Gryp = Collaborative Media Creator Community

The Port Workspaces in Oakland, CA hosts a new community studio aptly named, the Port Studio for photo, video and audio creators!

The new Port Studio features 3 colored backdrops, 3 video lights, 2 tripods and 2 stools for your in-house media productions!

The new Port Studio features 3 colored backdrops, 3 video lights, 2 tripods and 2 stools for your in-house media productions!

COMMUNITY + COLLABORATION + CO-WORKING = GRYP

In partnership with the Port Workspaces, BHMC has collaborated to offer the new Port Studio, located at 344 20th St. location in downtown Oakland, CA. This new studio space offer professionals, businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs a new opportunity and resources to create engaging multimedia (photo, video, audio) content all in-house. Our partnership with the Port supports the over 600 active community members and also extends into the local business community!

BHMC is offering three distinct options for Port community members and the wider local community to leverage:

  1. Port community members will Reserve the Port Studio (as you would any conference room), complete with photo/video backdrops, 3 lights and 2 tripods (gear all free to use for members), soon to be listed here on Liquidspace. 

  2. Rent Pro Gear from BHMC including: Sony's 24mp and full-frame A7 II camera body with a 24-70mm lens, a Sony flash, options for a Sennheiser Lavalier mic, boom mic and 2 photo strobes (member discounted rates listed below) for you! 

  3. Get BHMC media strategy and photo/video/audio production support* including effective and efficient multimedia plan, video scripting, photo/video production, media editing and online channel development for sharing.  

                                                 *Membership rates dependent upon productions custom needs.

REVIEW THE OPTIONS BELOW AND CONTACT US FOR MORE INFO


The Port Studio comes complete with green/white/black fabric backdrops for your self-managed photo / video productions or audio podcast recordings. It studio includes 3 diffused video lights on stands, and 2 Bogen tripods for all members to leverage for their own self-managed productions. Simply reserve the Studio (like a conference room) on Liquidspace, click here! 

We are now offering Port and local business community members full service professional video production and photography sessions at the new Port Studio and on-location here at the Kaiser location.

Contact us here so we can learn more about your needs. 


BAY AREA GEAR RENTAL OPTIONS


GRYP MEDIA CREATORS • MEETUP GROUP

 

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Past Gryp Media Creators Meetups: 

√ Leveraging Media for Leadership at NewCo Bay Area

√ Live Streaming + Greenscreen Overview at Puble Studios, SF

√ Creating LIVE Stories on Instagram + Snapchat at Port Workspaces

√ Boost Your Biz Media Strategies at WeWork in Berkeley

√ Meet the Creators: Spotlight on California + SoulBeat TV

 


 

 

 

 

 

FOLLOW JARED BRICK ON SNAPCHAT @JRADBRICK

 

 

Gryp Media Creators Meetup at Port Workspaces roof deck area... all kinds of media creators attended! 

Gryp Media Creators Meetup at Port Workspaces roof deck area... all kinds of media creators attended! 

Local team of video and podcasters in Oakland, CA at Gryp Meetup

Local team of video and podcasters in Oakland, CA at Gryp Meetup


A CREATORS DILEMMA

Media Creators often work in silos, often alone, cut off from others to collaborate with. They are seeking support, creative inspiration and a new community to collaborate with.  

Meet Our Solution...

Gryp locations are local media hubs for photographers, videographers, audio techs, editors, enthusiasts and develop a supportive creative collaborative community to support them! 

Gryp locations are local media hubs for photographers, videographers, audio techs, editors, enthusiasts and develop a supportive creative collaborative community to support them! 

GRYP (pronounced grip) is a member based multimedia production community, created to provide an increased opportunity and support network for:

 √ Videographers

√ Media Editors

√ Still Photographers

√ Audio Professionals

 √ Creatives & Enthusiasts

Our goals are to build new business connections, reduce overhead costs and provide a shared collaborative workspace for increased growth. This bold creator community is supported by a collective of multimedia professionals, with access to shared production media equipment and educational resources!

