Studio Rental Policy
By booking and submitting payment, you are agreeing to the following terms:
RENTER agrees to pay in full at the time of booking at the following rates:
2-3 hours at $50/hr
4-7 hours at $45/hr
8+ hours at $40/hr
Overtime is billed at the same rate per hour as the initial booking and must receive approval from the studio manager. Overtime hours will also be billed if the studio requires significant cleaning or reorganization at the end of the booking.
You must be COMPLETELY wrapped by the end of your booking. This means that all gear, makeup, wardrobe, and anything else is packed up and put away. All garbage should be thrown away. If you are still shooting or wrapping up by the time your booking ends, you will charged 1 hour of overtime.
Downtown Arts Collective LLC reserves the right to approve or deny bookings for any reason.
Payment must be made in full to guarantee your reservation. Cancellations must be done at least 48 hours ahead of the booking for a full refund, otherwise RENTER agrees to forfeit their booking fee.
RENTER must not cause or allow any noise or activity on the premises which might disturb the peace and quiet of neighboring tenants in the building.
RENTER agrees to keep the premises and all items in good order and good condition and to immediately pay for costs to repair and/or replace any portion of the above damaged by RENTER, his/her guests and/or invitees, except as provided by law. At the end of the booking, all of the above items shall be returned in clean and good condition except for reasonable wear and tear. RENTER agrees to pay for all damages (s)he causes to Downtown Arts Collective equipment which are deemed to be beyond “normal wear and tear” by OWNER. All damages will be paid by RENTER at repair or replacement value.
RENTER agrees to keep the premises free of illegal drugs. RENTER agrees to refrain from smoking indoors.
INSURANCE: RENTER acknowledges that OWNER’S insurance does not cover personal property damage caused by fire, theft, acts of God, acts of others, and/or any other causes, nor shall OWNER be held liable for such losses. RENTER is hereby advised to obtain his/her own insurance policy to cover any personal losses. RENTER agrees to use the space at their own risk. OWNER is not responsible for any physical injuries caused to RENTER while RENTER is on the premises.
RIGHT OF ENTRY AND INSPECTION: OWNER may enter, inspect, and/or repair the premises at any time. OWNER is permitted to make all alterations, repairs and maintenance that in OWNER’S judgment is necessary to perform. RENTER acknowledges the studio is under 24 hour security video surveillance.
Do not stand on curve of Cyclorama wall
Keep doors SHUT and LOCKED at all times
Do not enter staff only areas
Rental start and end times are inclusive of set up and clean up
Music/loud sounds should be in compliance with local residential noise ordinance laws
Maximum 10 people Allowed in studio per reservation
Must be 18 years or older, Minors must have adult supervision.
Limit 1 Photographer per booking
No offensive or discriminative productions
INDEMNITY. Lessee agrees to hold Lessor harmless and indemnify Lessor in the event of theft, injury, or other loss or damage arising from usage of Lessor’s facilities or equipment. Lessee assumes all liability for any and all damage or loss whatsoever, and/or injury incurred, either directly or indirectly to his invitee, agent or employee as a result of using Lessor’s facilities or equipment, and for personal property of lessee, invitee, or employee. Equipment is used at customer’s sole risk. Lessor shall not be liable beyond the amount of any rental fees for any injury, loss, or damage suffered by customer, directly, indirectly, or consequentially, as a result of mechanical failure, casualty, unavailability of equipment, or otherwise.
FACILITIES. Studios are rented on an as is basis. Painting of cyclorama (cyc wall) is available prior to your shoot for a $100 fee. No other surface in the facility may be painted other than the cyc wall. Painting may be done by Lessee at no charge subject to availability. Paint spraying is not allowed. Lessor will supply painting materials and the specific paint, at a per/gallon charge of $75. Lessor’s agent shall have the right to enter the rental area and take possession thereof at any time. Premises shall not be used for unlawful acts. No hazardous substances or materials shall be brought on the premises without written permission from Lessor.
REMEDIES. Lessee agrees to reimburse Lessor for all costs and expenses of collection of any amounts owed under this, or any other agreement Lessee has entered into with Lessor, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney’s fees, penalty fees, and continuing rental and late charges plus interest at 1.5% per month.