Studio II at the Mill Arts Complex

Dystopian Studios II is a versatile studio located near downtown Los Angeles that features a large 22′ wide x 14′ deep x 12′ high corner white cyclorama. The cyclorama includes 46 RGB LED backlights. It also has a black void cyclorama, a 12′ wide green screen, and numerous other backdrops and set pieces.

Excellent for fashion, glamour, headshots, music videos, product videos, fine art, product, cosplay, pinup and much more.

It is a ground floor studio with a 10′ wide entry door. It has plentiful street parking in front of the studio.


7 Days per week

8 AM – midnight (earlier/later hours may be available, please inquire.)

Long term/multiple day bookings with safe, secure equipment storage are available, inquire for rates.


  • 2100 square foot studio
  • Large 22′ wide x 14′ deep x 12′ high corner white cyclorama. The cyclorama is painted nightly and cleaned between shoots. 
  • 46 RGB LED individually controlled backlights on white cyclorama can quickly and easily change the color scheme
  • Full strut based lighting grid over cyclorama
  • Ceiling heights to 25′
  • 14′ wide x 10′ deep x 12′ high black cyclorama
  • Motorized 12′ wide green screen easily rolls up/down for quick access
  • White walls can be dressed/painted to suit your needs, inquire for painting/set building rates.
  • High speed internet suitable for streaming
  • Multiple other backdrops and Hollywood flats to give a wide variety of options with each shoot
  • 2 Person make-up station included. Optional 140 square foot, 4 station makeup room can be added at an additional charge.
  • Large number of furnishings included with rental
  • Totally private creative space. No other shoots or studio managers looking over your shoulders. The space is all yours.

Grip and other equipment (included free with rental)

4 C-Stands

6 light duty stands


10 step rolling stairs

3 step ladder

multiple extension cords

Seamless paper holder

High velocity fan

Mounted hair fan

Video monitor with HDMI and miniHDMI connections

Iron and portable ironing board



Standard shoot (up to 5 people on set)     $35/hour (2 hour minimum)

Large group (6-10) surcharge      $5/hour

4 hour rental:   $125 total

8 hour rental:   $195 total

12 hour rental:    $250 total

Equipment Rental Packages

Strobe package (3 Einstein strobes, softbox, umbrellas, grids, trigger)      $35

LED package (4 Fovitec 900 panels)    $35

Color LED accent lights (3 20 watt panels)    $20

9′ color Seamless paper     $10

Grip assistant (can set up/move/break down, not a lighting tech or photographer)  $20/hour (2 consecutive hour minimum)

Lighting assistant (qualified photo lighting assistant)    $40/hour

Primary Photographer/Photography instructor    $75/hour


341 South Avenue 17 #A, Los Angeles CA 90031

Load in instructions 

Free street parking is available on Avenue 17 and adjoining streets. You will be let in at your booking time. Do not being loading in while other clients are in studio.