 

 

GRYP communities serve local business communities as a media hub resource centers and memberships can apply to all locations!


GRYP has roots in Oakland, CA started at the Supernatural Factory, a creative media space... now based in the Port Workspaces in Oakland, CA

GRYP has roots in Oakland, CA started at the Supernatural Factory, a creative media space... now based in the Port Workspaces in Oakland, CA

COLLABORATION + MOTIVATION

Creativity • Freedom • COMMUNITY • CO-WORKING 

GRYP is inspired by the hardest working multimedia creators, motivated by a desire to evolve creative productions by leveraging shared skills + building new relationships. By 2020, over 40% of the workforce will be freelancers, temps, independent contractors and solo-preneurs, 78% of co-workers now are under the age of 40%. People want to love their workspace, interact with others and feel more confident in their skills.Below are some impressive co-working related data that is sure to inspire! 

  • 92% of co-workers LOVE their space
  • 91% have better interactions with others
  • 90% feel more confident
  • 70% feel an increase in well-being
  • 87% start a project with another co-worker
  • 60% become more effective
  • 50% make more money

Statistics provided by Kumu Thrive - GRYP Market Study 2015


The always dynamic and shifting San Francisco Bay Area is our home!

The always dynamic and shifting San Francisco Bay Area is our home!

SF BAY AREA COMMUNITY

Gryp members are professionals and enthusiasts leveraging a variety of media skills, values alignment and a desire to develop strong community. Members share multimedia skills within the community, as well as, into each local community. Members are encouraged to share knowledge, educate, inspire and offer rental of personal production equipment within the community. Our content and productions seek to be transformative in nature, revolutionary and inspiring content.Learn more about our target marketing of members:

  • Pro Video Creators - Avg. age 38, 90% male, $85k income, shoot +4 times per week, seeks professional studio, rentals / community
  • Pro Photographers - Owns pro gear, avg. $65k income, shoots 2-3 per month, needs studio/rentals, seeking collaboration/community
  • Independent Filmmakers - 50/50 men to women, directors, producers or DPs, avg. $50k per year, seeking mentoring/community
  • Audio Pros + Editors - Seeking more full-time project work, own professional audio equipment, seeking new business leads/community
  • Assistants, Artists + Creatives - Seeking more part-time incomes, desire to learn, seeking creative outlets/community

arket and demographic information provided by Kumu Thrive, read more in the Gryp Market Study


Creator Opportunities

Gryp members can earn increased revenue by: referring new business leads and existing clients for complimentary projects (ex. a photographer recommending a video editor), renting of the production spaces and members own equipment (P2P person to person - such as cameraLends.com). By collaborating and referring we can all WIN! Try it today. 

Gryp Structure

GRYP was created by Brick House Media Co {BHMC} and managed by founding director, Jared Brick. GRYP communities may provide rent-able multimedia production equipment and studio space for the 3 core mediums (photo, video, audio).  Production equipment may be comprised of member’s own professional gear for rental, and location specific owned media rental equipment. Do it!


GRYP VISION


Multimedia productions will become a shared collaborative experience, as content producers transforms our media driven culture. The Gryp mission is to inspire media creators, build a community of professionals, lower media barriers, increase opportunities, educate and evolve productions. Join Gryp’s media revolution today!


GRYP OAKLAND

Brick House Media Co is now based inside the PORT WORKSPACES in Downtown Oakland. In July 2016, the first Gryp Media Creators Meetup for this new community took place and many since then. Please stay tuned and follow us on the following social channels for updated information.

FOLLOW ON Twitter+ INSTAGRAM   @GrypMEDIA

The Port Studio is a new Gryp community space for photo, video and audio creators to support professionals and create "gripping" content!

The Port Studio is a new Gryp community space for photo, video and audio creators to support professionals and create "gripping" content!

344 20th St. Oakland, CA 94612 inside Port Workspaces

MORE CONNECTIONS

GRYP Startup profile: angel.co/gryp

Advisory Group : Kumu Thrive

Founder + Managing Director: Jared Brick


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