Canadian studio facilities, their specs and features

British Columbia Ontario Nova Scotia Alberta QuebecBRITISH COLUMBIAAcklands Ltd.Burnaby, b.c.Contact: Mitchell Cramp(CB Richard Ellis)Tel (604) 662-5172Fax (604) 684-9368Specs:Soundstage 1 - 40,000 sq. ft.Soundstage 2 - 30,000 sq. ft.Special features: 20,000 sq....

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Acklands Ltd.
Burnaby, b.c.
Contact: Mitchell Cramp
(CB Richard Ellis)
Tel (604) 662-5172
Fax (604) 684-9368
Specs:
Soundstage 1 – 40,000 sq. ft.
Soundstage 2 – 30,000 sq. ft.
Special features: 20,000 sq. ft. of office space, 20,000 sq. ft. construction/paint shop, 10 loading bays
Range: series
Major project: Nothing Too Good For a Cowboy
Annex Studio
Burnaby, b.c.
Contacts: Roger Humphries or Cheryl Taylor
Tel (604) 421-8205
Fax (604) 421-8208
Specs:
Soundstage: 93,00 sq. ft., (2,350 sq. ft. fenced outdoor compound)
Special features: 3000 sq. ft. of office space and support rooms, 40 X 60 floating grid.
Range: commercials, series, features
Major projects: Hasbro, Mattel, Mazda, Lotto 649
B.B. Studios
Burnaby, b.c.
Contact: Dennis Rudd
Tel (604) 689-7572
Fax (604) 689-7573
Specs:
Studio 1 – 8,687 sq. ft. freezer stage
Studio 2 – 8,759 sq. ft. cooler stage
Studio 3 – 3,907 sq. ft. cooler stage
Range: commercials, series, features
Major project: The Crow (series)
The Bridge Studios
Burnaby, b.c.
Contact: Susan Croome
Tel (604) 482-2000
Fax (604) 482-2007
Specs:
Soundstage 1 – 9,000 sq. ft.
Soundstage 2 – 15,700 sq. ft.
Soundstage 3 – 12,000 sq. ft.
Soundstage 4 – 15,000 sq. ft.
Soundstage 5 – 12,500 sq. ft.
Soundstage 6 – 12,500 sq. ft.
Special features: effects stage: 40,400 sq. ft., 50 ft. clear span suitable for large-scale sets and effects.
Range: series, features
Major projects: Dudley Do-Right, The Outer Limits, Stargate, Poltergeist – The Series
The Burnaby Studio
Burnaby, b.c.
Contact: Dennis Rudd
Tel (604) 689-7572
Fax (604) 689-7573
Specs:
Soundstage 1 – 8,649 sq. ft. (to grid)
Special features: construction space for grips, lighting, props, screening room
Range: commercials, series, features
Major projects: Beautiful Joe, The Guilty, The Net
Eagle Creek Studio
Burnaby, b.c.
Contact: Mitchell Cramp
(CB Richard Ellis)
Tel (604) 662-5172
Fax (604) 684-9368
Specs:
Soundstage 1 – 17,000 sq. ft.
Soundstage 2 – 17,000 sq. ft.
Special features: 5-acre site, 5,500 sq. ft. warehouse space, 10,000 sq. ft. of production offices.
Range: commercials, series, features
Major projects: Flight 180
Eastlake Studios
Burnaby, B.C.
Contact: Hugh McClelland
Tel (604) 421 5119
Fax (604) 421 1958
Specs:
Studio 1. – 50,000 sq ft
Studio 2. – 22,000 sq ft.
Special features: full construction shop, parking on site, 20,000 sq. ft. production offices
Range: features, MOWs, series
Major projects: Nothing Too Good For a Cowboy,
First Light Studios
Burnaby, b.c.
Contact: Trevor Baines
Tel (604) 438-9312
Fax (604) 438-9320
Specs:
Studio 1 – 9,000 sq. ft.
Special features: wraparound cyc, 50 x 35 cyc wall.
Range: commercials, videos, mows
Major projects: Lincoln-Mercury, Radio Shack, Coca Cola, Microsoft
Lake City Studios
Burnaby, b.c.
Contact: Dennis Rudd
Tel (604) 689-7572
Fax (604) 689-7573
Specs:
Stage 1 – 9,600 sq. ft.
Stage 2 – 12,000 sq. ft.
