Soundstage Directory

Applicants are required to shoot on a stage at one of the facilities listed below. If you are using any non-stage locations owned by the facility, you should contact the Film Office.

A map of Regions in New York State is available here. The Soundstage Directory below can be filtered by Region and is searchable by County, Region and any field.

*Any soundstage meeting the definition of a Qualified Production Facility (“QPF”), as that term is defined in Section 24 of the Tax Law, may request to be listed on this website. The New York State Department of Economic Development (the “Department”) does not endorse or recommend any QPF listed on this website, or make any guarantees as to the safety or fitness of any QPF for any particular project or purpose. In no event shall the Department be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage arising from your use of a QPF.

As New York State reopens, industry-specific guidance for Media Production has been released as part of Phase Four of the New York Forward regional phased reopening plan.

This industry specific guidance includes: Summary Guidance, Detailed Guidance with an affirmation link, and a Business Safety Plan Template. Please refer to the links below for detailed information and guidelines on when Phase Four will begin and on operating legally and safely in your region.

New York Forward: Business Reopening

New York State is providing detailed information on region and industry-specific reopening plans.

Business Reopening Lookup Tool

The NY Forward Business Reopening Lookup tool will help determine whether your business is able to reopen and the public health and safety standards with which your business must comply.
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Kodak Center
Tim Palmer
200 West Ridge Road
Rochester New York 14615
Level: N/A
(585) 477-5146
Finger Lakes
Monroe County
12,960 sq. ft.
Magic Spell Studios RIT
Brenda Shlageter
300 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester New York 14623
Level: N/A
(585) 475-6464
Finger Lakes
Monroe County
7,000 sq. ft.
Main Street Armory
Scott Donaldson
900 East Main Street
Rochester New York 14605
Level: N/A
(585) 232-3221
Finger Lakes
Monroe County
35,000 sq. ft.
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Kristine Hughes
123 East Main Street
Rochester New York 14604
Level: N/A
(585) 770-2377
Finger Lakes
Monroe County
49,275 sq. ft.
Young Lion Studios
Peter Chapman
777 Elmgrove Road
Rochester New York 14624
Level: N/A
(585) 295-1250 x114
Finger Lakes
Monroe County
8,274 sq. ft.