Chicago Production Center
Television and Video Production Services and Facilities
Home to one of the largest soundstages in the Midwest, the Chicago Production Center offers state-of-the-art and holistic production facilities. From editing suites to dressing rooms and conference rooms to cameras, our full-service production center and award-winning professional staff are ready for your television, film, and commercial services and live event needs.
Facilities & Services
Studios & Soundstages
Our facility houses 4 fully-equipped soundstages including a 9,000 square foot stage with motorized Desisti lighting system. Each soundstage supports multiple tape and disc formats including HDCam, XDCam and file-based acquisition.
- 9,000 sq. ft. (105’ X 85’)
- Ceiling height: 36’
- Floor to motorized grid: 30’
- Cyc and curtain height: 28’
- 5,400 sq. ft. (60’ X 90’)
- Ceiling height: 30’
- Floor to motorized grid: 27’
- Cyc and curtain height: 25’
- 1,200 sq. ft. (30’ X 40’)
- Ceiling height: 20’
- Floor to grid: 13’
- No cyc or curtain
Video Control A
- Grass Valley Kalypso Digital Video Switcher with DPM 700 DVE
- Clearcom Intercom and IFB
- Camera Shading Station (separate area)
- Hyper-X Chyron HD Graphics Equipment (separate area)
Audio Control A
- Euphonix 120 Channel Audio Console with full EQ, digi-cart machine, CD Player; 96 Channel of HD ProTools on console; 72 microphone inputs
- Tascam X48 multi-track recorder
- Lexicon digital delay system; Telos telephone interface
Our facility houses eight Avid Media Composer edit suites supporting a variety of formats both tape and file based. We also have four Avid NewsCutter editing systems along with a multi-track Pro Tools audio sweetening sweet and a Symphony Color Correction. Our editors bring to your production the creativity and experience essential to quality finishing.
8 Avid MediaComposer
with Mackie 1402 VLZ audio consoles
4 Avid NewsCutter
Our experienced post-production and graphics team can create distinctive video and print graphics packages and animations for:
Opens and Closes
The Chicago Production Center offers large, clean dressing rooms with restrooms and showers, makeup rooms, and wardrobe rooms – accessible to studios and stages.
Along with the studio productions, the Chicago Production Center offers award winning field production crews who use XDcam (HD or SD), Sony F5 CineAlta Camera, and GoPro Hero3+.
The Chicago Production Center
5400 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625