Welcome to Studio5

About Us

We offer quality and affordable film and photography studio hire for photographers and videographers in the Manchester area. Our studio is clean and well equipped.

We’re located just off the city centre ring road with great access to Manchester city centre.

You can book online, or If you would like to contact us, please call Alex or Rachel on 07515 705443 or email contact@studio-5-creative.com.

Studio Equipment

Studio5 is a single room studio 3.6m wide by 8.7m long, equipped with the following:

  • x2 Bowens 500w flash heads with wireless trigger
  • x2 Bi-color dimmable LED continuous studio lights for film or photography (3200 to 5600K)
  • A selection of other lights including coloured LED tubes
  • 3m photography stand with a selection of paper backdrops*
  • 3×3 meter fabric green screen
  • A selection of diffusers, reflectors and coloured gels
  • Polyboards and stands
  • A selection of stands and grips
  • Table with lighted mirror
  • x2 smoke machines
  • Behringer x32 compact mixing desk
  • A selection of microphones, stands and cables for sound recording
  • Seating area with tea, coffee, water and biscuits
  • WiFi

*1.35m wide black or white paper included free with the session, other colours and sizes available for £20 each per session.

Prices

Hire the studio

  • £25 per hour, minimum booking is 2 hours.
  • £150 for an 8 hour session

A lighting or filming assistant may be available for a fee. Just let us know what support you need in your booking request.

Find Us

Studio5 is situated on the 4th floor of Manchester’s Universal Buildings in Ardwick, just off the inner city ring road.

Getting Here

Studio 5 is a 15 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station or a 5 minute Taxi.

From Ardwick station its a 2 minute walk to the studio.

From M60:

From Leeds exit the M60 at Junction 12 and drive 10 minutes to the studio.

From Liverpool exit the via the M602 to the Mancunian Way which is minutes from the studio.

The studio has a goods in entrance and a large heavy goods lift up-to the 4th floor if bringing equipment.

Parking is available behind the building at £3.00 per day. Free on street parking is available on a first served basis near by but it does get busy.

Universal Building, 37-49 Devonshire St N, Manchester M12 6JR

You can book online, or If you would like to contact us, please call Alex or Rachel on 07515 705443 or email contact@studio-5-creative.com.