1427 W. 9TH St. Suite 505, Kansas City, Missouri, 64101

Welcome to Motive, Kansas City’s Leading Media Production & Event Space! This exceptional 5000sqft facility is strategically located in the heart of the vibrant Crossroads District in downtown Kansas City. Perfectly tailored to meet the needs of marketing agencies, brands, and content production houses, Motive offers a professional environment for all your media production requirements.

Spread across two spacious floors, Motive exudes elegance with its hardwood flooring, complemented by gorgeous furniture and custom sets. The studio is meticulously equipped with top-of-the-line amenities to enhance your production experience. Our extensive range of studio lighting includes industry-standard Westcott strobes, Aputure continuous lights, and much more. With an array of light modifiers, C-stands, and grip equipment, you’ll have everything you need to bring your creative vision to life.

When it comes to convenience, Motive has you covered. Benefit from private access to the space, complete with a loading dock and a freight elevator for hassle-free equipment transportation. You’ll find street-level access with secure entry, ensuring the utmost security for your valuable assets. Need a break or a quick bite? Take advantage of our small kitchen, equipped with a full-size refrigerator, mini fridge, shop sinks, and a microwave.

Comfort is key at Motive. We offer private bathrooms on each floor, ensuring a pleasant and exclusive experience for you and your team. Our space has been trusted and booked by renowned brands such as Nike, Udemy, CBS Sunday Morning, The New York Times, Indeed, Vice Media, TLC, and many more. You’ll be in excellent company, and our low noise and traffic environment make Motive ideal for professional interviews and leaving a lasting impression on your clients.

Whether you’re shooting commercials, conducting interviews, hosting events, or executing content campaigns, Motive is your go-to destination for all your media production needs. Experience the perfect blend of style, functionality, and professionalism at Motive, and elevate your creative endeavors to new heights. Contact us now to secure your booking and unlock limitless possibilities in Kansas City’s premier media production space.

Motive is also a partnered brand with local marketing agency Haze Media Group, and the leading music production facility in Missouri, Unlabeled Music Services. Our goal is to enhance Kansas City through relentless innovation in the creative community. We lead by example and focus on three core tenants that make our brands successful:

The Customer Experience Defines the Brand

Efficiency & Organization Fosters Underdeveloped Markets

Develop Story First, Products Second.

We’re always excited to partner with local brands, agencies, and individuals looking to enhance their creative work. Please feel free to reach out to us with any additional questions.
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Additional Services

Content | Branding | Advertising

Motive is more than just a photography space; We offer a unique opportunity to gain valuable knowledge in content creation, branding, and marketing. With an agency partner, we’re able to develop full-service solutions for brands and businesses. Take a look at some of our offerings below:

Video Production


Graphic + Motion Graphic



Brand Strategy

Brand Vision Consultation

Brand Identity + Naming

Brand Management

Brand Refresh


Text Message Marketing

Influencer Marketing & Activatons

PPC & Lead Generation