~500 sq.ft. of bright, industrial creative space to share.

house lighting + grip package, variety of color backdrop seamless rolls and more available.

Rental Rates

$600/ Full Day
(12-hour day + includes access to house grip package)

$400/ Half Day
(8-hour day + includes access to house grip package)

$200/ Quarter Day
(4-hour day + includes access to house grip package)

Hourly rate is negotiable (2-hour minimum)

inquire about discounts

Sliding Scale Rates

There is a sliding scale rate for non-commercial projects; we are mindful to elevate the local creative community and especially support people of color, womxn, local artists and underrepresented groups. Email studio@sumsumproductions.com for rates.

affordable rates available

Studio Info

How do I book a shoot?

Please fill out a booking request form at: www.sumsum.pixieset.com/booking/
or the link in the menu "Book Now".


1028 SE Water Avenue #225
Portland, Oregon 97214

The studio is located on the 2nd floor of the Water Avenue Commerce Center

Studio Details

Total Rentable Space Square Footage: Approx. ~500 sq. ft. ~30'w x 15'd. The rentable area is the entire cyclorama wall area (about half of the entire studio space).

Ceiling Height: 15'h

Cyclorama: 12'w x 15'h x 13'd single-wall.

Exposure: 15' of SE light via three windows facing west; 8' of natural skylight near front half of studio

Sound: The space is not a sound stage. The train, general city noise, rain on the roof, etc is all expected

Hair/Makeup/Wardrobe: Small dedicated HMU/wardrobe area with wall mirror

WiFi: included with every booking

House Grip Package

— Strobe Light Kit — Interfit Honey Badger 320W 2-Light Kit (portable) with Universal transmitter

— 10' C-Stands x2

— Shorty 4' C-Stands x2

— 15lb Sandbags x4

— Apple Box x2

— Surge Protector x2

Additional Add-Ons

We have extra equipment available at our studio such as:

— Backdrop kit $25/per use
— Color seamless rolls $10/roll
— 2x V-Flats $20/per use
Let us know if you have anything that you may need and we hope to be able to accommodate you. Thanks!

List of Backdrop Seamless Roll Colors

Backdrop Kit for Seamless Color Rolls: $25 additional to rent/use.

Seamless Color Backdrops/Rolls: $10 per use of roll.

— Dark Blue
— Royal Blue
— Baby Blue
— Lavender
— Hot pink** 4 ft wide
— Hot pink **9ft wide
— Pink
— Green (not for green screen) ** 4ft wide
— Beige **4ft wide
— Beige **9ft wide
— Grey
— Grey / Blue ish
— Black
— White
— Yellow

Parking + Entrance

Parking: Street parking available and/or City of Portland Permit Zone G Parking

Building Entrance: is on Water Avenue

Loading + Elevators

Loading: Street level access with garage doors at dock height directly open to sidewalk on Water Avenue; garage door access has dedicated 20' load zone (used for studio loading) with freight elevator.

ADA Access: Elevators: located inside building once through entrance (permitted for studio loading as well).

Other Potential Fees

If you go over the booking time, an overtime fee will be charged at $40/hr. Cleaning fees are $30/hr (if the studio is found not clean after booking). Painting charges are $30/gallon for paint and $40/hour for labor (if the cyclorama wall is not clean after booking).

Do you have a question?

Email any questions/comments: studio@sumsumproductions.com

Studio Floor Plan

We allow renters to rearrange the space as needed with prior approval. The studio is meant to be flexible and work for your artistic and creative needs.