Manchester Studio Hire

Convenient, comfortable, fully equipped studios. Your choice of 3 shooting spaces.

Infinity Cove

Large sound dampened cyclorama for whatever your imagination can conjure

Hush - The Sound Proof Studio

Fully soundproof for sets and pieces to camera.

Go Live

Green screen soundproof space designed for live streaming and interviews.

Studio Hire Manchester

At Galleon Studios we welcome video production, film, television and live streaming projects. We’re proud to have over 80 5-star Google Reviews and are committed to helping you deliver your project by offering our amazing facilities, kit, crew in our Manchester studio spaces.

We not only provide 3 first-class filming studios in Manchester, (as well as a Podcast Studio!) but we also offer crew hire and the most comprehensive kit hire list imaginable.

We’re primarily, but not exclusively, a green screen studio. We offer free lighting in all every studio. What’s more we have everything else you need to hand. That includes cameras and mics, autocues, live mixers, motion control cameras and a variety of chroma key props like treadmills, turntables and live keyers. The latter enables you to see your production take shape as you shoot.

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Galleon Studios has not only an enviable reputation but location too, being just off the M62 in North Manchester.  It’s in an ideal venue for filming with easy access to the motorway, Manchester city centre, the Airport and the rail network. Furthermore many Manchester city centre studios suffer from noise pollution and extortionate parking charges, often unloading is a nightmare and we, for one, would prefer that wasn’t the first stress to your filming day. As such we offer ground floor access, ample parking and it’s free at our Manchester hire studio.

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The Right Studio Space.

Whether you’re filming product videos, e-learning, interviews for TV or documentary, live streaming or need studio space to build a set then Galleon has it all. Our studios have been used by the major broadcasters, global blue-chip companies, and creatives. They’ve leaned on our skills and know-how to craft their vision and make great video content that ticks all the boxes.

You’ll have seen our studios on TV shows, commercials, music videos, short films, promos, training videos and more and not even know it. You name it; it’s all been filmed in our unique venue under our soundproof roof.

Studio Lighting Included.

What’s more our studios are fully kitted. Lighting is included as standard for every hire with our spaces being pre-lit. That’s right. Walk-in, flick a switch (or two, or three) and achieve a nice even lighting style for your project. Need to supplement the built-in studio lighting then we offer all our lighting including Gemini Litepanels, free of charge with every hire.

Fully Equipped Filming Studios.

Need more than just lights? Galleon have it all. As well as 4k cameras (including the Sony PMW-FX9) we have outstanding lav and boom mics, fantastic autocues, jaw-dropping live keyers, amazing motion control tracks and more superb (and superlative) kit. You’ll find complete details of our hire kit and equipment all in the brochure download section on this page. It’s not unheard of for clients and crews to rock up with no kit of their own and rely solely on our tech and expertise to get exactly what they were after.

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With 15 years in the video production industry, we know what works and doesn’t work in a studio environment. Our studio is made by professionals for professionals. As such we’re proud to offer 3 unique studio spaces that can handle the most complex filming productions. Our famous Manchester Infinity Cove is a clean perfect space ideal to conjure whatever your imagination can dream up. Don’t need green? Need white? Need a set? No problem we have the capacity and skills to transform the studio space to suit your video production.

Dry Hire The Studio.

The studios can be dry hired using your own kit and crew to do your own thing. As such you can use the studios, changing rooms, make-up rooms, sound system, wifi and all the facilities as though they’re your very own. If you’re shooting for multiple days you can store equipment overnight in our secure filming facility.

Endless Studio Possibilities.

Our infinity cove studio is able to accommodate most sizes of production and cater for any type of shoot; from high-end drama to training workshops. While our Manchester soundproof studio is completely isolated from outside noise meaning uninterrupted recordings of live TV, video lectures, complex interviews or VO.  Our third studio; The Live Suite features both an infinity cove and soundproof studio in a self contained building. It was specially built as the ideal live streaming venue. All our spaces offer ample protection from the outside world with insulated ceilings, thick walls on an overall quiet trading estate. Not to mention we also don’t believe in an 8-hour day so there’s no rushing you in an out. That’s because we offer the extra time of an industry standard 10-hour day as standard.

As well as being fully equipped for filming we have clothing rails, ironing board, clothes steamers. We can also recommend accommodation catering options and even source transport for your production.

 

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About The Studios

Infinity

Our Infinity cove studio

Ideal studio for: Multiple people on green or white screen or large sets.

What’s included when you hire the infinity cove studio?

  • 10 Hour day.
  • Lights.
  • Freshly Painted Cove.
  • Electricity.
  • 3 Phase Power.
  • Teas, Coffees, Biscuits & Sweets!
  • Grip + Gels.
  • Make-up Room.
  • Changing Room.
  • Lounge.
  • Garden.
  • Kitchen Facilities.
  • Drive-In Access.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Studio Manager.
  • First Aider.
  • Music Playback.
  • Netflix, Amazon TV, Nintendo Switch.

