Rental Rates

We welcome you to take a look at our stock, but we request you make an appointment. Oliphant is a working studio, so floor space may be limited.

Film, Television, Video, Internet Usage

$565 for up to 3 days; $725 per week; $150 each additional day

Print Advertising / Catalogue

$440 for up to 3 days; $605 per week; $100 each additional day

Display, Event and Trade Show Usage

$440 for up to 3 days; $605 per week; $100 each additional day


$335 for up to 3 days; $560 per week; $100 each additional day

Prop Art

$225 per week


$335 for up to 3 days

Volume Discounts

There is a 10% discount when 3 or more drops are rented simultaneously.

Rental Terms and Conditions

1.) The client takes full responsibility for and expenses of proper transportation of rented materials to and from Oliphant Studio.

2.) Once rented material is transported from Oliphant Studio, the Client obligates him/herself to full payment of the applicable rental fee and full compliance with the terms and conditions herein. 

3.) In the event of loss, theft or damage, the Client is liable for the replacement or damage fee, which is to be determined upon assessment of the backdrop in question.

4.) The Client will provide Oliphant Studio with proof of compliance with the agreed upon usage of the rented material by means of tear sheets, chromes or negatives.

5.) All drops, whether or commissioned or rented, remain the exclusive property of Oliphant Studio.

Commissioned Rentals or Outright Purchase

We offer hand painted custom backdrops and floor pieces for our clients. Our custom drops are available on a short term basis and also for outright purchase. Prices vary according to the specifications of the each job and we will be happy to talk with you about your specific project and provide a quote. We look forward to collaborating with you.


We offer domestic shipping for all of our clients and can refer you to several reputable companies if international shipping is required for your backdrop. Please call or email us for more information.

For any questions regarding our international shipping services, please call or email us.

Clients are welcome to use our messenger service at an additional fee within the five boroughs in Manhattan, (please call for rates), or can arrange their own pickup and return.

Shipping rates are subject to change without notification.

If unforeseen fees are incurred during the shipping process, the client is solely responsible for paying the difference.