Stage 3 – 14,400 sq ft. (mos stage)
Special features: dock and grade level loading, mill space
Range: series, features
Major projects: Stargate, SG1
M.C. Studios
Burnaby, b.c.
Contact: Dennis Rudd
Tel (604) 689-7572
Fax (604) 689-7573
Specs:
Stage 1. – 7,150 sq. ft. soundstage
Stage 2. – 5,500 sq. ft. mos stage
Stage 3. – 2,500 sq. ft. freezer stage
Range: commercials, series
Major project: Addams Family
Meier Studios
North Delta, b.c.
Contact: Dennis Rudd
Tel (604) 689-7572
Fax (604) 689-7573
Specs:
64,000 sq. ft., 100 ft. ceilings total clear span (a-frame building)
Special features: an additional 114,000 sq. ft. extension near completion
Range: series, features
Major projects: The 13th Warrior
Nootka Studios
Vancouver, b.c.
Contact: David Raglin
Tel (604) 926-5641
Fax (604) 926-6276
Specs:
Stage 1 – 17,000 sq. ft.
Stage 2 – 16,000 sq. ft.
Special features: post-production area with two editing suites, dubbing room and common work area, art department, welding shop, wardrobe.
Range: commercials, series,
features
Major projects: Sliders, Beggars and Choosers
North Shore Studios
North Vancouver, b.c.
Contact: Peter Leitch
Tel (604) 983-5555
Fax (604) 983-5554
Specs:
Soundstages 1, 2, 3, 6 – 14,657 sq. ft.
Soundstages 4, 5 – 11,030 sq. ft.
Special features: mills and support facilities, William F. White, Sim Video online film services, Pinewood Sound
Range: features, series
Major projects: Harsh Realm, Up Up and Away, Shiney New Enemies, Reindeer Games
Shavick Entertainment
Vancouver, b.c.
Contact: Stephen Cholakis
Tel (604) 874-4300
Fax (604) 874-4305
Specs:
Soundstage 1 – 10,000 sq. ft.
Soundstage 2 – 800 sq. ft.
Soundstage 3 – 3917 sq. ft.
Soundstage 4 – 39,000 sq. ft. (carpentry shop)
Special features: Four editing suites, camera trucks, free-standing police station, two police cars, hair/makeup
trailers.
Range: commercials, series,
features, mows
Major projects: Darklings (mow), Heavens on Fire (mow), Spiral Staircase (mow)
Shooters Production Services
Burnaby, b.c.
Contact: Martin Hendriks
Tel (604) 437-9037/1-800-567-0037 Fax (604) 434-0038
Specs:
Studio: 4,000 sq. ft.
Special features: 40 x 20 hard wall cyc, adjustable lighting grid
Range: commercials, music videos
Major projects: Pepsi, 54-40 video
Tan Studios
North Vancouver, b.c.
Contact: Randy Tan
Tel/Fax (604) 980-8363
Specs:
Studio a – 4,800 sq. ft.
Studio b – 6,200 sq. ft.
Special features: Due to the location in Vancouver’s industrial area, the studios are often used to build sets; paint department, construction shop.
Range: commercials, series, features
Major project: Flight 180
Vancouver Film Studios
Vancouver, b.c.
Contact: Sacha McLean
Tel (604) 687-1144
Fax (604) 687-6020
Specs:
Studio a – 27,840 sq. ft.
Studio d – 22,270 sq. ft.
Studio f – 13,500 sq. ft.
Studio h – 31,680 sq. ft.
Special features: 25,900 sq. ft. construction building, fenced production lot.
Major projects: Secret Agent Man, Da Vinci’s Inquest
The Peace Arch Entertainment Studio
Vancouver, b.c.
Contact: Rebecca Paterson
Tel (604) 681-9308
Fax (604) 681-3299
Specs:
Stage – 8,000 sq. ft.
Special features: shop, storage, laundry, convenient location, production offices, kitchen
Range: commercials, mows, series
Major projects: Dead Man’s Gun, First Wave
W.C. Studios
Burnaby, b.c.
Contact: Dennis Rudd
Tel (604) 689-7572
Fax (604) 689-7573
Specs:
25,500 sq. ft.
Special features: racket courts, locker rooms
Range: commercials, series,
features
Major project: Cold Squad

ONTARIO
Cinespace Studios Management
Toronto, Ont.
