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Studio Rate Sheet

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29' x 27', 14' to moveable lighting grid
one corner, curved hard wall cyc
Soundproofed & air-conditioned
400 amps power, single phase
Opens onto a large deck
Full art, set & model shop available
Light, grip, video packages
Complete crews available


Sound Stage (10 hour day)  
3 - camera:
2 - camera:
1 - camera:
Build, Strike, Rehearse or Prelight:

Electrical Usage: Based on production size and lighting requirements.

1- Camera shoot
aApprox cost: $25/day
3 - Camera shoot
Approx cost: $50/day

Stage Manager: No charge, as long as an Images in Motion staff person is part of the production team. Images in Motion Lighting/Stage Manager, Bill Ferguson. Read about Bill's background>
Office (12' x 12') – available for rent.


  1. All rates below are quoted per one day rental.
  2. Some equipment packages can be rented for use off-site.
  3. Images In Motion can also arrange for any high end camera or equipment rentals, and complete control room configurations.


Sony EX3 HD Camera -- equipped with O'Conner Fluid Head 50D & sticks, spreader & wheels
Free with Studio Rental
Sony DSR 500 Camera with tripod
Sony DSR 200A DVCam 3 CCD camcorder  


Porta-Jib “Traveller” by Losmandy*
*Note: Client needs to know how to setup and operate the jib

Tripods and Misc.:

Bogen 3221
free with studio rental
Bogen 3011
free with studio rental
Camera Low Boy
free with studio rental

Equipment Packages:

Full Equipment Package as listed below excluding camera, multiformat monitor and jib


Partial Eaquipment Packages will be quoted on request  


TV Logic 24” Multiformat LCD Monitor SN (LVM-242WE)

Sony 19” HD TV

JVC TM-1400SU monitors
Sony 13” color TV


Sennheiser wireless mics, ew 100 G3 Evolution series
per unit

Fabric Backdrops:

1 - Greenscreen, 24’ x 10’
1 - Greenscreen, 14’ x 10’
1 - Greenscreen, 10' x 10'
1 - Bluescreen, 12' x 10'
1 - Whitedrop, 15' x 10'
1 - Blackdrop, 20' x 10'


36 - 250/300/500/1000 watt Fresnel & Leko lights $8/day per unit
1 - Strand Fresnel, 650 w  
9 - Desisti Fresnels, 500-650 w each  
4 - Strand 500 w Baby Fresnel  
2 - Mole Richardson Fresnels, 500 w  
2 - LTM Peppers 420 w  
3- LTM Peppers, 200 w  
5 - Lekos, 575 w  
4- ground row cycs, 500 or 1000 w depending on bulb (frosted)  
4 - Baby Scoops, 300 w  
1 - Lowel 2 K softlight  
1 - Lowel complete Omni kit (includes 6 lights)  


20 - C-stands
$5 ea/day
12 - 20 lb sand bags
$2 ea/day
Apple boxes (12) full (7) 1/2
$2 ea/day
8 - Sound Blankets
$1 ea/day
11 - grip clamps (Cartalinc, Maffer, Magic arms, Pidgeon plate)
$1 ea/day

Electrical Distribution:

12x2.4 kw Teatronics dimmer pack with 1-12 channel 2 scene preset Teatronics controller board (16 pin src connector)
1 - 6x20 amp U ground distro box
4x500 w dimmer
2 - 1500 w inline dimmers
$2 ea/day
6 - 600 w inline dimmers
$1 ea/day
Assorted cube taps
Assorted power bars
20 - various 25' - 100' AC electrical cables $1 ea/day


2 - 4 foot utility tables
$2 ea/day
1 - 12 foot ladder
2 - 8 foot ladder
1 - Little Dragon FG 2011 Fog machine
$10 ea/day
Assorted standing screens
$5 ea/day
Assorted gobos
Expendables (Charged as used) Gels, Black Wrap, Gaffer Tape, Foamcore, etc.
Charged as used


Art Direction, Producer, storyboard, shotlist prep, etc.
Puppet construction, sets, costumes, props, special effects, toy prototyping
Priced per project
Floor Director*
Propmaster/Assistant puppeteer*
Production Assistant*
Prelight Lighting Director & 1 assistant
Setup & strike set Set Supervisor & 1 assistant
Cleanup, if required (studio must be clean upon departure)

* Day rate - based on a 10 hr day. Over 10 hrs- time and a half. After 12 hrs is double time.
* Prices very depending on crew experience and client specific needs



Clients will furnish IIM with a Certification of Insurance, listing Images In Motion Media Inc. as “additional insured”, with respect to General Liability ($1,000,000), and “loss payee” with respect to Equipment/Facility Loss & Damage ($500,000). Certificates are due concurrently with the booking of the Studio.


Clients who cancel confirmed bookings will be subject to the following penalties:

30 days notice prior to rental date…No penalty unless another client was turned away, then 25% of common days booked. 10 days notice to rental date…25% of all days booked (unless the client reschedules) unless another client was turned away, then 50% of common days booked 5 days notice to rental date…50% of all days booked (unless the client reschedules), unless another client was turned away, then 75% of common days booked.

Clean-up The client is responsible for taking all measures necessary to return the rental studio and support areas back to the condition as it was found at the start of the rental. In addition, all props, sets, furniture, and the like must be removed at strike. If the Studio is left in an unsatisfactory condition, an additional $30/hr, plus supplies, will be billed to the client for any cleaning and/or repairs needed to return the studio to it’s pre-rental condition.


The IIM studio is in a residential neighborhood. IIM expects the client to respect the rights of surrounding neighbors, i.e no loud noise, careless driving & parking, or anything that would be disruptive to IIM’s neighbors. Studio and its staff reserve the right to terminate at any time, any rental that is deemed to be disruptive to the neighborhood, operating in an unsafe manner, or violating any Federal, State and/or Municipal laws.