Payment must be made upon booking to be able to use the space. Renter authorizes Urban Studios to debit Renter’s account (via (ACH or credit card, as applicable) to make payment of all sums due hereunder as such payments are due pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, including but not limited to all sums current and past due, cancellation fees, cleaning fees, damages for all unrented, lost or damaged equipment, furniture, props, or other items, and any other sums which may become due under this Agreement.
Your rental time begins promptly at the designated starting time and ends promptly at the designated ending time. Reservation time must include set up, break-down, and clean up. The Studio must be cleaned and vacated by the end of the rental period to respect our fellow creative’s time and efforts. Any renter that goes any amount of time past the original end time of their booking, will be charged $25 for every 15 minutes past the original end time of their booking.
Studio must be cleaned and vacated by the end of the rental period.
Cancellations & Rescheduling
All bookings are final. No cancellations are accepted, but bookings are available for reschedule with a $15 penalty fee. This can be done directly via the booking confirmation sent to your email. Reschedules must be made no later than 24 hours from the original rental date, if no reschedule is attempted, the option to reschedule will be forfeited.
Urban Studios has access to the large parking lot attached to the Wilhoit Plaza. Free public parking is also available along Pershing street with a time limit of 2hrs.
Theft & Damages
Urban Studios is not responsible for any theft, injury or other incidents of renter or their party during the rental. This includes any such incidents within the studio, in the parking lot, or the surrounding premises.
If the renter or anyone in their party damages anything within the space (structural, furniture, backdrops, equipment, props, etc.), Renter agrees to immediately notify Urban Studios about such damage and agrees to pay for the damages. The Studio and all furnishings and equipment therein must be left clean and in good condition, normal wear and tear excepted.
The equipment must be arranged to the approximate previous positions. If the studio requires additional cleaning after renter’s session, or there are any hard-to-clean material (e.g. glitter, oils, spills, confetti, make up, etc) left anywhere in the studio after Renter’s session, Renter will be charged a $60 cleaning fee. Trash should be in trash cans, equipment returned to its proper place, and any larger trash disposed of in the outside dumpster located in Wilhoit Plaza’s parking lot. If the Studio is not in the same condition when rented, Renter agrees to pay, as applicable (i) a minimum of a $60 cleaning fee (based on the amount of time required to clean the Studio at a rate of $60 per hour); and (ii) the cost to repair and replace any damage done to the Studio and the furnishings and equipment therein caused the Group.
By renting the studio, Urban Studios has rights to “re-post” or use any content taken for marketing purposes. Credit will be given to the appropriate parties. Urban Studios does NOT own rights or licensing to any media. Rights to all still pictures, motion pictures, videotapes, photographs and sound recordings made within the premises of Urban Studios are retained by the creators of the media.
Please also note that Urban Studios facilities are private spaces; however, there are security systems in place that include cameras. Camera contents are never broadcast, shared, or used in any other way than to provide risk management for Urban Studio’s assets, employees, and customers. Your privacy is just as important to us as your safety and Urban Studios agrees to this promise of privacy. You and any associates that are with you as the “booking party” are hereby notified of these security systems. Tampering or in any way manipulating security system equipment may result in criminal charges.
Age of Models
Renter is solely responsible for verifying that all photographic subjects are of legal age. Urban Studios has no responsibility to determine or verify the age of participants in the Renter’s activities but reserves the right to demand proof of parental consent if models or photographic subjects are under the age of 18 and to end those activities if Urban Studios becomes aware that legal age violations are occurring. Urban Studios is not liable in the case of an invalid ID or any other form of age verification.
The Renter hereby accepts and assumes all responsibility for all risks associated with and/or resulting in his/her use of the premises and equipment (THIS INCLUDES ALL PERSONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE RENTER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO RELEVANT GUESTS, MODELS, ASSISTANTS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, OR FRIENDS). The Renter freely accepts these risks and agrees to the terms of the Release, even if Urban Studios is found to be negligent or in breach of any duty of care or any obligation to the Renter. The Renter agrees responsibility for any loss (in the amount solely determined by Urban Studios’ ownership) or damage to the studio; equipment on premises of the business resulting from the Renter’s same (except for normal wear and tear). The Renter agrees to pay the costs of repair or replacement for any such loss or damage within 48 hours of a claim from Urban Studios to the Renter.
Use of Urban Studios facilities and equipment is at Renter’s own risk. Renter hereby waives rights to seek legal redress for mishaps, accidents, and/or loss while on our premises. Renter agrees to leave the studio and adjacent grounds in the same condition, as they were when Renter arrived. Renters are solely responsible for any legal infractions Renter or members of Renter’s party make during the conduct of the scheduled booking, be they in our studio or elsewhere. This includes parking tickets, claims of personal abuse, or all other violations or citations, and legal action resulting from the conduct of the studio booking, taken at whatever time. Renters are solely responsible for the safety and well-being of any models, production assistants, or any other personnel accompanying Renter or engaged by Renter.