Contact: Nick Mirkopoulos
Tel (416) 406-4000
Fax (416) 469-5975
Special features: Combined office space of 100,000 sq. ft. with wardrobe, set storage departments, carpentry shops, also air-conditioned and furnished. 150 parking spaces.
Cinevillage
Toronto, Ont.
Contact: Renato Dumlao
Tel (416) 461-8750
Fax (416) 466-9612
Specs:
Studio d – 9,600 sq. ft.
Studio e – 9,600 sq. ft.
Special features: support facilities, 20 ft. x 12 ft. x 10 ft. pits in each studio, cyc
Range: commercials, series, features
Major project: Traders
Harbourside/ShowLine
Toronto, Ont.
Contact: Peter Lukas
Tel (416) 778-7379
Fax (416) 778-7380
Specs:
7k – 7,000 sq. ft.
11k – 11,000 sq. ft.
14k – 14,000 sq. ft.
Special features: dining services
Range: commercials, series,
features
Major projects: X-Men, Blues Brothers 2000
Kleinburg Studios/Cinespace
Kleinburg, Ont.
Contact: Nick Mirkopoulos
Tel (416) 364-1964
Fax (416) 469-5975
Specs:
Studio 1 – 50,000 sq. ft.
Studio 2 – 50,000 sq. ft.
Special features: Studio 1 has 60 ft. x 90 ft. cyc. Both have drive-in loading door with access to large carpentry shop.
Range: commercials, series,
features
Major project: Who Will Stop The Rain?
Lakeshore Studios
Toronto, Ont.
Contact: Eric or Bob Mischuk
Tel (416) 252-5212
Fax (416) 252-5214
Specs:
8,814 sq. ft.
Special features: hard-wall cyc, full scissor lift, dressing and makeup rooms, catering
facilities
Range: commercials
Major projects: Canada Post, Campbells/nfl, Pampers, IKEA Germany, Yokohama Tires
Marine Terminal 28/Cinespace
Toronto, Ont.
Contact: Nick Mirkopoulos
Tel (416) 364-1964
Fax (416) 469-5975
Specs:
Studio 1 – 10,000 sq. ft.
Studio 2 – 30,000 sq. ft.
Studio 3 – 15,000 sq. ft.
Studio 4 – 35,000 sq. ft.
Special features: wardrobe, makeup
Range: commercials, features, series, mows
Major projects: Bless The Child, Frequency, The Corruptor
News Theatre
Toronto, Ont.
Contact: Rick Muller
Tel (416) 361-0070
Fax (416) 361-6250
Specs:
2,600 sq. ft.
Special features: 125 theatre-style seats; fully loaded with sets, cameras and control room access; dressing room and green room
Range: commercials, series, features
Major projects: Naked City, Twitch City, Straight Up, Hard Wood, A Travesty
Oxford and Milton Stages/ShowLine
Etobicoke, Ont.
Contact: Peter Lukas
Tel (416) 778-7379
Fax (416) 778-7380
Specs:
Oxford Stage – 4,030 sq. ft.
Milton Stage – 5,400 sq. ft.
Special features: complete support facilities, hard-wall cycs, divided with wall in middle which can be opened up
Range: features, commercials, videos
Major projects: Fuzzpaws, Zoboomafoo
TrinityStudios/ShowLine
Toronto, Ont.
Contact: Peter Lukas
Tel (416) 778-7379
Fax (416) 778-7380
Specs:
Maxi stage: 8,320 sq. ft.
Mini stage: 1,700 sq. ft.
Special features: soundproofed, fully powered grid, cyc, extensive support facilities
Range: commercials, series,
features
Major projects: The Skulls
Studioasis
Scarborough, Ont.
Contact: Gord Brodie
Tel (416) 285-1111
Fax (416) 285-9617
Specs:
Stage a – 12,600 sq. ft.
Stage b – 12,600 sq. ft.
Stage c – 4,800 sq. ft.
Special features: hard-wall cycs
Range: features, commercials, series
Major projects: Noddy, Four Seasons, Polka Dot Shorts
The Toronto Film Studios
Toronto, Ont.
Contact: Ken Ferguson
Tel (416) 406-1235
Fax (416) 406-6964
Specs:
Stage 1 – 10,700 sq. ft.
Stage 2 – 2,900 sq. ft.
Stage 3 – 12,000 sq. ft.
Stage 4 – 23,000 sq. ft.
Stage 5 – 5,000 sq. ft.
Stage 6 – 7,500 sq. ft.
