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Studio Spaces on Campus at StartWell

Our professional media production studios on campus offer amazing flexibility to creatives and the brands they produce for and we can accomodate almost any type of production – from photography shoots to commercial motion capture to audio-visual podcasts.

Prelit Cyc at StartWell Studios in Toronto

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A detached facility with massive white cyclorama: A dedicated facility for producing amazing still or motion content.

Rent the whole building – 3,500sqft of production space with parking, featuring a lounge/kitchen area with espresso bar, HMUA space with racks + steamer + makeup mirrors and directors chairs, and a massive white cyc with cove and 16 foot ceilings (rental comes with stands and basic pre-lighting package.)

Production Still from Managed Broadcast at StartWell in Toronto

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Accelerate production workflows to save headaches, time and money – and actually make producing content fun!

The studio features a custom package of equipment – all installed, tested and ready to produce with. This includes: lighting, sound, video capture and live switching/streaming.

Our team handles production so you have no wasted time producing, setting up and tearing down equipment.

Production Services

A team headshot session with StartWell's in-house media production team

Our in-house agency creates communications on campus for commercial clients

StartWell offers the ideal production partner for podcasts, commercial photography, live-streamed meetings/events plus filmed presentations conversations.

Leveraging the wealth of studios, meeting and event space at StartWell we provide a uniquely agile approach that delivers world-class fast and affordably. To discuss your project, please get in touch!

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. As a Coworking member or office occupant, you'll automatically get a discounted rate when booking a film or photography studio space at StartWell.

Absolutely! One of the best things about bringing your team to StartWell for coworking or furnished office space membership is that you get discounted use of our professional studio facility for film and photography shoots.

We think StartWell is the perfect home-base for agile media/marketing agencies – leveraging the flexibility to bring subcontractors on campus at affordable rates whilst entertaining clients in our variety of meeting spaces on campus whenever you need to.

Offices come with complimentary meeting room booking credits which scale by the size of your office – so using amenities on campus when you need them will always be affordable.

Yes, StartWell Studios is a professional white cyclorama with 16-foot ceilings. Located in downtown Toronto, this studio is perfect for any filming projects.

Yes, StartWell Studios is a professional white cyclorama (~45′ x 25′) with 16 foot ceilings and load bearing truss in-ceiling for custom rigging jobs.

The studio is a downtown Toronto gem, especially as we offer an espresso bar on site with client lounge, washrooms and holding/talent prep area plus parking – all just off the highway and easily located by car or public transit in a neighbourhood with great restaurant and parking options.

StartWell offers a professional podcast space with acoustics and tons of equipment. This turn-key media production studio is great for audio+video podcasts.

Absolutely, our podcast studio, located in our main coworking building at 786 King St W, is an amazing place to record conversations with professional acoustics and tons of great equipment, making it a turn-key media production solution for audio-only and audio-video podcasts.

Podcast studio availability may be arranged upon request and is typically reserved for professional use – contact us for a tour or to discuss bookings!

The studio is fitted with:

  1. 3 high end Canon DSLR cameras and pro grade lenses
  2. A Blackmagic ATEM Extreme Pro ISO switcher for live broadcasts & camera angle switching
  3. 3 Behringer vocal microphones on table-top stands
  4. 1 Blue Yeti Pro microphone (on a boom)
  5. A wall mounted 1080 reference screen
  6. 2 B&W audio monitors (speakers)
  7. A Yamaha mixer with analog and USB output/input

Here’s an example episode filmed in this studio for our flagship podcast:

Our StartWell Studios location at 230 Niagara Street is perfect for shooting photography campaigns. With lights, tripods & more this studio is ready to use!

Yes, StartWell Studios at 230 Niagara Street is perfect for shooting photography campaigns and has a massive white cyclorama. In fact, our space has been used for international fashion brands born in Canada like Nobis and Joe Fresh.

Here’s some feedback we recently got from Director Justin Wu after shooting Marvel superhero actor Simu Liu at our photo studio:

β€œIt was an absolute joy to work at Startwell Studios! They have everything you need for studio photography and as a bonus, they even offer barista on set! This is now my go-to studio.”

*The studio also features C-stands and tripods, background paper and we can help provide lights and cameras if your shoots require them.