The infinity cove film studio is our main filming space. It has a large green screen filming area to realise your vision:

  • 2 Sided Infinity Cove
  • 6.5m x 7.6m x 4.1m high

What’s filmed here: 
Perfect studio for Live events, commercials, films, TV (from drama to kids programming), product demonstrations, vehicles, conferencesmusic videos, VR, AR, & set builds. Can be used as a photo studio.

Who’s filmed here: Cbeebies “Something Special”, “Thumbelina”, “Spotbots”, “Andy And The Band”,  BBC “Match Of The Day”, Channel 4 “Dispatches”, ITV “Crosse & Blackwell Field To Bowl”, Future Of Life Institute “If Human: Kill”, BT Sport, AO, Victoria Plumb, RWM, Samsung, Kitchens Plus, Bathrooms Plus, Pretty Little Thing, “The Endeavour Experience AR”, “Peacehall AR Trail”, Rezzil VR and more.

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Hush – The Soundproof Studio

 

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Hush

The Soundproof Studio

Ideal studio for: Small sets and pieces-to-camera.

What’s included when you hire the soundproof studio?

  • 10 Hour day.
  • Lights,
  • Electricity Included.
  • Free Parking.
  • Teas, Coffees, Biscuits & Sweets!
  • Grip + Gels Included.
  • Make-up Room.
  • Changing Room.
  • Lounge.
  • Garden.
  • Kitchen Facilities.
  • Ground Floor Access.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Studio Manager.
  • First Aider.
  • Music Playback.
  • Netflix, Amazon TV, Nintendo Switch.

The soundproof film studio is one of only 2 fully soundproof facilities in the northwest.

  • Plastered walls
  • 7m x 4.5m x 3.1m high

What’s filmed here: 
Perfect studio for Interviews, e-learning, documentaries, commercials, product demonstrations, How To Videos & set builds. Can be used as a photo studio.

Who’s filmed here: Bravo TV “Below Deck”, BBC “The Windermere Children”, “Tony Bellew Is Angry”, “Footballs Darkest Secret”, Disney+ “Limitless”, ITV “Real Housewives”, “The Comedy Years”, CBBC “Making A Scene”, “Blue Peter 60th Birthday”, Channel 4 “Mystery Of The Man On The Moor”, “Back To The…”, MTV “Geordie Shore OGs”

The Live Suite Studio

The Live Suite

The Live Streaming Studio

Ideal studio for: Virtual events, Green screen interviews and Pieces To Camera

What’s included when you hire the Live Suite studio?

  • 10 Hour day.
  • Lights.
  • Freshly Painted Cove
  • Pre-Lit.
  • Electricity Included.
  • Free Parking.
  • Teas, Coffees, Biscuits & Sweets!
  • Grip + Gels Included.
  • Kitchen Facilities.
  • Shower.
  • Ground Floor Access.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • 100mbps Up and Down Wired Internet.

The Live Suite Studio was specially built as the perfect space for  live events. It is fully soundproof.

  • 3-Sided Infinity Cove.
  • 4.1m x 4.6m x 3.6m high

What’s shot here: 
Live events, Interviews, e-learning, product launches, VR, AR content, green screen photo shoots.

Who’s filmed here: Bravo TV “Below Deck Med”, “Below Deck Sailing Yacht”, Below Deck Med”, Discovery Channel “Besieged Fortresses Legendary Battles”, Channel 5 “The Nolans Go Cruising”, “Tamworth AR Trail”, “Cityverve Manchester AR”, Smith & Nephew, Manchester City, Invisalign and more. Can be used as a photo studio.

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Join Us For Your Next Production.

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Not only are there amazing studio spaces for you and your clients to enjoy but at Galleon there’s so much more.

  • air conditioning
  • an outside garden area
  • makeup rooms
  • changing rooms
  • client lounge
  • superfast wifi
  • sound system
  • kit hire
  • furniture/props

All are included in the hire fee. At Galleon Studios, we’re happy to offer everyone the best pricing for our first-class studios. What’s more we even offer a discount on a second studio should you need it for simultaneous filming or even photo shoots. Take a look at our website and click through the menus. We’re confident that no other city centre studio in Manchester, or even the North West, offers creatives our range of studios, kit and know-how.

Basically we love to film! So if you have a project, big or small, if you need crew, or just a studio space to film then you’ll be welcome at Galleon Studios.

Speak To Us

Our booking system is simple. Just pick up the phone or send us an email. Not sure which studio best suits your production? Then chat with us and we’ll steer you in the direction of the best studio hire space for you.

 

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