Toronto Photo Studio & Event Space
We are a furnished event space in Toronto, perfect for your next baby shower, bridal shower, photo shoot, video shoot, private event, yoga or meditation session, or even workshops and seminars! Wanna know if we can host you? Just DM us!
★ WHEN INQUIRING, you'll receive faster service if you:
1. Request to book with your desired times for an accurate quote.
2. What is your intended use of our loft? (see USES & RATES)
3. How many people do you plan to have in our loft at any given time?
4. Average age and demographic? (i.e. university students / young professionals / commercial film crew)
Note: This is NOT the place to throw wild frat parties. Private functions are ok, but wild parties are not, and if partying without permission you will immediately be evicted without refund upon discovery.
★ WE HAVE TWO ROOMS: THE MAIN STUDIO & THE BLANCA ROOM
Want to also rent our Blanca Room? Add $199 to the rental rate. Our Blanca Room is all white and about 200sqft.
★ USES & RATES*
*The displayed rate is for CREATIVE USE for an 8-hour DAY (anytime from 6am-9pm), and does not include the applicable 13% tax. Additional fees apply for different uses and times outside this scope. See below for details.
- Photography workshops and tutorials
- Actor self tapes / audition tapes
- Yoga sessions, and workshops
- YouTube videos & makeup tutorials
- Personal video project with less than 5 total people on set.
- Not sure if your project falls in this category? Just request to book and send us your information for an instant quote!
FILM & COMMERCIAL USE (request quote):
- Film / TV / Broadcasting / Publicity
- Music videos
- Corporate workshops
- Popup shops
EVENTS** (request quote):
- Private functions
- Events & mixers
- Box socials
**(see RULES below)
We're officially open from 6am - 9pm. Have an event and want to book us past close? Just ask, we're flexible on hours when needed, but be mindful that rates are higher on bookings ending past 9pm.
We book on the hour, not the half hour. So yes to 9am-12pm, but not to 9:30-12:30.
★ INCLUDED WITH EACH RENTAL
— 200mbps Rogers, Canada's most reliable network
— makeup & hair station (fits 2 subjects & stylists)
— clothing steamer
— 2 clothes racks (1 rolling, 1 fixed)
— modern private washroom & change room
— Plants (multiple fake plants)
— A/C Air Conditioning & Heating
— Furniture (couches, tables, stools, mirrors, etc.)
— Telescopic folding ladder (use at your own risk)
— Bluetooth speaker
— kitchenette & cups, plates, utensils and filtered water (wash, dry, and put back items)
— V Flats (V Cards); 4 x 8′ (1) Thin white, 4 x 8′ (1) Thin black, 4 x 7′ (2) Silver reflective panels (please handle the v flats with care)
OPTIONAL EXTRAS (added fees)
— Seamless paper backdrops (9' wide) in various colours
— VibeAlive Mood Lights; the neons, and cozy patio lights on the ceiling with warm soft light (fixed position)
SPACE AND NATURAL LIGHT FEATURES OF OUR TORONTO PHOTO STUDIO RENTAL
— 1000sqft of Pecan wooden floor
— Sheer diffusing curtains, and
— Blackout drapes (90-95% blackout)
— Abundant natural light all day, with direct sunlight for most of the day
— 3 x massive South-facing loft-style windows (2 in Main Studio, 1 in Blanca room)
★ STUDIO APPEARANCE
Sometimes we add things, or take things away and just haven't updated the photographs with the new additions, so if there's something in particular you need from the pictures, please ask if we have it to confirm before you book.
We are a Toronto photography studio which primarily specializes in renting space to photographers, videographers, producers, makeup artists for makeup workshops, and other artists, but we do frequently host private party rentals, upscale events for corporate clients as well as private events for birthdays, reunions, or family gatherings. If your intended usage of the space is unlisted, please feel welcome to contact us to see if we can host you! Please note, we have video surveillance in place to prevent loss, damage, and otherwise destructive behaviour. Your privacy is important to us and therefore we do not share any of the footage captured on the premises, but if this makes you uncomfortable or you require us to sign a non-disclosure we are more than happy to do so!
Minimum Booking: 2 hours
Maximum Booking: 3 months
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Unless otherwise stated, the following are prohibited in our entire studio space (and most likely also in the common areas outside of our unit as well). Kindly read this list carefully, to avoid incurring various clean up or restoration fees.
If you have ANY questions or concerns about whether something is OK or not, kindly call Management to verify. If Management cannot answer your call, it’s best to assume that the answer is “no" until Management states otherwise. Falsely assuming the answer is yes, may lead you to incurring unwanted fees.
For your safety, and the security of the studio, please:
-Keep the studio door closed, at all times.
-Lock up any Equipment and lighting gear back up after you are finished your rental, unless otherwise specified in writing by Management.
-Do not allow any strangers inside the studio without requesting identification from them. If they claim to be the next renter, have them open the door with their own pin code. If they cannot open the door on their own, they are not allowed in.
