the biggest ground floor cyclorama studio in Paris (3,770 sq ft), a magnificent terrace and a cosy inside lounge area, all in the heart of old Paris, Studio Rouchon offers the total package.
Clients encounter a totally devoted and professional English-speaking crew, along with the finest equipment in town at the best rates.
Services include parking, restaurant, lighting and grip rental, digital service and rental, retouching, safe equipment, set building area, room service and production.
Photopia has been providing professional photography facilities for over 10 years. One of the most frequently used studios in Miami, it is also one of the largest, combining ultra modern locations with the sophistication of New York loft studios and relaxing beach cottages in what is a complete portfolio.
Based over approximately 30,000 sq. ft., the complex includes:
- Studio 1: 3,000 sq.ft. Cyc wall with retractable door to block out daylight, large styling and make-up rooms and an eat-in kitchen.
- Studio 2: 2,000 sq.ft. Cyc wall in an NYC loft-style environment, styling and make-up areas and an eat-in kitchen.
- Beach House: Completely moveable furnishings, terrace and beach setting.
- South Cottage: Completely moveable furnishings, second floor catwalk, two bedrooms, three bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and separate make-up and styling areas.
- Additional facilities include outdoor terraces, a raised deck area, a tree house and cabana.
- 99 Palms is the company's new ultra modern location, a house with completely movable furnishings, terraces, a large pool and garden. A guesthouse is equipped with a make-up and styling area.
Photopia can also provide a large selection of indoor and outdoor furniture and accessories including curtains, bedding and hammocks free of charge.
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Roodebloem Studios is Cape Town's number one photographic studio facility, offering a stunning collection of spaces for international and local productions of any size and budget. The company also has an extensive on-site rental facility providing flash and digital equipment including Hasselblad, Profoto and Apple.
Selected studio features include:
- Studio 6 - 160 m² drive-in accessibility for car shoots, daylight, large skylight above a 9m corner curve, drainage for shower/rain scenes, modern kitchen, air-conditioning.
- Studio 7 - 180 m², 23m long, daylight, skylight, airconditioning.
- Studio 1 - 200 m², 5.5m wide background cove, 11m high ceilings, Oregon wood floors.
- Studio 2 - 180 m², flat wall, American Oak flooring.
- Studio 9 - Designer kitchen studio, 50 m², mezzanine level, modern architectural features.
- Studio 5 - Outdoor curve, 7.9m wide, east facing.
The studios are highly versatile and beautfully maintained, and all have blackout options, iPod docks and great sound systems. Stylish make-up rooms, wireless Internet and great customer service from its dedicated team ensure this designer studio complex is a great base for working in Cape Town.
Visit the comprehensive website to see a full range of studios and equipment.
Sydney: S2 Photographic Studios & Equipment Hire:
S2 Photographic Studios and Equipment Hire offers privacy and personal service close to the heart of Sydney. The company provides a perfect one-stop solution for overseas clients shooting in Australia.
Facilities include two large studio spaces with cycs and one smaller daylight studio, all equipped with Wi-Fi Internet access. S2 has a huge range of rental equipment with on-site technical assistance, including cameras, digital support and Broncolor, Briese and Profoto lighting resources. The company is able to source any additional gear requested by clients. Two vans are available for convenient location shooting and equipment delivery, and the company offers shipping services throughout Australia and New Zealand. Its team has wide local knowledge for accommodation, dinner and entertainment options.
S2 also provides full production services, including castings, location sourcing, budget management, location vehicles, set building, shooting permits, catering, accommodation and transportation logistics. S2 also hosts exhibitions and special events on request. Visit the website for more information.
The SKYLOFTSTUDIO is a new hotspot in Munich, offering a light-flooded space, modern furniture and the perfect place to create. With a work area measuring 320 m², panoramic windows and a roof deck with an additional 170 m², the studio opens up with an amazing view over Munich.
The loft with its white, elegant and clean design is the perfect location not only for photo productions but also press, PR, TV productions and special events.
