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Shadowbox Studio is a photo & video shooting space located at 900 East Club Boulevard, Unit 2200-D (inside the new Ample Storage complex) in Durham, North Carolina.

Perfect for portraits, product photography, interviews, voice overs, movie screenings, workshops, auditions, small events, spy club meetings, and whatever you can dream up.

Amenities include 25’ x 30’ shooting/activity space (with 14’ ceiling), voice recording area, parking lot, internet access, restroom, climate control, lobby/green room.

Rates start at $100/day for studio space, with options for renting gear, crew, and post-production services.

Contact us to find out more and schedule a tour.



Thu Mar 22 – 7:00 pm
Movie Loft presents Wake in Fright
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Movie Loft ventures down under in March with a screening of the 1971 thriller Wake in Fright. It's brews and 'roos with Donald Pleasence and Gary Bond, one of the sweatiest and most intense films from Australia, or anywhere.

From a 1961 novel by Kenneth Cook, and directed by Ted Kotcheff (Weekend at Bernie's, First Blood, etc.), the story follows a schoolteacher stranded in a speck of a town in the Outback where things go blisteringly wrong. A nightmare of violence and alcohol, and one of the mightiest gems of the 70s!

To help wash down the dust we'll have some choice Aussie punk and rock tunes, starting at 7, along with a smattering of delectable hot dogs. Movie to begin around 8, with more records afterwards.

Free, donations appreciated. BYO or sample what's on-hand!

Sun Apr 8 – 7:00 pm
Unexposed presents
Single Frame Festival

Which may or may not be an experimental response to another local film event happening concurrently.

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Sat March 31 & Sun Apr 1
Duke MFA | EDA Thesis Show
poem of H.O.M.E.
by Summer Dunsmore
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poem of H.O.M.E. is a video installation by writer and filmmaker Summer Dunsmore of Duke's MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program.

Drawn from a speculative future, the audience is invited to move through and embody the first-person narrative of Sibley Greene: a cyborg figure portrayed in a stream of poetic vignettes, computer code, and video projection.

Working at the intersections of immersive video art, abstract storytelling, and corporeal soundscape, poem of H.O.M.E. explores the relationship to our own virtual bodies, allowing the individual to interpret the sensations of a "human.oid" consciousness: to become part-human, part-machine.

Reception: 7:30 - 9:30 pm each night
Show times: Sat Mar 31- 8:30 - 11:30 pm
Sun April 1 - 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Fri Apr 13 – 8:00 pm
Layabout 10th anniversary show:
Spider Bags, Wes Coleman, Wigg Report, 300 Dog Night
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10 years ago, Craig Layabout had a housewarming party with a few bands. Sixty or so house shows took place at Layabout from 2008-2012. Durham changed, everyone got older, but this music still fucking rules and DIY shows are the most fun.

Spider Bags (6 or 7 Layabout shows)

John Wesley Coleman III (2 or 3 Layabout shows)
The Wigg Report (5 or 6 Layabout shows)
300 Dog Night (newish band that woulda fit right in at a Layabout show)

$10 suggested, all ages, BYOB or sample what's on hand.