Skylight Loft Studio

1000 SqFt


48 Reviews

About

***OPEN FOR COMMERCIAL SHOOTS, VIDEO and PHOTO***
FILM & TELEVISION - INQUIRE!

✩ Maximum guests at 5 guests at a time ✩
✩ Contact tracing in place; masks are the law ✩
✩ This is a private studio in a low traffic building ✩
✩ We clean and sanitize between each booking ✩
✩ We offer cleaning supplies and sanitizers in the space ✩
✩ Contactless booking, check in and check out ✩

Located in the heart of Artsy Queen West, Skylight Loft Studio is a magnificent, soaring and bright open concept loft space; heaven for daylight photographers, video creators, and event planners.
Create to your heart's content!

Perfectly suited to lifestyle shoots, portraits, e-commerce, films, interviews and documentaries, the list goes on. Versatile and also ideal for gatherings such as baby/ bridal showers and meeting configurations of all types, with tables and 10 folding chairs.

Super tall 12' - 16' ceilings give way to an absolutely massive 10' x 10' skylight that floods the space with gorgeous diffused daylight. The mini balcony* shows a grand view looking east of downtown Toronto & the CN tower. A giant 7' palm tree and a dozen other plants give the space green life.

Brick walls aesthetic and 'Contemporary California' chic styling gives a great backdrop to all sorts of creative uses. Featuring an 'only one in the city' 60's style Eero Aarnio acrylic hanging egg chair. Numerous props adorn the shelves, great for quick and memorable styling.

AMENITIES:
- Free PARKING IN VISITOR SPOT (1) and street parking nearby
- Beautiful brick walls, 8 massive windows wrap around the space
- 60's style Eero Aarnio acrylic hanging egg chair
- Pampas grass and period furniture, props
- Third floor (walk up)
- Freshly painted white walls
- Clean, renovated washroom
- Oversize professional garment rack
- Professional Garment steamer
- Autopoles with 9' white backdrop, $8.00 per foot used*
- Kitchen complete with espresso machine and microwave
- McCleary 'airstream style' fridge
- 10 folding chairs
- Large lounge area complete with seating

*contact us to inquire about rates and usage

PRICING AND QUOTES: Listed rates are 'starting at' and include 5 guests or fewer for photoshoots. Film and bigger crew quotes are negotiable.

Check out our sister studios, always happy to have you:

Midcentury Loft: https://thisopenspace.com/spaces/350
Plant Paradise Studio: https://thisopenspace.com/spaces/1403
Green and Gold Studio: https://thisopenspace.com/spaces/9945

NOTES:
* LATE NIGHT PARTIES ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THIS SPACE.
* ALL BOOKINGS END AT 11:00 PM.
* NO DJs. EVER. 'BYO' AUDIO EQUIPMENT IS NOT ALLOWED-
REASONABLE VOLUME-- THIS IS A SHARED BUILDING.

NOTE: Cameras are installed as a passive security measure for timing, additional guests and any breakage that would need to be resolved through the security deposit.

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Available Hours


Prices

Hourly: $42/hour
Daily: $305/day
Weekly: not available
Monthly: not available
Security Deposit: $250
Cleaning Fee: $15
Minimum Booking: 2 hours
Maximum Booking: 5 days

pricing guarantee
Cancellation protection up to 48-hours + $2,000,000 Host Insurance

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Amenities

WiFi
Shelves
Natural Light
Security System
Lighting
Electricity
Parking
Tables
Bathroom
Outdoor Space
Speakers
Chairs
Air Conditioning
Catering Allowed
Heating
Alcohol Permitted
Basic Kitchen
Ground Floor
Fitting Room
Wheelchair Accessible
Commercial Kitchen
Kitchen
Projector
Elevator
Fitness Friendly
Storage

Rules

Catering allowed

Alcohol permitted

We very much appreciate your respect and following of our rules!

This is a commercial space, and we are seasoned listing managers who have hosted hundreds of professionals, events, shoots, everything.

We love sharing our spaces and seeing what you will create here!

Things to note:
- Bookings start and end at times noted when quoting and confirming. Call or message to extend your time to avoid additional charges. If not, extra time will be charged through deposit claims at $1 per min up to 30 mins, then $2 per min 30-60, and $3 per min thereafter.

- SPILLS happen - clean it up right away! Our neighbours below will not appreciate the leaks

- NO MUSIC NO SHOUTING: THIS IS AN OFFICE BUILDING.
Noise does travel. be mindful of operating volume; no scenes with screaming or shouting dialogue from 9am-5pm. Be Respectful to our neighbours.
**NOISE MONITORS IN USE** WE WILL ENFORCE OUR RULES ON THIS. PENALTIES WILL APPLY.

- Security cameras are present in the space to note time usage and any damage claim evidence. Passive only, we do not monitor shoots.

*NO SMOKING INDOORS - THIS IS AN OFFICE BUILDING.*
* LATE NIGHT PARTIES ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THIS SPACE.
* ALL BOOKINGS END AT 11:00 PM.
* NO DJs. EVER. 'BYO' AUDIO EQUIPMENT IS NOT ALLOWED.
No disruptive shoots that require ether shouting/screaming dialogue are allowed.


Photos


Location


5.0

Damiano

August 2020

Great space, ill definitely use again in the future :)

Cymmone

August 2020

This space was beautiful and I enjoyed my shoot here. Photos are great representation of how it looks in person. Has great character and the check in-out process was fine.Would book again :)

Ria

August 2020

The space was perfect for our shoot. Matt as a host leaves very clear instructions and is great at communicating in a timely manner before and after your shoot day.

Matt's Response:

So wonderful to hear it!

Shirin

August 2020

It was a great experience with Matt and the Studio, I would definitely suggest this place for a photoshoot

Damiano

August 2020

Great spot to shoot any video!

Matt's Response:

Thanks Damiano! Awesome crew.

Kate

August 2020

I've shot at two of Matt's studios and they are always perfect! Stunning space, great decor. Matt is incredibly helpful and gracious too!

Zoë

August 2020

I will definitely use this space again! Another gorgeous studio from Matt and his team

Trenae

August 2020

Second time booking this space and I absolutely love it! Matt is super friendly and the communication was great!

Matt's Response:

Super happy to hear it, Trenae! All the best

Edward

July 2020

Space had great lighting and was easy to use

Nillda

July 2020

Loved the studio! The minute my team walked in, they fell in love with everything. And the swing gave it such a nice accent/touch to the studio. It was very easy to change up the scenery and pristine. It was easy to communicate with Matt who’s also very accommodating. My team and I hopes to be back again for another shoot. We really appreciate you sharing your space for us creative minds and an opportunity/place to unwind and pursue our dreams. Sincerely, Nillda


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