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Discover the perfect film and tv studio for your next production. Melbourne offers a range of studios for all sizes and types of productions. Start your search around the Central Business District for a studio ready to help you get those cameras rolling!

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Film and TV Studios Hire Guide

Hire a fantastic studio for your next film or tv production in this great Australian city! A popular location for filming, this city has many production facilities and studios for hire. Whether you are searching in the Central Business District or further afield in the South or the East of Melbourne, you will find the perfect location for your production. 

Film and TV Studios in Melbourne FAQ

Where in Melbourne can I find film and TV studio options?

You can find most film and tv studios in the downtown area of the city. The largest, with six stages and a workshop, is located in the redeveloped precinct of The Docklands. Nearby Port Melbourne offers several options, including sound studios. Other studios are in the easily reached West Melbourne suburb of Yarraville. South Melbourne down through to St Kilda are also excellent areas for investigation and have several studios of various sizes. Looking farther afield, Forest Hill, Richmond and Thornbury have options for studio hire that are not so susceptible to downtown traffic. 

How much does it cost to rent a film and TV studio in Melbourne? 

Rates for hiring a film and tv studio in Melbourne will vary depending on the size and complexity of the studio you hire. You can expect to pay around $300 for a half-day session and around $500 for a full-day dry hire of smaller to medium-sized studios. After-hours filming rates can cost around $350 for 3 hours. For larger studios, dry hire costs will start at $850 for half-day and $1300 for a full day. There are optional extras for larger studios that can be added to the costs, including air conditioning, cyclorama, lighting grids, projection rooms, and additional workspaces.

What equipment should a film and tv studio offer?

When hiring a film and tv studio, expect to spend time looking through various dry hire options. Some studios may include basic lighting rigs, monitors, and extra spaces for rehearsals, makeup, art workshops, or wardrobe rooms. However, this depends on the studio, and offers do vary widely. If these are not included in the hire package, studios usually provide the option to hire them on an item-by-item basis. More technical equipment and lighting are not usually included in the price. However, studios can help you arrange the hire of any needed equipment separately.

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