Are you a photographer or a filmmaker struggling to find studios for rent in or near Toronto that are both unique and cost-effective? Don’t stress! We’re here to help you.
There are many professional studios available if you‘re shooting on a low budget. Just take a look at these spaces in the GTA that we’ve curated.
This 400 sq ft studio on Danforth Avenue offers a comfortable and professional space for smaller to medium sized photo shoots. Their business is built on members and volunteers, so they like to think of themselves as more of a community than a business. More info >
The photography studio is 400 sq ft and located in the Junction. You’ll love their bright, open-concept space that comes with 3 large windows, plenty of natural light, a professional setup, and free parking. More info >
LIBERTY VILLAGE STUDIO
This is a 1,004 sq ft photo studio in Liberty Village that’s fully equipped. It’s close to a variety of cafes and galleries, and easily accessible by public transit. A lot of the equipment is offered free of charge, but they also have a partnership with Vistek in case you need it. More info >
EAST END STUDIO
Originally a knitting and textile factory in the early 1900s, this boho styled industrial hard loft has many unique features including 14’ ceilings, hardwood floors and beautiful large north-west facing windows making it an ideal location for soft natural light and studio shooters. This studio is ideal for fashion, editorial, food, portrait photography, as well as commercial film shoots. More info >
The all white creative space is approximately 800 sq ft and can be used for photoshoots, video shoots, pop-up shops, rehearsals, meetings, etc. It has a lounge, a reception, and a hair and makeup area. More info >
This Etobicoke studio is 745 sq ft with 14 ft ceilings. It’s in a professional building with free parking. The studio comes with Elinchrom flashes, a lighting tech / studio assistant to adjust the lighting and assist with setup, and an overhead Pantograph system for quick lighting adjustments. More info >
The Junction space offers 2 separate studios that suit a variety of creative projects and events. This location comes with lights, backgrounds, furniture, etc, and can be booked for two hours or more. More info >
WEST END STUDIO
Housed in a 3,000 sq ft film studio in the West End, this multi-purpose space can magically transform to let your creative ideas run wild. More info >
dundas & carlaw studio
The photo studio has 1,500 sq ft of white space, 20 ft high ceilings, a cyclorama wall, and a full kitchen with counter island. It’s located at Dundas and Carlaw in Leslieville, so it’s easily accessible by car or public transit. More info >
This state-of-the-art 1,400 sq ft studio is in a converted warehouse near Leslieville. It’s fully equipped for both video and photography so that your project gets the best production value available. Their overhead Sky Track suspension system allows lights to be positioned precisely, eliminating the clutter of light stands and cables on the floor. The space also boasts a hair and makeup area, change rooms, stylish kitchen, and a welcoming client area. More info >