DTLA Skyline View Penthouse / 4500 Sq Ft / White Studio / Natural Light
Los Angeles, CA
The penthouse studio is available for booking only Monday-Friday 6:30am-8:00pm and Saturdays 6:30am to 4:00pm; closed on Sundays. Booking minimum 3 hours. Some overtime is available at 1.5x. The pictured furniture is included with your booking.
PHOTOGRAPHY & FILM RATE (3 hour minimum):
$125 per hour (up to 20 people)
Larger productions inquire for custom pricing.
Cleaning fee (mandatory) $100
EVENTS (5 hour minimum)
$200 per hour (up to 100 people)
$250 per hour (up to 200 people)
Mandatory Cleaning $300
Discount available for full-time students, 501c3 non-profits, ex-military and veterans. Proof required, discount not valid on Saturdays.
The penthouse studio best seen in person to give the view and space justice! Located on the 12th of a commercial building in the Downtown Los Angeles Fashion District bordering the Historic Core, the space features a stunning 4,500 sq. ft open floor plan with the DTLA skyline as the backdrop, 11 ft high ceilings, 5ft tall windows all around, polished concrete floors, and an abundance of natural mid-day and sunset light entering from the North and West facing windows. The entire studio is painted white for extra brightness, clean look and feel. There is no rooftop access. Included in your booking are the pictured furniture, 2 speakers, 1 mic, 50+ chairs, refrigerator, microwave and k-cup brewer. Max capacity is usually 50 for productions or 200 standing for events.
VENUE AMENITIES AND INCLUDED PERKS:
*Downtown Los Angeles skyline view
*12th floor in a commercial building
*11 ft ceilings
*5ft tall windows (North and West facing)
*White concrete and dry walls
*120v, single-phase, 150A electrical panel, 3 prong outlets
*Two passenger elevators (no freight elevator)
*Refrigerator, microwave, mini oven, coffee maker
*Speaker/mic PA system
*Furniture (sofa, specialty chairs, tables, LED candles, etc)
*Viewsonic 1080p Projector (Inputs HDMI, USB, Mini USB, VGA, Google Chromecast) + 100" Projector Screen (additional $200 fee)
*Adjacent parking lot (additional fee, $6-10 per car) + base camp/production trucks parking across the street
***Please see the RULES section below for additional info and FAQ***
4,500 Sq. ft
Street, Private Lot
$1,000 to $2,000 (12 hour shoot)
***PLEASE READ: STUDIO RULES AND FAQ***
By booking this studio, you are agreeing to comply with all of the rules listed below. Failure to obey may result in forfeiture of the security damage deposit.
Booked hours must include load-in/load-out, set up, and tear-down or 1.5x overtime fees will apply in 30 minute increments. There is no free overtime.
Please include the following in your initial message.
*Brief summary of your production
*Total number of cast and crew
*Desires date(s) and hours
*Any other special needs or questions
One (1) initial scout/visit may be arranged prior to booking. Additional scouts/visits may be arranged once a booking is approved. All scouts/visits are subject to availability (usually early morning or late afternoon) and are subject to re-scheduling.
4. BOOKED HOURS
Posted rates apply to regular business hours which are Monday – Friday 6:30am-8pm and Saturdays 6:30am-4pm; closed on Sundays. Some overtime is available at 1.5x. Hours are calculated when the first person arrives and last person leaves. No refunds for any unused time. Booking minimum 3 hours for productions or 5 hours for events/off-sites. NO ROOFTOP ACCESS!!!
5. SECURITY DAMAGE DEPOSIT
Depending on the size of your production/event and equipment we may require a refundable security damage deposit due at least 14 calendar days prior to the production or event. Deposits begin at $1000.
6. OVERTIME FEE (IMPORTANT)
Additional time is be billed at 1.5x the hourly rate, billed in 30 minute increments. Crew/talent/guests, and equipment must be out of the studio by the end of your booked hours to avoid overtime charges. Charges will be deducted from your security damage deposit or billed via Wrapal.
7. RESCHEDULING AND CANCELLATIONS
Subject to Wrapal's Policy.
The recommend parking lot is adjacent to the studio and has over 500 parking spaces. Parking is not included with your booking and it is a separate fee (usually $6-10 per car). Parking lot is independently operated and we are not responsible for any theft or damage. Several other parking lots exist around the block, street meters, and yellow commercial loading zones at the building’s entrance. Productions should obtain a FilmLA permit to park the grip trucks on the street as most rooftop parking lots cannot accommodate trucks; there is an open ground floor parking lot across that street that can accomodate productions trucks if needed.
