about us

UMSJATKA studios are both high-end and affordable photography and film rental studios in the city of Amsterdam. Ideally positioned in the centre of the city, within walking distance from Central Station and housed within a former secret Church – we're also located on one of the most beautiful canals within the City. All studios are fully stocked with the latest rental equipment, lighting and set building facilities. This combined with decades of in-house shoot and production expertise from our Umsjatka team makes for a seamless creative process. 

Each day our personal chef is available to prepare fresh, healthy meals on request. Whether you're producing photo or film shoot, we can provide tailored support to ensure individual wishes and exacting requirements are satisfied. We can also arrange for professional assistance from all fields of production.

UMSJATKA combines purpose driven professionalism with an inspiring atmosphere. It makes us a first choice hire Studios for both local and international fashion photographers, film makers, artists and a breadth of other creative professionals. 

what they say :-)

“This place is awesome, so bright and centrally located”

“Wow I love their fresh Coffee served by that hunk named Shady”

“Its so close to my hotel I love the walk home after a long tiring shoot.”

“They have a full working Kitchen and chef, hence there catering is seriously good” 

Studio 01

STUDIO 01 is one of the most practical rental studios in the centre of Amsterdam. Wide garage doors provide easy access for cars and large sets, we can also offer on-site car parking for up to 2x vehicles. A total floor space of c. 400 m². Our regular layout provides 170 m² of shooting area, including a private make-up/ styling area and direct access to our coffee bar and dining section. Whether you are producing photo or film, we provide tailored support to meet your needs.

Studio 02

STUDIO 02 has a total floor space of approx. 110 m² with two indoor parking spots on request. 75 m² of shooting area with an adjoining private make-up/styling area, easy access to our coffee bar and dining area. On request, our personal chef can prepare fresh, healthy meals whenever needed. Whether you are a photo or film production, we will provide tailored support to meet your needs. We can also arrange for professional assistance or a dedicated studio manager. 

Studio 08

Located in the vibrant Westergas Area, studio 08 offers you full creative freedom. Fully renovated in 2020, our 360° infinity curve studio is available either un-manned, accessible by digi-code or with an experienced studio manager. Studio 08 is the only Amsterdam studio of his size featuring a seamless white wall that covers the full height, width & depth of the space.

equipment rental

UMSJATKA can arrange for any photo, film, lighting equipment or other gear and/or technical services. We have a love and knowledge for equipment and regularly draw on a wide network of dedicated professional production partners to make sure that the creative process is as smooth as possible.

If you can't see what you need? On request we'll arrange any other necessary hire equipment and services. UMSJATKA has its own extensive equipment depot and network of resources. We sell the complete colour range of background paper, gaffa tape and most other consumables.
We facilitate digital photography. We can arrange for SR Digital Operators and computer work stations, laptops, calibrated monitors and capture cables etc.

on location

For shooting on location, lighting and equipment is rented in combination with a photo assistant or/and a digital operator from Umsjatka Studio. Other rental options without an assistant or operator are possible, get in touch to discuss your needs.

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Stepping in to UMSJATKA you'll find our vibrant coffee bar and large dining area:
Our attention to detail doesn't stop at supporting shoots, we are famous for keeping crews going with our exceptional coffee. Each day our personal chef can prepare fresh, healthy meals. You have a choice of three different set menus and on request we can also offer special catering arrangements for personal or dietary requirements. 

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flex desks within an old secret church
Our premises are located within an old secret church, just a few steps away from the famous Noordermarkt and Haarlemerdijk. The building combines a modern, purpose built layout with a unique history. This beautiful, light filled area is both spacious and practical with a distinguishing landmark rarely found in a commercial building. This a special opportunity to be part of a creative and exciting environment.


Please feel free to contact us any time by mail or by phone or otherwise. For bookings as well as for questions:

Brouwersgracht 130-134
1013 HA Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Zeebergweg 8
1051 DE Amsterdam
The Netherlands

[email protected]
+31 (0)20 7779990