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Phone: (650) 508-8801
meets the eye studios rates


Flat Rates With No Hidden Fees… or Surprises

Meets the Eye Studios was founded by film industry veterans who understand the process of putting together productions of any size. Because of that, Meets the Eye Studios’ pricing is designed to make budgeting simple and straightforward — flat rates, no hidden fees, and no obligation to use in-house equipment, just large and immaculate spaces loaded with amenities at costs that are completely transparent.

Studio A Studio B
Pre-light / Shoot $2200 day Pre-light / Shoot $1200 day
Power pay-per-use Power pay-per-use
Overtime $300 hour* Overtime $180 hour*
Build / Strike $1000 day Build / Strike $750 day

Studios A & B
Pre-light / Shoot $3200 day
Power pay-per-use
Overtime $400 hour* *Overtime rates apply after 10 hours or outside of 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Build / Strike $1600 day

The cove and floor must be kept in good condition. Absolutely no drilling into or attachments to the cove walls are allowed. The Studio A cove is currently painted Digital green. It can be painted another color, but must be returned to the original color at the project’s end.

Paint cove white $1800 (includes floor)
Paint cove green $3000 (includes floor)
Paint cove floor white $500
Repaint cove floor green $500

A Full Day rental is 10 hours, a Half Day is 5 hours. The Half Day rate is 60% of the Full Day rate.

A Booking is a confirmed reservation which guarantees your desired date(s). Bookings are valid upon confirmed receipt of a 50% rental deposit, and a signed contract. A certificate of insurance and a $200 cleaning deposit must be received prior to the booked date.

Cancellation of bookings will be subject to the following penalties and will be billed as follows:

10 days or more prior to booking date No Charge
3 – 9 days notice prior to booking date 25% of all days booked, up to a maximum of one week
2 days prior to booking date 50% of all days booked, up to a maximum of one week
Less than 2 days prior to booking date 100% of all days booked, up to a maximum of one week

The Rental Agreement and Information Packet PDF file includes our Studio Rate Card, the Rental Agreement, Studio Layouts, our Camera Equipment Rental Rates, the Lighting & Electrical Equipment Rental order form, and the Grip & Rigging Equipment Rental order form.

Download: Rental Agreement and Information Packet

Rates include all of the following items:

  • 14 pre-hung and cabled 2K spacelights
  • Socapex distro for the pre-lit cove
  • Blackout skirts
  • Gel frames for spacelights
  • Scissor lift
  • 1 – 6′ and 1 – 8′ step ladder
  • Basic power/video distribution
  • 11 folding tables
  • 26 folding chairs
  • 2 tall Hollywood director’s chairs
  • Stage manager

Rental rates include access to the entire facility and its features*:

  • Office space and conference rooms (all available for shooting and set dressing as needed)
  • Green room
  • Video network capabilities in each room
  • Full-service kitchen ready for use by caterers of your choice
  • Hair/make-up rooms with mobile stations
  • Shower and bathroom
  • WiFi in the entire facility

* Facilities may be shared with other clients.

In addition, Meets the Eye Studios offers the option of a library of available on-site equipment for use at a nominal fee. From extra lighting to cables to green screen-optimized cameras, if you need extra gear for your production, simply ask. Even if it’s not currently in the Meets the Eye Studios library, studio staff may be able to procure it with enough advance notice.

Get in touch

(650) 508-8801

Meets the Eye Studios
939 Terminal Way
San Carlos, CA 94070

Phone: (650) 508-8801
Fax: (650) 508-8831