Stage 7 – 7,800 sq. ft.
Stage 8 – 12,500 sq. ft.
Stage 9 – 24,500 sq. ft.
Stage 10 – 7,200 sq. ft.
Stage 11 – 3,800 sq. ft.
Stage 12 – 3,200 sq. ft.
Stage 13 – 1,500 sq. ft.
Stage 14 – 2,200 sq. ft.
Stage 15 – 2,800 sq. ft.
Special features: largest stage in Canada with the highest ceiling, transferring one stage into a commercials only studio, airplane cabin set, cargo bay set, cockpit set, air traffic control tower, makeup and dressing rooms
Range: commercials, series,
features
Major projects: The Corrupter, Three Miles Apart, FX: The Series, Mimic
Wallace Avenue Studios
Toronto, Ont.
Contact: Lillyann Goldstein
Tel (416) 537-3471
Fax (416) 532-3132
Specs:
Stage 1 – t-shaped 4,000 sq. ft.
Stage 2 – 1,350 sq. ft.
Stage 3 – 1,000 sq. ft.
Special features: full catering facility on site.
Range: commercials, videos, features, series
Major project: Amigo & Me, Motel, Gzowski in Conversation with. . .

NOVA SCOTIA
Cinesite
Dartmouth, n.s.
Contact: Nadine Haliday
Tel (902) 468-1118
Fax (902) 468-3535
Specs:
Soundstage 1 – 4,374 sq. ft.
Soundstage 2 – 3,300 sq. ft.
Soundstage 3 – 800 sq. ft.
Special features: production equipment, camera rental, offline editing suites, production finance services, 6,200 sq. ft. of flexible production space.
Range: commercials, series,
features
Major projects: To Catch a Falling Star, Writer’s Block
Electropolis Studios
Halifax, n.s.
Contact: Robert Power
Tel (902) 429-1971
Fax (902) 429-1471
Specs:
Stage 1 – 11,600 sq. ft.
Stage 2 – 2,900 sq. ft.
Stage 3 – 2,784 sq. ft.
Stage 4 – 2,320 sq. ft.
Special features: Stage 1 is fully floodable, has large pit and cyc and crane; Stage 2 is fully floodable; Stages 3 and 4 have programmable grid; equipped with a dock on Halifax Harbour; offers shop mooring capabilities
Range: commercials, series,
features
Major projects: Lexx, Made in Canada
Mill Cove Park
Hubbards, n.s.
Contact: Michael Montgomery
Tel (902) 857-1133
Fax (902) 857-1133
Specs:
Studio a – 6,000 sq. ft.
Studio b – 5,600 sq. ft.
Special features: six-acre film production campus
Range: series, videos, mows
Major projects: Made in Canada, Celtic Electric
Tour Tech East
Dartmouth, n.s.
Contact: Peter Hendrickson
Tel (902) 468-2800
Fax (902) 468-8833
Specs:
Studio 1 – 9,375 sq. ft.
Studio 2 – 3,750 sq. ft.
Special features: open web steel girders ceiling; full audio and lighting services
Range: commercials, videos, features, mows
Major projects: Pit Pony, Beefcake

ALBERTA
Allarcom Studios
Edmonton, Alta.
Contact: Doug Steeden
Tel (780) 436-1250
Fax (780) 438-8495
Specs:
15,000 sq. ft. soundstage, 36 ft. open-span ceiling
Special features: eight-foot deep tank for underwater scenes, special effects.
Range: commercials, features, mows, series
Major projects: Mentor, Snowday
Calgary Forces Base Studio
Calgary, Alta.
Tel (403) 246-6476
Fax (403) 686-6624
Specs:
Studio 1 – 9,600 sq. ft.
Studios 2-6 – 50,000 sq. ft.
Special features: former military base on over 200 acres, office space, construction area, wardrobe, pool, offices of afc and dgc on site; William F. White complex on site
Range: commercials, features, mows, series
Major projects: Shanghai Noon, The Virginian, Just A Kid, Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (series)
CL Western Studio and Backlot
Calgary, Alta.
Contact: Richard Clark
Tel (780) 271-0534
Specs:
2,000-acre back lot
24 complete finished buildings, 13 with finished interiors, one facade
60 ft. x 40 ft. soundstage with 18 ft. ceiling
Special features: western town, props, set dressing, wrangling services, horse teams, fully powered
Range: commercials, series, features, mows
Major projects: Shanghai Noon, The Jack Bull

QUEBEC
Cine Cite Montreal
Saint-Hubert, Que.
