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Studio Rentals

Our dedicated animation studios and specialized facilities provide a creative working environment for our Producing Members.

Rentals

Studio Rentals

Studio rentals are available only to Quickdraw Animation Society Producing Members in good standing or our partner non-profit organizations. Prices are held below market rates to support independent and community animation projects in Calgary and the province of Alberta. We are NOT a commercial rental house. Any for-profit, industry or commercial bookings are subject to approval and higher market-comparable rates.

If you have any questions regarding Quickdraw and facilities and for all related inquiries please contact the Production Director Erin Saunders at production@quickdrawanimation.ca or call (403) 261-5767.

Subsidized rates available, subject to approval by QAS staff.

A photo of an audio mixing studio

Studios For Rent:

More info on our available studios below:

First floor Mac Pro audio suite for recording voices, mixing, mastering and editing.

Includes:

  • Mac Pro
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Antelope audio Discrete 4
  • MIDI keyboard
  • Aston Stealth condenser microphone for voice capture
  • Various mixers and microphones

First floor 8′ x 11.5′, 92 square foot private studio. Good for stop-motion, larger paper-based under-camera projects, craft or material-based work.

Includes:

  • iMac 4K
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Toon Boom Harmony
  • Dragonframe
  • Blender
  • Maya
  • TVPaint
  • DSLR camera and downshooter
  • Additional animation equipment available upon request for additional cost

Oxberry Master Animation Stand – 16mm or 35mm analog film shooting ONLY. First floor.

Includes:

  • LED Panel lights
  • Film winders
  • Multiplane glass available

DISCLAIMER: iMac, Dragonframe and DSLR available but set up for FILM PRODUCTION ONLY. iMac does not have Creative Cloud. Adobe CS5 only.

Second floor, 7′ x 8.5′, 60 square foot private studio. NO GEAR INCLUDED.

Additional equipment available upon request for additional cost

Second floor production hot desks with modular, floor-to-ceiling cubicle walls. Perfect for a digital animation workspace.

Includes:

  • iMac 4k 27″
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Toon Boom Harmony
  • Wacom Cintiq
  • Additional animation equipment available upon request for additional cost

Second floor PC Hot Desk for VR and Motion Capture project work.

Includes

  • Windows 10
  • HTC Vive
  • Steam VR
  • Microsoft Kinect (2 available)

Houses our Ditogear Animator Cube camera armature. Specialized for 3D stop motion animation production.

Includes

  • 2020 27" iMac
  • Dragonframe
  • Blender
  • Canon EOS R camera with stop-motion firmware upgrade
  • Various Canon and Nikon lenses
  • LED panel lights
  • Sawhorse legs for sets

Rent a space

Interested in renting one of our studios? Check to see our current availability and then submit a request! Please note: Requesting a space does not guarantee your rental. We will get back to you as soon as we can to confirm the details.