Space Rentals at VIVO Media Arts Centre

VIVO Media Arts Centre supports media artists in our community by providing access to the material necessities of quality production, including access to space. Our rental opportunities include Event Rentals and Production Rentals.

Space rentals are offered in a tiered rate structure for members and the general public. Our aim is to ensure that artists and activists have access to VIVO’s equipment and facilities at the fairest rates possible. We have three rental tiers: Non-Member, Basic Producer Member and Extended Producer Member. For more information on membership see our membership page.


Studio Space

Photo of the Studio Space at VIVO Media Arts Centre, showing a large warehouse-style room with white walls, concrete floor and black ceiling.Photo of the Studio Space at VIVO Media Arts Centre, showing a large warehouse-style room with white walls, concrete floor and black ceiling.Photo of the Studio Space at VIVO Media Arts Centre, showing a large warehouse-style room with white walls, concrete floor and black ceiling.Photo of the Studio Space at VIVO Media Arts Centre, showing a large warehouse-style room with white walls, concrete floor and black ceiling.Floor plan of the Studio Space at VIVO Media Arts Centre.

VIVO’s studio space is a large converted warehouse that can be booked for screenings, A/V presentations, performances, installations, meetings, conferences, receptions, or other private functions. Studio Event Rentals include access to:

  • 2230 sq. ft. useable space
  • 13 ft Ceilings
  • Bar/Concession area
  • Adaptable Light
  • 100 Chairs
  • 4 Folding Tables
  • Plenty of evening parking
  • HD Video projector (contact VIVO tech for exact specs)
  • PK Sound Klarity PA System (Klarity12’s + Klarity218 Dual 18″ Sub)
  • Behringer X32 Digital Console
  • 2 x Shure Beta58 omni-directional vocal mic
  • Simple DMX stage light system consisting of 6 par cans on three dimmers
  • Multi-track recording of performances (additional)
  • Wi-Fi

Microcinema

VIVO’s Microcinema can be booked for smaller screenings, A/V presentations, and meetings. Microcinema Event Rentals include access to:

  • 411 sq. ft. useable space
  • 10 ft ceilings
  • ceiling lights
  • 30 chairs
  • 1 folding table
  • Plenty of Evening Parking
  • Wi-Fi
  • HD Video Projector (Contact VIVO tech for exact specs)
  • PK Sound Klarity PA System (Klarity12’s + Klarity218 Dual 18′ Sub)

Rental Fees

Non-Member
Basic Producer
Studio
$100/hour
$80/hour
Microcinema
$75/hour
$50/hour

Event Rentals must be a minimum of 4 hours including setup and teardown. Additional permit and labour rates may apply and include a Venue Manager and Event Technician. Contact info@vivomediaarts.com for more information, a quote or availability.

VIVO offers space rentals for production shoots, documentation, rehearsals, podcast recording, or any other production based activity that is not a presentation of a work open to the public. Production Rentals are for members only and give you access to the space only with no technical assistance or equipment. Both are available at additional costs. Check Out Our Additional A/V Equipment For Rent

Production rentals occur during office hours, 11am-6pm Tuesday to Friday. For more information or to purchase a membership, visit our membership page.

Bookings must be finalized two weeks in advance and are subject to availability. Access to equipment and technical support is available and subject to additional charges. Please Contact us for a quote and to enquire about availability.

Studio Space

The 2230 sq. ft. Studio space is suitable for larger production shoots or rehearsals.

Co-working Space

VIVO’s co-working desk space is a comfortable shared workspace available at multiple rate options from monthly to drop-in, allowing for variation in work schedules. A dedicated filing cabinet is provided to weekly and monthly renters. For more information on membership perks visit our membership page.

The Co-working office is available only during our opening hours: Tuesday – Friday from 11am – 6pm.

Editing Facilities

Editing Suites can be rented for post-production needs. Editing software includes:

  • Adobe Creative Suite 2017 (Premiere, After Effect, Audition, Photoshop, etc)
  • Davinci Resolve (including color correction panel),
  • MadMapper
  • Logic
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Ableton Live
  • QLab
  • Audacity

Rental Fees

Basic Producer
Extended Producer
Studio
$25/hour
$100/day
$400/week
$15/hour
$75/day
$250/week
Microcinema
$12/hour
$65/day
$250/week
$10/hour
$55/day
$200/week
Editing Facilities
$12/hour
$65/day
$250/week
$10/hour
$55/day
$200/week
Co-Working
$8/hour
$25/day
$75/week
$5/hour
$20/day
$50/week

During Office Hours Only [11am-6pm Tuesday to Friday]. Access to technical support is subject to additional charges.