The Animation Collaborative

1185 Park Avenue Emeryville, CA
Max Capacity: 150 people
Looking for a great venue for your next meeting, offsite, or event? The Animation Collaborative offers a professional work environment and event space steps from Emeryville restaurants and shops! We are a state-of-the-art educational facility specializing in art and animation instruction led by industry professionals, and we’re looking to host your next event! In the past, The Animation Collaborative has hosted small meetings, team-building exercises/offsites, presentations, baby showers, birthday parties, and a fantasy baseball draft party! We have everything you need to make your next meeting or party a success - or provide you with a quiet, private working environment for your small business or startup! The Animation Collaborative offers evening workshops from 6-10pm on Mondays - Thursdays. We are looking to rent the space during the day and/or on weekends. Rentals are limited to the hours of 9am-5pm on Mondays - Thursdays. All renters must complete a Facility Use Agreement. The Animation Collaborative is located across the street from Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, CA. Within walking distance, you will find a wide variety of restaurants, a drug store, and a USPS/UPS drop-off. The Animation Collaborative is also very close (within walking distance if you choose) to Best Buy, Target, Office Depot, and many other large chain stores. The closest BART station is MacArthur, and the Emery-Go-Round shuttle (free!) picks up right outside of The Animation Collaborative, and across the street at Pixar (depending on which direction you need to go). The shuttle runs every 10-20 minutes and is free of charge. There is ample street parking available outside of The Animation Collaborative - parking is free and the majority of the spots are not limited by time. Information about Individual Rooms: • Classroom 1 (425 sq. ft) features 6 comfortable couches and access to additional folding chairs, seating up to 25. Classroom 1 can be used as a training room, classroom, presentation space, or review space for film production. The training room is equipped with a Cintiq, Mac Mini, laptop hookup, digital projector, large projection screen, and sound system. Couches cannot be removed. Light control is located next to the presentation desk. Seating is theatre-style. • Classroom 2 (425 sq. ft) features 4 long desks seating 8 in comfortable wheeled office chairs, plus desk with Cintiq, Mac mini, laptop hookup, digital projector, large projection screen, and sound system. Classroom 2 also features 3 large pin boards and a large white board. There are also two small desks that can be easily moved to seat an additional 2 people. All tables and wheeled chairs can be removed from this room to make an open space. Wooden drawing horses are on-site for figure drawing classes. Light control is located next to the presentation desk. Default configuration is classroom but tables and chairs can be reconfigured/removed. • Classroom 3 (218 sq. ft) is a smaller conference room seating 9 at a conference table. Classroom 3 is equipped with Cintiq, Mac mini, laptop hookup, digital projector, large projection screen, pin boards and white boards. Seating is boardroom/conference/workspace. • Lobby: The lobby can be converted into a classroom/presentation space with advanced notice only. The lobby area can accommodate up to 40 folding chairs and a presentation desk. The lobby is equipped with an HDMI, ethernet hookup, digital projector and large projection screen for presentations. Speakers can be provided upon advanced request. Light control is available for overhead lighting; curtains and blinds installed for natural light control.
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  • Max Number of People for an Event: 150
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