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Studio Alba

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Studio Alba
01851 822 693
Sarah Maclean
54A Seaforth Road,
Stornoway , Isle of Lewis,
Outer Hebrides,
HS1 2SD,

About Studio Alba

Studio Alba is a purpose built television studio and sound stage situated in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The studio is based within the thriving small town of Stornoway (pop 14,000), the town has plentiful accommodation and service infrastructure and is less than 10 minutes from the transport links of ferry and airport. Numerous short flights to the Scottish mainland every day make Studio Alba accessible from any part of the world. Outstanding world-class locations including mountains, moors, expansive white beaches, rugged coast and woodland locations are all conveniently within 1 hour drive of the Studio itself.

Studio Alba is co-located with a suite of production and post-production facilities and services; together we can deal with your film, television and photographic requirements. Our hire rates are extremely competitive and fully negotiable, discuss your project with us!

The Studio extends to 540sqm (30m x 18m) and is 4.8m in height. We have 64 motorised lighting hoists and 20 motorised scenery hoists. Each lighting hoist has a 32A socket and 2 x 16A sockets, there are also additional lighting points at fixed positions throughout the studio. The studio walls are fully draped.

The Studio is co-located with our Creative Industries Media Centre, completed in 2012 this purpose built facility provides an administrative and production base for MG ALBA (the commissioning body for Gaelic television channel BBC ALBA), BBC Radio nan Gaidheal and a variety of independent and visiting production companies.

There are facilities, connectivity and edit suites available to hire within the Media Centre – allowing you to build whatever package best suits your project: be it a production base for location work, studio hire, edit space, sub-titling etc... There are extensive skilled and experienced personnel attached to the island – ranging from technical crew, through wardrobe and make-up, to editors and we are happy to help you source the exact skills and resources you need.

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