Ciel has state-of-the-art studio space available for photo & film production in Berkeley. Each of our unique production studio rentals feature distinct characteristics that will elevate your next project.
production studio rental

studio 1

Studio 1 is our premiere studio. It offers an enormous 1600 square foot 3-wall cyc and 16' H Lighting Grid. From multiple editorial sets to large docuseries, this studio has the size and flexibility for any size project.

studio 2

Studio 2 offers natural light as well as the ability to black out. As one of our private studios with a cyc, it has been the set for music videos, green-screened interviews, fashion editorials and art shows.

natural light studio

studio 3

Studio 3 is our artists’ studio. It’s a blank canvas with tons of natural light. This has been the home to product shoots, editorials, film screenings, fittings, and castings. And with our butterfly walls, you have the flexibility to open it up with Studio 4 and the C1 Atrium for bigger productions.

Studio 4 is a large, open-concept, multimedia studio space with a private loading dock on the right and three director chairs on the back wall to the right. There are also tall, white walls with exposed white industrial beams on the ceiling. To the left you will see a table with chairs as well as a teal couch with a small coffee table in front.

studio 4

Studio 4 is our classic open studio. With natural light, a private loading dock, and direct access to the Cafe, this studio has set the stage for documentaries, commercials, multi-set e-commerce, and art installations. It even has the flexibility to open up with Studio 3 and the Atrium for more space.

Studio 5 has orange industrial beams on the ceiling and tons of windows that let in natural light. It is also a large multiple set studio rental Berkeley has to offer with 3,700 square feet of space. There are also blackout curtains on the walls and a private loading dock.

studio 5

Studio 5 is our largest open studio. It spans 3,700 square feet of raw industrial space with breathtaking natural light, blackout curtains, and a private loading dock. From multiple sets to large events, this studio has all the space you need to dream big.

The large white room inside of Studio 6 has orange beams on the ceiling. There is also a director's chair and some production lights in the center of this production studio rental.

studio 6

Studio 6 is the perfect studio bay for long and short-term projects. With 1,000 square feet, 23’ high ceilings, dedicated wifi, and 100 AMP of power, it is perfect for editorials, castings, fittings, and production hubs.

studio 7

Studio 7 is an open studio bay perfect for intimate projects. With 900 square feet, 23’ H ceilings, 100 AMP of power, and dedicated wifi, voilà! Your blank canvas awaits you.

A close up shot of the large wooden table with green chairs and a giant paneled window with orange squares in Studio 8. There is also a kitchen counter in the background and a large white wall inside this creative studio space for rent.

studio 8

Studio 8 is our private, natural light studio. At 2,000 square feet, this studio has a dedicated street entrance, a loading dock, and a private kitchenette. A fan fave, it’s perfect for photoshoots, fittings, and so much more.

Podcast studio rental

studio x

Completely blacked out and sound attenuated, Studio X is perfect for music, photo & film shoots, live streams, commercials, or even jam sessions! With a private entrance, loading dock, and wall-to-wall sound acoustic panels, this studio sounds like it could be the perfect fit for your next project.

conference room rental

le noir

Welcome to Le Noir, a lush breakaway. Decked out with vintage pieces, curated art, and life-sized plants, this space is commonly used as a lounge, greenroom or as a curated set.


This creative suite at Ciel II is available to add onto your next booking. With a 65” screen tv, sofa, printer, and two desks, this open air office is right in the mix of the studios, serving as your production hub that is still close to the action.

The Cafe is one of the best shared offices in Berkeley. It has a kitchen area with a fridge and stool seating at a bar as well as hanging place, a communal table, two comfy chairs, and a small sofa in between two plants.


The Cafe is the heart of Ciel and your home base.

Rental Studio Complex

glam room

Just across the hall from Studio X sits the perfectly polished add-on to your studio booking: The Glam Room. With a sofa, kitchenette, and hair and makeup stations, use this sweet little corner for HMU, production, or a cozy chat.

A Haven for Innovation: Unlock Limitless Possibilities in our Berkeley Production Studios

Ciel Creative Spaces offers extraordinary multimedia production studios in the heart of Berkeley. Our premier production studio rentals offer a captivating blend of natural and urban elements, creating an ideal environment for teams, companies, and individuals in the fashion, tech, art, and entertainment industries. Step into a world where ideas come to life and collaborations flourish. With an abundance of natural light bathing our suite-style studios, inspiration becomes second nature. Our private loading docks provide convenience and privacy, ensuring seamless access for all your creative endeavors. Lighting grids illuminate your vision, setting the perfect stage for your projects. Discover our variety of versatile spaces designed to meet your unique needs. Whether you're seeking a Bay Area production studio for a photo shoot, film production, or any multimedia project, our studios cater to your every requirement.

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