-Ensure that the studio door is fully closed before you leave. It automatically locks once it is fully closed. (Renter is exclusively liable for full damages incurred as a result of infraction)
-No going in any upstairs area of the studio without Management’s prior written permission.
To keep our air quality high, especially for those with compromised breathing and for as long as COVID-19 is an issue, we ask you to observe the following.
-No haze nor fog machines of any kind. ($500.00 CAD fee for infraction)
-No smoke bombs, especially none with pigments. ($10,000.00 CAD fee for infraction)
-No smoking nor vaping of any kind. ($500.00 CAD fee for infraction)
-No drugs or drug use of any kind. ($500.00 CAD fee for infraction)
To keep our curtains, furniture, walls, and floors clean, we ask that you avoid the following, as they are a concern for stains and/or are extremely difficult to clean. Fees for infractions vary depending on the level of damage caused.
-No dies in any form, including but not limited to powders or liquids
-No body/baby/glamour/sprayable oils
-No body shimmers
-No beverages outside of the kitchen area
-No alcohol or food (if you need an exception to this rule, you must request it in writing)
STANDARDS OF CARE AT THAT TORONTO STUDIO
We don’t automatically charge you a cleaning fee. Cleaning fees are optional during the checkout process. Therefore, in order to keep the space looking presentable for the next client after you, in addition to avoiding needing to pay the cleaning fee, we kindly ask that you:
-Kindly wear only clean, indoor shoes inside of the studio. No shoes allowed in Blanca Room.
-Please move all furniture and items back to the way in which they are arranged in the photos on our website. Place the couch, ottoman, all stools, tables, plants back where they belong.
-Only touch furniture, curtains, and Equipment with clean hands
-Do not attempt to move any of the mirrors, nor the makeup vanity (they’re all bolted to the walls)
-Do not move any plants or garlands which are not situated on the floor. Do not water plants, as they are all fake.
-Kindly ensure that the washroom/changeroom is free of any debris, and that all litter is placed in the garbage bin.
-If anything appears out of place, kindly put it back or if it is rubbish, please remove it.
-If trash bin is overflowing, kindly remove bag when you leave. The dumpster is in the alleyway.
-If you used seamless paper backgrounds, kindly cut off the used portion and throw it out before you leave.
If anything is damaged, please send us a picture as soon as you discover it, and before you use it.
-No events which are open to the general public. All events must have a clear guest list.
-No DJ’s, or bringing your own speakers inside THAT Toronto Studio.
-Minimum age to book is 25 years old. If you need an exception to this, please call us.
We do NOT charge a cleaning fee because we expect YOU to leave the space spotless and in rentable condition for the next guest. Failure to leave the studio in as clean or cleaner condition than in which it was left for you will result in a $250+tax cleaning fee, and with a punitive charge if it was deemed that you treated the space with negligence and a spirit of disrespect.
Because we are in a mixed use commercial & residential building, our building management has required us to provide security for large events due to issues with past events being excessively noisy, messy, and disrespectful. For this reason, if you're planning to throw a massive "rager" type party, we suggest looking elsewhere, as our events are reserved for tame and mature purposes only. Uses include but are not limited to private intimate functions like baby showers, mixers, cocktails, small receptions, birthdays, etc., and these must be private events and not open to the general public.
I really enjoyed my stay at this studio. The ambience was truly beautiful and I loved every minute of my time there. Every guest that attended my event also gave me many compliments on the space. Danny was a great host as well. Leading up to my stay, the communication was excellent. And on the day of he was very attentive. I would definitely book this space again and recommend you do too.
Wow thanks Jaskaran that's so kind of you!
Fantastic space! The host was super helpful and considerate. Would absolutely shoot here again!
A very smooth and easy process, will definitely use this space in the future
Daniel is SO kind and easy to talk to! The space was perfect and the tutorials on how to use the space are very helpful! Will be booking the space again for sure! Thanks Daniel!!
Great place, and Daniel is very communicative. Highly recommend!
Great place, easy to find, and fantastic host!
Amazing Place!!! totally worth it. Space was perfect for my proposal. Daniel is always ready to help and guide you to make things easier. He's very professional and courteous. This is a top spot if not the best. I truly highly Recommend.
Thanks Alfred you were a joy to host!
Krista and Patrick
Both the space and the host, Daniel, were amazing! The beautiful studio fit perfectly with the theme of the event I was holding; I received many compliments on it, and I know without a doubt, it wouldn't have come together as nicely if I didn't have the gorgeous studio as the venue. My experience with Daniel during the whole booking process was also so great; first, he very kindly allowed me to rent the space, normally used for photography purposes, for my daughter's first birthday. He was also always very quick to respond to my messages, answer the many questions I had, and was overall just very pleasant to communicate with. So glad I found this beautiful studio and thankful Daniel was/is the host of it. 10/10 would recommend to others!
Omg bless your sweet soul. You literally made my day thank you!! 🙏🙏
Great communication with the host. Amazing space for both photo or video shoots and even small events. I'd definitely recommend this space to a friend. :)
Everything went well as planned. Would definitely recommend to new renters !
Thanks Rajhaun! We appreciate you!
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