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This Autumn, New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts will open the doors of its 45,000 square foot Martin Scorsese Virtual Production Center on the new 35-acre Industry City site on the Brooklyn waterfront. The facility occupies an entire floor in Building 8.
As well as providing students with valuable hands-on experience with VP technology, it will also be available to hire for commercial projects.
What’s on offer?
- two 3,500-square-foot, double-height and column-free stages
- two 1,800-square-foot TV studios
- state-of-the-art broadcast and control rooms
- dressing rooms
- makeup areas
- scene workshops
- training spaces
- a lounge
- a bistro
“We are thrilled to celebrate this tremendous milestone, delivering a world-class facility to NYU Tisch, complete with high caliber soundstages and studios to train the next generation of filmmakers. The Martin Scorsese Virtual Production Center will integrate seamlessly into the burgeoning media and production ecosystem at Industry City, allowing students to learn from experts in their field while offering IC businesses proximity to emerging talent.”Glen Siegel, Managing Partner, Industry City,
This isn’t the only studio complex coming to New York in the near future. There’s also Wildflower Studios in Queens, which has Robert De Niro as its patron, Sunset Pier 94, East End Studios in Sunnyside and Borden Studios in Long Island.