Spaces

The facility

Ready for all levels of production

Formerly the Howard Hughes Airport, YouTube Space LA is located in the Playa Vista area of Los Angeles and covers nearly 41,000 square feet. YouTube Space LA contains large production stages, green screens, cameras, lights, sound gear, electrical and grip equipment. We also offer post-production resources ranging from private editing suites to voice-over recording booths. It’s all available at no charge if your channel has at least 10,000 subscribers.

Amphitheater

Outdoor Amphitheater

  • 25k Lumen 1080p Projector
  • Seats up to 200 people
  • Distributed Stereo Audio Distribution
  • Best used during evening hours.
  • Parking lot can also be used for productions with permission.
Amphitheater

Outdoor Amphitheater

  • 25k Lumen 1080p Projector
  • Seats up to 200 people
  • Distributed Stereo Audio Distribution
  • Best used during evening hours.
  • Parking lot can also be used for productions with permission.
Lobby hallway

Lobby/Reception Area

  • 36-Screen Monitor Wall (Plays up to 288 Simultaneous YouTube Videos)
  • 22k Lumen 2k Projector
  • 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Communal Tables, Chairs and Couches
  • Production or Event Crafty Kitchen & Standing Tables
  • Arcade Game & Photo Booth
  • Large Elephant Door (Opens to about 18 feet high, for easy load in/load out)
  • Can be used for events, screenings, workspace, meetings, or productions.
Lobby monitor wall

Lobby/Reception Area

  • 36-Screen Monitor Wall (Plays up to 288 Simultaneous YouTube Videos)
  • 22k Lumen 2k Projector
  • 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Communal Tables, Chairs and Couches
  • Production or Event Crafty Kitchen & Standing Tables
  • Arcade Game & Photo Booth
  • Large Elephant Door (Opens to about 18 feet high, for easy load in/load out)
  • Can be used for events, screenings, workspace, meetings, or productions.
Lobby workspace

Lobby/Reception Area

  • 36-Screen Monitor Wall (Plays up to 288 Simultaneous YouTube Videos)
  • 22k Lumen 2k Projector
  • 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Communal Tables, Chairs and Couches
  • Production or Event Crafty Kitchen & Standing Tables
  • Arcade Game & Photo Booth
  • Large Elephant Door (Opens to about 18 feet high, for easy load in/load out)
  • Can be used for events, screenings, workspace, meetings, or productions.
Lobby couches

Lobby/Reception Area

  • 36-Screen Monitor Wall (Plays up to 288 Simultaneous YouTube Videos)
  • 22k Lumen 2k Projector
  • 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Communal Tables, Chairs and Couches
  • Production or Event Crafty Kitchen & Standing Tables
  • Arcade Game & Photo Booth
  • Large Elephant Door (Opens to about 18 feet high, for easy load in/load out)
  • Can be used for events, screenings, workspace, meetings, or productions.
Lobby

Lobby/Reception Area

  • 36-Screen Monitor Wall (Plays up to 288 Simultaneous YouTube Videos)
  • 22k Lumen 2k Projector
  • 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Communal Tables, Chairs and Couches
  • Production or Event Crafty Kitchen & Standing Tables
  • Arcade Game & Photo Booth
  • Large Elephant Door (Opens to about 18 feet high, for easy load in/load out)
  • Can be used for events, screenings, workspace, meetings, or productions.
Lobby

Lobby/Reception

  • 36-Screen Monitor Wall (Plays up to 288 Simultaneous YouTube Videos)
  • 22k Lumen 2k Projector
  • 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Communal Tables, Chairs and Couches
  • Production or Event Crafty Kitchen & Standing Tables
  • Arcade Game & Photo Booth
  • Large Elephant Door (Opens to about 18 feet high, for easy load in/load out)
  • Can be used for events, screenings, workspace, meetings, or productions.
Lobby high table

Lobby/Reception Area

  • 36-Screen Monitor Wall (Plays up to 288 Simultaneous YouTube Videos)
  • 22k Lumen 2k Projector
  • 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Communal Tables, Chairs and Couches
  • Production or Event Crafty Kitchen & Standing Tables
  • Arcade Game & Photo Booth
  • Large Elephant Door (Opens to about 18 feet high, for easy load in/load out)
  • Can be used for events, screenings, workspace, meetings, or productions.
Lobby

Lobby/Reception Area

  • 36-Screen Monitor Wall (Plays up to 288 Simultaneous YouTube Videos)
  • 22k Lumen 2k Projector
  • 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Communal Tables, Chairs and Couches
  • Production or Event Crafty Kitchen & Standing Tables
  • Arcade Game & Photo Booth
  • Large Elephant Door (Opens to about 18 feet high, for easy load in/load out)
  • Can be used for events, screenings, workspace, meetings, or productions.
Conference room

Conference Room

  • 8-person wooden conference table
  • USB printer
  • Conference phone
  • Mounted monitor with HDMI or Mini-DV connection
  • Can be used for production meetings and/or video production.
Screening room

Screening Room

  • 11k lumen 4k projector
  • 7.1 surround sound
  • Seats 47
  • Includes presentation podium
  • Used for workshops, screenings, events and/or video production
Stage 1

