Dtla Skyline View Penthouse
$100 (up to 12 people)
FILM RATE (up to 12 people)
$125 (up tp 12 people)
Any larger productions please ask for custom price.
$150 (up to 100 guests)
$200 (up to 200 guests)
Booking minimum of 3 hours for productions and 5 hours for events. Booked hours are limited to Monday-Friday 6:30am-8pm and Saturdays 6:30am-4pm; closed on Sundays. Some overtime is available at 1.5x, please inquire
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, 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 200 standing.
Prior photo and video productions have included: films, TV series, web series (youtube), reality shows, interviews, dance videos, music videos, documentary films, celebrity and super models, workouts, martial arts, fitness, yoga, promotional and product launch photo shoots, fashion/apparel, catalogs and motion capture productions.
VENUE AMENITIES AND INCLUDED PERKS:
*Downtown Los Angeles skyline view
*12th floor in a commercial building
*10.5 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 (47” wide x 72” long x 89” tall, 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)
Discount available for full-time students, 501c3 non-profits, ex-military and veterans. Proof required, discount not valid on Saturdays.
***Please see the RULES section below for additional info and FAQ***
Insurance required? Automatically included with all ThisOpenSpace bookings
Deposit required? Assessed per production of nature and size
Coffee Maker? Yes, k-cup
Pets allowed? Service animals only with corresponding permits
Child-talent allowed? Yes, assessed per production of nature and size
Furniture/wall art movement allowed? Yes, repainting and patching fees may apply
Movable Furniture? Yes, crew is required to put all furniture back
Drones allowed? Yes, subject to FAA regulations
Student Rate? Yes, assessed per production of nature and size
Noise restrictions? Yes, blasting music like a club is prohibited, must remain low or at lounge level
Ground floor or elevator/stair access? 12th floor, 2 mixed use passenger/freight elevators, no freight elevator and stairs
What is noise in the surrounding area like? Generally quiet with occasional passing emergency response vehicles
What are the power capabilities like in the space? 150 amps total 115-120v, outlets on outer walls and columns
Will there be an on-site manager present during the booking? No, we are available for any questions or concerns throughout the whole day, but we are not present on premises during the duration of the booking. An on-site manager is available for large productions for an additional fee.
Cleaning Fee: $300
Minimum Booking: 3 hours
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***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/event
*Total number of cast and crew/guests
*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 ThisOpenSpace within 72 hours.
7. RESCHEDULING AND CANCELLATIONS
Subject to ThisOpenSpace'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 nearby that can accommodate productions trucks if needed.
9. FREIGHT ELEVATOR
THERE IS NO FREIGHT ELEVATOR AT THIS LOCATION. There are two passenger elevators (47” wide x 72” long x 89” tall).
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, 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 consumed 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). No disco strobe lights or disco balls. No loud music like concerts or club level. 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. The windows are extremely low and dangerous.
All animals/pets are prohibited with the exception of service animals with valid permits. The windows are extremely low and dangerous for pets; we highly advise against bringing pets.
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 lounging 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.
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 hanging back the curtains/sheers (if removed), folding the additional tables/chairs (if used), putting back the furniture (if moved), and leaving the trash bags by the elevators. If extensive clean-up is required, a higher fee will apply.
High impact and high electricity consumption productions/events will carry additional charges.
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