Stage 1

Stage 1 is the flagship sound stage, setting the scene for the entire studio experience and perfectly suited to modern filmmaking.

Stage 1’s water pit was transformed into a magical mermaid’s grotto for the feature, The King’s Daughter (The Moon and The Sun) and in Ghost Rider, Nicholas Cage rode on waterStage 1 has seen Spike Jonze’s beautiful snow sequences for Where the Wild Things Are and Guy Pearce and Katie Holmes being scared to death in a reconstructed haunted house in Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark

Stage 1 is a large blank canvas offering the opportunity to rig almost anything and create a dramatic atmosphere for any large scale event. In 2018 Microsoft hosted a tech summit in Stage 1, featuring an auditorium, casual dining restaurant and a hardware showcase, while at other times Stage 1 has been used for fashion shows, television commercials and as a sport stadium.

Stage 1 specifications:

Stage 1 is equipped with an ‘I’ beam grid system and catwalks that allow a uniform distribution load of 480 kilograms per square metre (98 pounds per square foot). The stage features silent air-conditioning and sound attenuation of 50dB(a) minimum. A large waterproof pit is located near the centre of the stage for wet and dry filming.

Ground Floor Annex 

  • 2 Production Offices
  • 1 Make-up Room
  • 2 Star Dressing Rooms
  • 1 Green Room
  • Large Wardrobe Area
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry
  • Holding Bay
  • Showers & Bathrooms

Production Offices

The upper floor houses two large partitioned offices, totalling 420 square metres (4,552 square feet) with kitchens and bathrooms. The production offices can be hired separately from the stage.

 

  • Download Admin Ground Floor

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  • Floor Area:
    2,323 m2 (25,000 ft2)
    Dimensions
    57 x 40.9 x 14.7 m (187’ x 134’ x 48’)
    Power:
    3 Phase 415v @ 2,000 amps /phase
    Electrical Distribution:
    Multiple 3 phase 415v and single phase 240v outlets to industry standards
    Floor:
    Painted concrete
    Floodable Pit:
    18 x 12 x 3 m (59’ x 39’ x 10’) (with Plywood cover)
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