Sony Pictures Studios – Soundstages


                    April 2012 – there are currently?20 soundstages?left on the Sony lot.
                    In MGM’s heyday there were?28 soundstages.

                    Stage 3?(built in 1929)

                    Stage 4 (built in 1929) – Now the Burt Lancaster and the Anthony Quinn dubbing theaters.
                    Stage 5 (built in 1929) – Now the Kim Novak and the William Holden dubbing theaters.

                    Stage 6 (built in 1929)

                    During an incredible three month period, August through October of 1929, Stages 3, 4, 5 and 6 were built incorporating the latest technology in sound engineering, said to be the closest to achieving absolute sound proofing by the industry at that time. Four hundred tons of steel and more than 1200 cubic yards of concrete were used in the construction of each stage.

                    Stage 7

                    Stage 8?

                    Stage 9
                    Used for music concert rehearsals for Bette Midler, Cher, Tina Turner, Lady Gaga, Green Day and many others
                    Contains a wraparound cyclorama used frequently for photo shoots by Annie Liebowitz and others.

                    Stage 10
                    Currently used for?Jeopardy!

                    Stage 11
                    Currently used for Wheel of Fortune

                    Stage 12
                    Mr Sunshine (Matthew Perry)
                    Used for music rehearsals for Seal and Mariah Carey
                    Men in Black

                    Stage 14
                    The Wizard of Oz [Tornado scene]
                    Funny People
                    Advert: Dr Pepper – Iron Man 2 promotion

                    Stage 15

                    Stages 16,17,18,19, 20 demolished?

                    Stage 21
                    State of Play
                    Breaking In (Fox) – the security company offices and warehouse.

                    Stage 22
                    This is the old mill where sets were constructed

                    Stage 23
                    This stage contained a house interior set that’s been used on a number of Screen Gems projects, and movies.
                    ‘Obsessed’ (Beyonce Knowles)
                    ‘Death at a Funeral’
                    ‘Roosevelt Hotel’
                    ‘Burlesque’ (a large burlesque theater was constructed in this stage which has been used on a couple of other projects)
                    Jerry Maguire

                    Stage 24

                    Stage 25

                    Stage 26

                    Stage 27

                    Stage 28
                    Rules of Engagement
                    Team Spitz (TV pilot)

                    Stage 29

                    Stage 30

                    MORE COMING SOON