Event/Training Space - The Animation Collaborative

1185 Park Avenue, Emeryville, California 94608
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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! 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.

General Details

Type :Professional Training/School

Floor Level : 1

Room Size :3200 sq ft

Supported Room Configurations

Boardroom : 10

Classroom : 10

Open: 125

Workspace : 10

Theatre : 40


  • Windows
  • Heat
  • AC
  • Bathroom
  • Elevator
  • Kitchen
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tables / Chairs
  • Permanent Stage


  • Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Whiteboards
  • Built-in AV
  • Built-in Screens
  • LCD Projector
  • Overhead Projector
  • Conference Phone
  • Video Conferencing


  • In house


Free parking nearby.

Special Restrictions

WEEKEND RATES: $135/hour, 3 hour minimum or $575 daily CLEANING FEE: $75 for any event that includes food/beverage Restrictions: • The Animation Collaborative hosts animation and art classes in the evenings on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the year. Any rentals on these weekdays are restricted to the hours of 9am - 5pm. • Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are more flexible. • Please contact us with any rental request - there may be times when a classroom is not in use during the week! • Renters are allowed on site 30 minutes ahead of scheduled time to configure the room to their needs. • There are also 30 minutes allotted at the end of each rental for any clean up and break down. • Rooms MUST be returned to original configuration if changed and all trash MUST be placed in one of the provided trash cans. All renters are required to return The Animation Collaborative to the state at which it was received, to the best of their abilities. All food and beverage must be disposed of prior to renter’s departure. • No smoking is allowed on premises. • The Animation Collaborative reserves the right to refuse any rental based on proposed Facility Use. All renters must sign a Facility Use Agreement clearly stating their intended use for the space. Cancellation Policy: Cancellations are subject to a forfeiture of the non-refundable deposit. If Cancellation is more than seven (7) days prior to the scheduled date of use, Applicant may request to reschedule the event and move the deposit to the new date, at the sole discretion of The Animation Collaborative. If the Cancellation is within six (6) days of the scheduled date of use, Applicant must pay fifty percent (50%) of the total facility use fee as stated above, unless The Animation Collaborative is able to rent the facility to another party at the same date and time for at least the same facility use fee.

3 hour min

AMENITIES(flat rate)

Theatre set up for Lobby
DVD player


Insurance Required
No smoking allowed
Wireless available

Cancellation Policy

90% back 7 days out

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