About Contra Studios

Contra Studios is a multi-arts production, photo, and video studio located in Chelsea, NYC. Our 5,000 square foot facility boasts an open loft space with two seperate cyc wall studios (including a sound stage) perfect for film, photography, production, and events. Beautiful bright open shoot rooms, professional staff, and pro gear with all of the amenities needed for a wide variety of productions. Our newly built kitchen is fully functional includes a 36″ Gaggenau convection oven, 30″ induction stove top, and pro cookware. Two passenger elevators and a freight which opens direct to the floor insures a smooth work day. If you are looking for NYC Green Screen studio rentals or the best NYC Photo Studio to rent, give us a call.  

Studio A is our daylight studio with an 18′ x 43′ one corner cyc-wall, 11.5′ ceilings, exposed brick, and natural light. This room is perfect for fashion shoots, still life, e-commerce, and two camera interviews. 

Studio B is a 3 wall, pre-lit soundproof soundstage, measuring 20′ x 43′, suitable for a variety of productions.  Amenities include a grid, 120 amps of power, and ceiling mounted acoustic panels. 

Contra is the only studio in Manhattan that offers clients a private floor with two cyc wall stages and a 2,000 sqft staging area. One stage rental gives you two shoot rooms- allowing clients to shoot photos and video in both Studio A & Studio B simultaneously. 


141 West 28th Street 11th Floor, New York NY 10001

new floorplan

— Private Floor with key code entry, no lobby attendant, and a small staff insures maximum privacy for high profile clients

— Whether you rent Studio A or Studio B, you’ll be guaranteed private use of the main area

— Fully functional kitchen makes food shoots simple. Or just enjoy utilizing a beautiful kitchen during your shoot

— Our one rental per client policy insures that no other clients will be in the common area during the shoot

— Lowest price stage rental per square foot of any studio in NYC

— Package Rental Deals 30% lower then from rental houses
Conveniently located on 28th st bet 6th and 7th Ave next to the 1 train, and close to all major subways / PATH. 

For more information about our Manhattan studio please see FAQ, call 646.926.7819 or email [email protected]