Pocket Films sat down, virtually, to talk with Martin Kempton, the man behind the unique web site TV Studio History. The site is a treasure trove of information about TV and film studios in the UK that Martin has documented during his long career as a TV cameraman, lighting director and cinematographer. He launched the…

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The Midlands has gained a brand new state-of-the-art film studio. Kinetics Space boasts one of the largest infinity cove studios in the UK, a 23m-wide shooting space they have nicknamed ‘The Big One’. Their second studio, due to open in summer 2021, also has a nickname; ‘The Green One’. This green screen infinity cove offers…

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Here is The Studio Map’s partial list of UK studios – and expanded facilities – due to open in 2021 and beyond. The list and links are all under review as planning & construction progresses. I welcome updates and revisions. New stage expansion is planned at these studios: The Bottle Yard Studios • Pinewwod Studios•…

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For anyone hunting for an elusive studio, here’s a list of UK facilities that have closed their doors in recent years. Or maybe not… some studios go dormant and some get reopened under a new name. The following studios look to be closed but we welcome updates and corrections here. • h Club Studio (formerly…

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Inside the banks of the old Brooklands Racetrack just outside of London, is Brooklands Studio, a new secure and private studio space. Growing out of a highly-regarded and established production technical team, the facility offers a fully adaptive and rentable studio space with the unique additional offering of world-class technical delivery allowing your ideas to…

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Two new significant studios spaces operated by Troubadour Theatres are open for hire in 2021. A brand new film studio complex in North London is Troubadour Meridian Water Studio. The soundproofed studios are located on a 155,073 ft2 plot in Enfield, North London, offering extensive space for workshops, offices, parking and load-ins. The site offers…

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Two facilities operated by Production Park join The Studio Map – “spaces for a variety of uses including music & theatre production, show and band rehearsals, film and television and serviced conferences and events.” Starting with the first purpose-built arena-sized production facility back in 2005, their facilities were strengthened by the merger of LS-Live and…

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