Stage 1

  • 4,500 usable sq ft (~5k total sq ft)
  • Wrap-around 360 catwalk
  • Black, green, blue and ivory curtains
  • 19’ lighting grid
  • Plywood floors
  • 800 amps of company switch power
  • Dimmers and distribution options
  • Up to 64 studio lights (LEDs and Tungsten)
  • 10’ x 10’ studio door
Stage 4

Stage 4

  • ~2,000 sq ft
  • Black, green, blue and ivory curtains
  • 22’ lighting grid
  • Plywood floors
  • Dimmers and distribution options
  • Up to 17 studio lights (LEDs and Tungsten)
Screening room

Screening Room

  • 11k lumen 4k projector
  • 7.1 surround sound
  • Seats 47
  • Includes presentation podium
  • Used for workshops, screenings, events and/or video production
Stage 1

Stage 1

  • 4,500 usable sq ft (~5k total sq ft)
  • Wrap-around 360 catwalk
  • Black, green, blue and ivory curtains
  • 19’ lighting grid
  • Plywood floors
  • 800 amps of company switch power
  • Dimmers and distribution options
  • Up to 64 studio lights (LEDs and Tungsten)
  • 10’ x 10’ studio door
Makeup room

Make Up Rooms

  • Rooms are attached to a full bathroom with toilet and shower
  • Mirrors are surround by incandescent bulbs
  • Make-Up Room 1 (pictured) has 1 makeup station, 1 chair and 1 sink
  • Make-Up Room 2 has 2 makeup stations, 2 chairs and 1 sink
Green screen

Stages A, B & C

  • ~300 sq ft each
  • Black wrap-around curtains
  • 16’ lighting grid, pre-lit with dimmers
  • 16’ painted cycloramas (Stages A & B are painted green; Stage C is painted white)
Stage 2

Stage 2

  • ~2,200 sq ft
  • Black, green, blue and ivory curtains
  • 19’ lighting grid, pre-lit with dimmers and distribution options
  • Plywood floors
  • Up to 73 studio lights (LEDs and Tungsten)
Stage 2

Stage 2

  • ~2,200 sq ft
  • Black, green, blue and ivory curtains
  • 19’ lighting grid, pre-lit with dimmers and distribution options
  • Plywood floors
  • Up to 73 studio lights (LEDs and Tungsten)
Loading door

Stage 1

  • 4,500 usable sq ft (~5k total sq ft)
  • Wrap-around 360 catwalk
  • Black, green, blue and ivory curtains
  • 19’ lighting grid
  • Plywood floors
  • 800 amps of company switch power
  • Dimmers and distribution options
  • Up to 64 studio lights (LEDs and Tungsten)
  • 10’ x 10’ studio door
Stage 2

Stage 2

  • ~2,200 sq ft
  • Black, green, blue and ivory curtains
  • 19’ lighting grid, pre-lit with dimmers and distribution options
  • Plywood floors
  • Up to 73 studio lights (LEDs and Tungsten)
Stage 3

Stage 3

  • ~1,200 sq ft
  • Black, green, blue and ivory curtains
  • 19’ lighting grid, pre-lit with dimmers and distribution options
  • Plywood floors
  • Up to 31 studio lights (LEDs and Tungsten)
  • Southern-facing wall is sound-proof glass, looking out into the lobby
Stage 3

Stage 3

  • ~1,200 sq ft
  • Black, green, blue and ivory curtains
  • 19’ lighting grid, pre-lit with dimmers and distribution options
  • Plywood floors
  • Up to 31 studio lights (LEDs and Tungsten)
  • Southern-facing wall is sound-proof glass, looking out into the lobby
Crows nest

Crows Nests

  • Lofted areas with couches for interviews, meetings, etc.
  • 2 crows nests (East & West) located in the common hallway of the Space
Edit bays

Edit Bays

  • 10 iMac editing stations
  • Communal workspace for easy collaboration
  • Card readers
  • SSD readers
  • Software includes Adobe Creative Suite 6, Final Cut X, audio sweetening, and color correction software
Edit suite

Edit Suites

  • 10 Edit Suites
  • MacPro Towers & Monitors
  • Software includes Adobe Creative Suite 6, AVID Media Composer, Final Cut X, audio sweetening, and color correction software
  • 4 suites with 4k capabilities
  • 4 suites with RED capabilities
  • 2-screen monitor walls
  • 1 Ikegami color-critical monitor
  • Can add audio mixer and/or Ross Carbonite switcher for control room functionality
Production control room

Production Control Room

  • 10 touch-screen monitors
  • Autocue prompter
  • 2ME Production Switcher
  • 13-screen customizable monitor wall
  • HyperDecks for records
  • Riedel Intercoms
  • Ikegami camera controls
  • Ross Xpression graphics
Control room

Audio Control Room

  • Lawo MC² 66 with 48 faders
  • ProTools Software
  • 5-screen customizable monitor wall
  • 360 systems instant replay & digicart
Stage 3

Stage 3

  • ~1,200 sq ft
  • Black, green, blue and ivory curtains
  • 19’ lighting grid, pre-lit with dimmers and distribution options
  • Plywood floors
  • Up to 31 studio lights (LEDs and Tungsten)
  • Southern-facing wall is sound-proof glass, looking out into the lobby