Please read carefully, as failure to comply may result in surcharges or immediate banning.  

  • Please ensure everyone invited to the studio knows the buzzer number and unit number. This cannot be stressed enough. 
  • Be courteous to other residents of our building. Any complaints made during your booking will also result in an immediate banning.
  • Do not ask a resident to let you in to the lobby. You have to buzz the studio. They will not let you in. 
  • There is no early entry, doors open when your booking begins.
  • Please, no more than 12 people at a time. (Penalty of $50).
  • Please leave the space as you have found it.
  • Renter is fully responsible for all damaged property and equipment - which includes flooring and furnishings. 
  • If you would like to shoot in the hallways or other locations throughout the building, please clear with us in advance.
  • Backdrops are included in the rental price but if it touches the floor for full body shots, an additional $10 is added.
  • Absolutely no smoking.
  • Please inform us in advance if you are shooting a film/commercial production.


  • There is ONE free parking spot available to renters. If any other spots are used by you or your clients, you will charged an additional $50.
  • There is paid street parking ($1.50/hour) between 9am - 6pm Monday-Saturday and FREE any other time
  • If you require use of the freight elevator for gear loading, please let us know in advance so we can assist you.


  • In the instance that a piece of equipment belonging to V1 Studio, Jon Simonassi, or Mark Matechuk is damaged by any person of the booking party the client must accept any additional charges incurred by V1 Studio, Jon Simonassi, or Mark Matechuk. 
  • Studio Managers do not assist in set up, but will show the renter how to use equipment.
  • Call or Text Studio Managers for assistance                                                                          V1 studio: 416.602.2424 V2 Studio: 647.525.2253
  • In V1 studio there are 2 elinchrom strobes, wireless trigger, softboxes, umbrella, strip light, beauty dish, 2 continuous film lights, various coloured backdrops, light stands, grip stands, 5-in-1 reflector, step ladder.
  • In V2 studio there are 2 elinchrom strobes, wireless trigger, softboxes, umbrella,  1 continuous film light, ladder, various coloured backdrops, light stands, 2 reflectors, reflector arm stand.
  • Equipment is available for rent in V1 studio, a list can be seen at http://www.version1.ca/equipment, please let us know in advance if you're like to secure anything for rent.


  • Cancellation before the shoot day requires 72 hours notice otherwise 30% of total booking fee will be incurred.
  • Cancellation that occurs within 24 hours of the booking time receives 100% of the booking fee. 
  • Payment is made via CASH, or CREDIT once you arrive at the studio. 

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