Contact: Martin Fontaine
Tel (450) 926-2463
Fax (450) 926-3937
Specs:
Studio 106-a – 10,625 sq. ft.
Studio 106-b – 12,500 sq. ft.
Studio 108 – 15,000 sq. ft.
Range: commercials, series,
features.
Major Project: Diva
Cite du Cinema
(Locations Michel Trudel)
Montreal, Que.
Contact: Michel Trudel
Tel (514) 866-2170
Fax (514) 866-0909
Specs:
Studio a – 9,000 sq. ft.
Studio b – 9,000 sq. ft.
Studio C – 14,370 sq. ft.
Studio D – 4,000 sq. ft.
Studio E – 12,00 sq. ft.
Special features: equipment rental
Range: commercials, series, features
Major projects: Nuremberg, Battlefield Earth, Pluto Nash
JPL Video
(Tele-Metropole)
Montreal, Que.
Contact: Jean St. Pierre
Tel (514) 598-2939
Fax (514) 526-3740
Specs:
Studio a – 10,810 sq. ft.
Studio b – 4,565 sq. ft.
Special features: computerized lighting console
Range: series, commercials, features
La Maison du 7 Art
Saint-Laurent, Que.
Contact: Jean-Marc Cote
Tel (514) 747-0767
Fax (514) 747-3646
Specs:
Studio 1 – 7,200 sq. ft.
Studio 2 – 2,500 sq. ft.
Special features: equipment rental, carpentry shop
Range: commercials, series,
features
Major projects: Free Money, Affliction, Soldiers of Fortune
Moli-Flex White
Montreal, Que.
Contact: Jacques Auclair
Tel (514) 939-1989
Fax (514) 939-0137
Specs:
14,000 sq. ft.
Special features: grip, electric camera equipment
Range: commercials, series
Major project: Reseaux I, II
PMT Video
Montreal, Que.
Contact: Benoit Gratton
Tel (514) 522-5553
Fax (514) 522-5971
Specs:
4,800 sq. ft.
Special features: direct link to satellite service, digital video control room, three Sony digital cameras, control/editing room for live to tape.
Range: tv, commercials, industrial video
Major projects: Cher Olivier, La Petite Vie
Studio La Salle
(Covitec Eclair 50%, Moli-Flex White 50%)
La Salle, Que.
Contact: Daniel Martineau
Tel (514) 364-1874
Fax (514) 364-1594
Specs:
Studio 10 – 10,500 sq. ft.
Studio 11 – 10,500 sq. ft.
Studio 14 – 14,000 sq. ft.
Special features: Ikegami triax studio cameras, adjustable lighting grid, cranes, dollies, fully remote-control camera heads, makeup area, storage areas.
Range: commercials, series, features
Major projects: Reseaux, Just For Laughs, Histoires de filles, Tohu bohu, La Petite vie
Studio Centre Ville
Montreal, Que.
Contact: Alain Marcil
Tel (514) 878-3456
Fax (514) 878-9542
Specs:
Studio a – 3,410 sq. ft.
Studio b – 1,925 sq. ft.
Special features: audio post service, computerized lighting grid
Range: series, commercials
Major project: Icci Homo
Studio Saint-Martin
Montreal, Que.
Contact: Albert Ezerzer
Tel (514) 849-1351
Fax (514) 849-3350
Specs:
Studio a – 7060 sq. ft.
Studio b – 7038 sq. ft.
Range: commercials, series, f
eatures
Studio Saint-Paul
(Moli-Flex White)
Montreal, Que.
Contact: Jacques Auclair
Tel (514) 939-1989
Fax (514) 939-0137
Specs:
5,000 sq. ft.
Special features: equipment rental
Range: commercials
Major project: Kellogg’s
Studio Shanda
Montreal, Que.
Contact: Martine Tremblay
Tel (514) 843-8762
Fax (514) 843-8706
Specs:
1,200 sq. ft.
Special features: online
and offline editing equipment, audio suite, rentals, crew.
Range: documentaries, commercials
Major projects: New Frontiers, Space Horizons
Transimage
Ste-Foy, Que.
Contact: Norm Couture
Tel (418) 522-1055
Fax (418) 522-8146
Specs:
location shoots
Range: series, corporate, commercials
Major Project: Capal’est, Ca C’est des Vacances