The Best Little Film Studio in Hamilton
Studio A is the perfect film studio to build sets for your movie or television production
"Situated minutes from the highway, tons of parking, huge facility and a super accommodating staff you will not find a better studio space in the city."
~ Estee Mancini Google Review
Ensure a smooth and efficient shoot for your movie or television production by choosing Hamilton Film Studios' Studio A when filming in Hamilton!
Studio A is the cornerstone of our one-stop shopping experience. Our film studio in Hamilton's north-end has all of the features and amenities you need to make your movie or television production an award-winning success.
You'll love filming your movie or television production at Hamilton Film Studios!
3,750 square feet of build space
25 foot peak height and 20 foot clear height allows for tall set builds and overhead shots. Click here for a full site floor plan
4 Loading Bays with Roll-up Doors
3 loading bays to the main studio and 1 to the grip room
Smooth, flat, and level concrete floor
Your sets will fit perfectly in our ample production space
5 Ton Overhead Crane
Can be used to left vehicles, sets, removable ceilings, etc.
200 Amp 3 Phase Electrical Power Service
Ample amperage for your electrical needs
6 Yard Dumpster with Weekly Dumping
Additional pickups or dumpsters can be arranged if needed
HVAC Heating & Cooling
Production-controlled exterior, dedicated HVAC system for controlled heating and air conditioning
Parking for more than 30 vehicles
Additional parking spots can be arranged if required
Additional storage space available if required.
Our one-stop shop model means we have equipment available to rent onsite: ladders, hazers, sanitizers, locations equipment, a grip package, and more are available to rent.
Cast & Crew Amenities
Features your production crew will love!
Actors Holding / Green Room
Lounge space situated next to the Hair & Makeup Area
Hair & Makeup Room
3 well-lit mirrors with high tables and director's chairs
Rolling racks and garment steamers are available to rent if required.
Dedicated Fiber Internet via WiFi
Production-controlled access to WiFi internet service
Kitchen and Lunchroom
Stove, refrigerator, tables, chairs, countertop, shelving, and cupboards for an easy prep & serve area
Production Offices & Boardroom
Call us to discuss adding the office space and services to your studio rental
Close to Toronto
45 minutes from Toronto, including several kilometers of HOV lanes
Served by Hamilton International Airport
Several direct flights per day from locations across Canada and the United States, including New York and Los Angeles
Expendables Shop and Equipment Rentals
Conveniently located right next door to Hamilton's only Expendables Shop and Production & Location Equipment Rentals!
Film Studio Rental Rates
Contact us for a custom quote based on the length of your movie or television production schedule!
Services and Prices
$1,500 per 13 hour shoot day
$1,200 per 6 hour shoot day or 13 hour prep day
$350 for Sanitization
A deposit of 25% of the full fee is required to secure your booking
Frequently Asked Questions about Our Film Studio in Hamilton
Do you rent to small productions?
Absolutely! We love renting to small productions—our goal is to support creatives of all sizes and foster the rapidly growing film community in Hamilton.
We do our best to work with you to accommodate almost any size budget.
Is there parking at the studio?
Yes! HFS has lots of available parking both in front of our studio as well as beside our retail store.
We also rent out both indoor and outdoor parking spaces for productions when we have availability in our lot. If you are interested in parking at HFS or want to check the availability of parking, reach out to us—we'll be happy to help!
What can be filmed at the studio?
With over 6,500 square feet of space and a peak height of 25 feet, our film studio in Hamilton is extremely versatile! Our creative production company customers have transformed it into any number of different environments: houses, apartments, spooky exterior sets, car accidents sites... even a giant ukulele!
Do you have a green screen?
Yes! We have a 60 foot by 30 foot fabric green screen available to rent.
Can I drive our trucks in for loading/unloading?
Yes! We have 4 very large overhead roll-up doors: 3 for the main studio space, and 1 for the grip room. This allows for easy studio access for trucks and cars of all sizes.
Does HFS make movies?
No, we're currently focusing on supporting our creative production company clients with their wonderful movie and television productions. We're a one-stop shop for everything you may need for your production, including studio space, camera and grip gear, locations equipment, and expendables!
What makes HFS different from other film studios?
We have many dear friends who own other film studios—film production is a close-knit community! We try to differentiate ourselves by offering service that surprises you. The bottom line does not define us: we are here to expand the reputation of Hamilton's film industry by supporting film and television productions with our one-stop shop model. The city is booming for film and television production, and we are here to assist in its growth in any way we can!
What methods of payment do you accept?
We accept all methods of payment, including direct deposit, e-transfer, cheque, debit, or credit (a small 3% fee will be added for all credit card transactions—sorry!)