Austin Studios

1901 E 51st St
Austin, TX 78723

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Austin Studios, operated by the Austin Film Society in partnership with the City of Austin, is a hub for the region’s creative media ecosystem. Located at the former Robert Mueller Municipal Airport, this 20-acre film and creative media production complex is conveniently located in central Austin. Austin Studios’ production facilities currently feature two sound stages, a large cyclorama, a mill/wardrobe facility, two flex stages, production offices, and parking for base camp and set construction.

In addition to the 175,000 square feet of production space, Austin Studios is home to filmmakers, production vendors, and small businesses including Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Richard Linklater’s Detour Filmproduction, MPS Camera & Lighting Austin, and SoundCheck Austin.

Austin Studios has facilities for rental, details of which are below.

For additional information and to check availability, contact Studio Manager Chris Engberg: chris@austinfilm.org.

Spaces

Stage 3: Sound Stage

Film Area: 12,525 Sq. Ft.
Office Area: 230 Sq. Ft.
Cyclorama Wall: 87’-long, 3-wall*
Variable speed air conditioning – 50 tons
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Motorized rolling doors

*Please inquire about color and condition of the cyclorama wall.

Stage 7: Flex Stage & Office

Film Area: 13,775 Sq. Ft.
Clearance: 26’ to beams, 32’ to ceiling
Motorized rolling doors

Creative Media Center

The adapted former Armory building will feature 15,000sf of leasable office space situated around a central lobby and shared meeting, screening, and break room amenities.

Red Building: Executive Suites

17 Office Suites of varying sizes, configurations, and price-ranges
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Home of the AFS main office alongside MPS Austin, Beth Sepko Casting, Vicki Boone Casting

Stage 4

27,921 square feet, comprised of office, small studio space and fully conditioned flex warehouse

Stage 5: Sound Stage

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Film Area:13,775 Sq. Ft.
Office Area: 9,000 Sq. Ft.+ available
Clearance: 26’ to beams, 32’ to ceiling
Motorized rolling doors

Currently under long term rental agreement

Stage 2: Flex Stage & Office

Mill / Stage Area: 17,730sf
Office Area: 3,925sf
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Currently under long term rental agreement

Stage 1: Vendor Space

Chapman-Leonard Studio Equipment and Miscellaneous Rentals

Stage 6

Current home of MPS Austin Grip & Electric Dept.

STUDIOS AT OUR OTHER FACILITIES

Austin Public

Austin Public is a 7,000 sq ft production facility located near downtown Austin, TX. Austin Public can accommodate film and video production, meetings, performances and screenings. The space features two soundproof, climate-controlled production studios and a large conference room. A large parking lot and loading dock are available.

AFS Cinema

Rent the Production Hall at AFS Cinema, a 4,675 sq ft space with a loading dock, 2 100 AMP 3-Phase Power, and 20ft ceilings.

Austin Studios Rental Inquiries

NOTE: If you aren't sure about an answer or don't have all the details yet, don't worry! Just tell us what you can and we'll work it out.






If your exact dates are not yet decided, please supply the month(s) and day(s) of the week you would prefer.

Please provide the number of days and an approximate schedule. example: 4:00 PM - 5 PM setup 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM event 10:00 PM to 12:00AM strike/load out

(Example: Production, Event, Concert, Etc)

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