Features include 4-6m ceiling height, five floors, kitchen, furniture on wheels, free Wi-Fi access, air conditioning, two bathrooms, high voltage current, four elevators including a freight elevator to the 4th floor, free parking and a basement garage.
Since opening in early 2010, SKYLOFTSTUDIO has already welcomed clients including Baum&Mercier, C&A, Clinique, Ernstings Family, Hugo Boss, Loewe, MAC Cosmetics, Mac Mode, Nintendo, PRO7/SAT.1, Saeco, Siemens, Strenesse, Swarovski, and ZDF.
The roof deck offers a stylish outdoor location, where the company invited numerous friends and guests to celebrate its 'Summer Chill Party' in September. The studio is looking forward to welcoming new clients H&M, Orsay and Marc Anthony.
Spreegraphen Studios offers a 400m² column-free, high-ceilinged rental studio complete with 09x09m, 5m high infinity cove with corner. Easily accessible by car, the studio has large entrances and a loading dock for transporting equipment and freight directly on-set. A fully equipped kitchen and comfortable lounge area offer the perfect framework for successful shoots.
Spreegraphen announces the opening of its brand new Studio 3, spread over 1400 sq.ft. and with 16 ft. high ceilings. Located directly by the river Spree, the studio is very bright and is equipped with fast Wi-Fi (up to 50Mb/s) and a fully adjustable background support kit. The studio enjoys free parking and can accommodate up to eight people in a specially provided dining area. Facilities include a tea kitchen and an illuminated make-up table with power supply, stands for clothes, a flat iron, ironing board and optional steamer. A large patio provides unspoilt river views.
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Christian Hiltawsky and Ilka Grueneberg have added a wonderful Berlin-based rental studio to their portfolio. The light-flooded space provides a work area of 230 m2 that includes an open make-up area and an open kitchen with espresso maker and Wi-Fi Internet. The lounge space enjoys a complete view over the shooting area.
Technical equipment can be rented according to clients' wishes. Studio Berlin also provides a wide range of additional services related to casting or photo backdrops.
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Top Studios offers a variety of five studios totaling 1500 m² 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 models and actors, including Penelope Cruz, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson and Misha Barton, as well as photographers such as Gary Prior, Gilles Bensimon, Manuel Outumuro, Paola Kudacki and Mariano Vivanco.
The studios have easy access and are located only 20 minutes form the airport, close to the Olympic Port and centre of Barcelona.
Top Studios offers professional lighting equipment such as cinema lights and catwalk lighting, along with the latest photography equipment including Profoto, Broncolor and Hensel. Visit the website for more information.
Trendy Studio has facilities like no other rental space in Miami. Designed and built with the creative process in mind, the studio is not the typical converted warehouse. The Cyc studio, beautiful industrial loft space and 4,000 square-foot 360º rooftop can all be combined or used independently, depending on the budget and size of production.
Located in Miami's Wynwood Art District, the studio's proximity to beaches, the airport and downtown, as well as the urban art feel of the area, make it an ideal base. As pioneers of Wynwood, the company knows every street corner and graffiti wall, and many clients use the facilities as their home ground for location shoots.
Attention to detail, amenities and technical expertise have made Trendy Studio the choice for clients looking for a flexible and comfortable space, one that inspires creativity and where a professional staff can make anything happen.
Visual Impact Studio provides a 120 square meter (1,292 square feet) studio, completely soundproof (according to BBC standard).
The studio has a control room, dressing room, kitchen and full bathroom. It also comes equipped with Sound Attenuated air conditioning to further improve the soundproof rating.
The studio is a drive-in studio allowing clients to drive a vehicle directly onto the studio floor when shooting car commercials or still shoots. Visual Impact Studio is perfect for green screen or blue screen shoots. Visual Impact crew members are available to light the client’s green or blue-screen if required. Visual Impact Rentals is housed in the same building, making it convenient for clients who require broadcasting equipment, forgot equipment or need assistance during their shoot.
There is also a sales shop located in the same building where everything from consumables and hard drives to broadcast equipment is available.
Visual Impact studio is centrally located in Cape Town city bowl, which is walking distance from Parliament and Gardens Shopping Centre.
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