About Contra Studios

Contra Studios is a multi-arts production, photography, and video studio located in Chelsea, NYC. Our 5,000 square foot private floor has two separate cyc wall studios, including a pre-lit 2 corner soundstage. We have bright open shoot rooms, a professional staff, and pro gear with all of the amenities needed for any pro production. Our newly built kitchen includes convection ovens, stove top, and cookware. There are two passenger elevators along with a large freight ensuring an easy shoot day. Since 2011, Contra has been one of NYC’s best options for Photo and Video shoots.  

If you are looking for a soundstage, a NYC Green Screen studio rental or the best NYC Photo Studio, give us a call. And click here to download our latest capabilities deck PDF.

Studio A is our daylight studio with a 43′ x 18′ one corner cyc-wall, 11.5′ ceilings, exposed brick, and natural light. This room is perfect for fashion shoots, still life, and e-commerce. Black out shades give you full lighting control.

Studio B is a 3 wall, pre-lit soundproof soundstage (green or white) measuring 43′ x23′  Amenities include a grid, 200 amps of power, and ceiling mounted acoustic panels limiting any echo. An exposed brick provides a second option.

Contra Studios offers clients two separate cyc wall studios on your own exclusive, private floor. Clients have the option to shoot video and photography simultaneously with one rental. Or utilize the extra space for talent or wardrobe.


— Private Floor with key code entry and a small staff insures maximum privacy for high profile clients

— Whether you rent Studio A or Studio B, you’ll be guaranteed to be the only client in the space on your shoot day

— Fully functional kitchen makes food shoots simple- or just enjoy a beautiful kitchen for the crafts table

— Our ‘One Client Per Day’ policy insures no other production will coincide with your shoot

— Grip gear package and lights included with your rental and additional gear available at discounted rates          

— Conveniently located on 28th st bet 6th and 7th ave near all major subways, Penn Station & PATH. 

For more information please see the FAQ, call 646.926.7819, or email:  info@contrastudios.com