Vignette is located in Adams Morgan at 2473 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009. We’re in a dense urban center with a variety of options for supporting your production including equipment rentals, shipping, hotels, transportation, food and entertainment.
Regular Studio Hours: Daily from 7am - 5pm.
Please contact us for after hours and weekend reservations.
Vignette uses a reservation hold system to provide flexibility in the booking process. Holds are on a 1st hold, 2nd hold, etc. basis. A hold is an option to rent the studio for a given day. In order to secure your reservation, we must first give anyone ahead of you in line the option to exercise their hold. We also require a credit card on file and a 50% deposit. The remainder of your payment will be run on the day of your reservation. Secured reservations cancelled within two weeks, 14 days, of the reservation date will forfeit their deposit, unless used as credit towards a rental within 30 days of the original booking.
All spaces pictured in this website are included in the rental fee. This consists of the open raw space, a 20x25x10 soundproofed black box studio with a grid and independent cooling, spaces for clients and talent holding, and a private changing room.This space was purposely renovated for commercial video and photo production. It's ideal for 2 camera video shoots that need to capture multiple interviews with multiple background looks in a short amount of time. We have also hosted scripted commercials, professional photoshoots, and indie productions.
Also included is a full compliment of professional lighting and grip equipment:3 qty Arri SC-60 SkyPanles; 2 qty Kino Celeb 201; 2 qty Light panels 1x1 (one flood and one spot); 1 qty Light Panel Astra 3 qty Dracast LED 500 Grey, White, Black, and Green backdrops. Matthews Grip Package: 1 qty 4x4 frame, 10 qty Matthews C-Stands w/arms, 2 qty Matthews Junior Roller stands, 2 qty 4x8 Floppies Assorted Flags, Silks, and nets. Assorted Diffusion: 216, 250, Opal, +/- Green Gaff Tape and Black Wrap. Full set of Apple Boxes. Sand Bags, Assorted professional clamps. 1 qty Panasonic 17" BLTH Broadcast Monitor.
Load In and Load Out
Loading takes place at our main entrance. We will assist you with load in; but as we provide a professional compliment of lighting, grip, and electric, most crews bring only cameras and audio. If you need assistance with equipment rental let us know as we have established relationships with the major rental houses in the DMV.
Parking for passenger vehicles is available at the nearby Colonial garage for $20/vehicle per day. Street parking is available, but typically much better prior to 7:30am. For grip trucks and other oversized commercial vehicles, we have an arrangement with a lot across the street, which is visible from within our space, and costs $35/day.
No insurance is required for bookings in the 7am - 5pm, Monday through Friday time range as we will have on site staff present to help you navigate the space. After hours shoots will require either insurance or an additional cost to be made for a technician, such as a gaffer, familiar with the space.
You must notify us of any intent to use fire, pyrotechnics, weapons, water, non standard liquids, or hard to clean materials in your booking request and we may require liability insurance or choose not to allow the booking. No actual alcohol, drugs, smoking, or pornography allowed
While our primary use is as a studio space, Vignette can be rented out as a raw space for private events. Please contact us with more information about your event.