9. FREIGHT ELEVATOR
THERE IS NO FREIGHT ELEVATOR AT THIS LOCATION. There are two passenger elevators (specs about 4 ft wide x 3 ft deep x 7 ft high).
10. LOAD-IN / LOAD-OUT
Please see the freight elevator note above. There is a large yellow loading zone in front of the building's entrance for quick unloading/loading.
It is the renter’s responsibility to be in compliance with all the applicable city and state permits. Productions should obtain a permit via FilmLA.
12. PROHIBITED (IMPORTANT)
The following items are prohibited: Feathers, glitter, confetti, sand, wedding rice, flour, paint, aerosol spray cans, fireworks, weapons, small particle items that are difficult to clean, non-water based fog machines, dance strobe lights, and other items deemed unacceptable by the venue managers (when in doubt, please ask). An additional extensive clean up fee starting at $1000 will be charged for violations to restore the studio and for downtime. Drilling holes into the walls, ceiling and doors is prohibited (no screws, hooks or anchors); only 3M command strips (double-sided tape) is allowed on the walls and must be fully removed. No duct tape, only gaffers or painters tape. There is no rooftop access in this studio, do not attempt to open the armed door or the building alarm will be triggered; fines will be charged to the renter.
13. ALCOHOL AND CATERING
Only complimentary (open bar) cocktails, wine, champagne and beer are allowed and must be consumer inside the studio. Possession or consumption in public spaces or outside is prohibited.. Hard liquor and other mixed drinks require a licensed and insured bartender. Alcohol and food sales are prohibited. You may provide your own bartender and choose your own catering company or we can refer you to great vendors. No cooking is allowed inside the premises; chafing fuel ok.
Only background music is allowed (i.e. lounge level, not club level). No disco strobe lights or disco balls. Venue managers reserve the right to ask the renter or DJ to lower the volume to an acceptable level.
15. SMOKING AND ILLEGAL DRUGS
Smoking, vaping, non-prescription drugs are prohibited inside the studio and inside the building including common areas, staircases, and balcony. LAPD/LAFD fines will be charged to the renter. Failure to comply may result in immediate eviction with no refund.
16. RENTAL EQUIPMENT / PARTY RENTALS
All rental equipment (including party rentals such as tables, chairs, etc.) must be delivered and picked up within the booked hours. Delivery and pick-up outside of the booked hours may be arranged in advance with a $100 fee per occurrence per vendor. All rentals must be removed immediately post the event or disassembly labor and storage fees will apply.
Nobody under the age of 21 is allowed in the studio without prior authorization for safety reasons. Children with adult supervision are allowed.
All animals/pets are prohibited with the exception of service animals with valid permits.
19. FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM
Please DO NOT hang or tape or cover the fire pipes or sprinklers. The pipes are constantly pressurized and thus may leak if the pipes are damaged. Full restoration damage charges and/or a minimum fine of $500 per occurrence will be charged for failure to comply. LAFD fines will be charged to the renter.
20. FIRE ESCAPE LADDER AND BALCONY
LAFD regulations prohibit the use of the fire escape ladder and balcony for non-emergencies matters. Non-emergency access is strictly prohibited (no photography, filming, or smoking). LAFD/LAPD fines will be charged to the renter.
21. SECURITY CAMERAS
Please do not touch, cover or unplug the security cameras. Footage is strictly confidential and recorded 24/7.
22. PROPERTY AND FURNITURE DAMAGES
Renter is responsible for leaving the space in the same condition as prior to commencement. A walk-through inspection will be conducted before and after all bookings and the renter or assigned representative must be present. Reasonable damage charges will be deducted from your security damage deposit or billed within 72 hours via Wrapal.
23. MISCELLANEOUS FEES (IF APPLICABLE)
-Unorganized, stained, removed curtains $20/curtain
-Lost bathroom keys $30
-Failure to return furniture and props to original locations $100
24. SECURITY GUARD FEE (IF APPLICABLE)
Depending on size of your production/event or if alcohol is present, we may require you to have security guard(s), typically 1 guard per 50 people. You may provide your own security team or we can provide in-house guard(s) at $35/hr with advance notice. Last minute requests for security guard(s) are billed at $52.50/hr.
25. CLEAN-UP FEE
The basic clean up fee is $100 for productions or $300 for events. Renters are required to do a quick clean-up which includes sweeping the floor, wiping the chairs/tables/appliances, hanging back the curtains/sheers, folding the tables/chairs, and leaving the trash bags by the elevators. If extensive clean-up is required, a significantly higher fee will apply.
High impact and high electricity consumption productions/events will carry additional charges.