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The front exterior of Lane Street Studios in Upper Hutt. A veranda with a name sign sits over the glass front doors. White planter boxes sit out front.

Lane Street Studios

Lane Street Studios offers a 10-acre private, secure site with 6,300 square metres (67,800 square feet) of production and workshop spaces. The site has two purpose-built sound stages, covering 4,666 square metres (50,309 square feet), and 1,753 square metres (18,744 square feet) of B stages.

The studios offer modern, flexible, and functional spaces in a beautiful park-like setting. With diverse shooting locations nearby. There is access to 18,580 square metres (200,000 square feet) of extra spaces for backlot, storage, and car parking. A wide range of ancillary production support businesses are also in the area.

A 30-minute drive from the heart of Wellington and 45 minutes from the airport, Lane Street Studios offers everything you need to make your next production.

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Highlights

  • Two brand-new and purpose-built sound stages (50,309sqft/4,666sqm) including:
    • full grid with grid-level dimmer room and interconnecting doors between stages
    • green, white, and solid screens
    • goods lift
    • full air handling system
    • transformer room.
  • A screening room featuring 25 seats with a Christie CP4415 Laser Projector and a QSC Q-SYS Audio system, 7.1 surround sound and extra projector port glass.
  • More than 19,000sqft / 1,800sqm of furnished office space, which includes a digital suite for VFX, editing, data wrangling or any digital work that requires a dark space.
  • B Stages or workshops (18,744sqft / 1,741sqm) including:
    • four dock ways
    • brand new Spraybooth
    • compressed air.
  • A costume and props workshop and camera store featuring ample storage, a camera testing station, and a lens chart.
  • Laundry facilities include dryers, washing machines, and dye vats with extraction.
  • Open plan costume department with sewing machines, overlockers, vacuum bed, ironing boards, irons, mannequins, and a fusing press. There’s ample storage for fabric and garment racks. A separate fitting room is next to the costume department.
  • Makeup features two washing stations, compressed air, a domestic washer and dryer, and 12 stations with lights and benches.

Sound stages

Sound stages Kauri Stage (K Stage) Miro Stage (M Stage)
Total Area 25,649sqft / 2,382sqm 25,641sqft / 2,382sqm
Length 196ft / 60m 196ft / 60m
Width 125ft / 38m 125ft / 38m
Height to ceiling 56ft / 17m 56ft / 17m
Height to grid 39ft / 12m 39ft / 12m

B Stages and workshops

B Stages/ Workshops Kiwi Studio Moa Studio
Total area 8,446sqft / 792sqm 10,298sqft / 961sqm
Height to ceiling 13ft / 4m 13ft / 4m
Aerial shot of Lane Street Studios in Upper Hutt.