Who we are
First Studio City, is a team of first-class companies and people to create North America’s biggest, best and first-class studios.
Our team is dedicated to building and designing a haven of culture and technology, propelling the City of Markham into a new era and supplying producers with much needed soundstage space.
Upon completion, First Studios will have over 400,000 sq. ft. on approximately 15 acres and will be able to accommodate 2 massive Hollywood productions along with several simultaneous mid-sized features that will be able to produce and acquire feature-length motional pictures created for the global marketplace.
Markham Movieland will be the hub for film and innovation, providing unique experiential learning, state-of-the-art media technology and allow for a high-impact educational programs that are first in class compared to other film programs in Canada.
Studio Size Matters
First Studio City will span 400,000 square feet with a total of over 20 soundstages, with the largest soundstage, called the Super Stage, spanning more 70,000 sq. ft. (6503 m²) and the largest purpose-built soundstage in North America. The facilities will be designed by Quadrangle and built by the Remington Group to accommodate the production of 7 simultaneous mid-sized feature films, or 3 massive projects. In addition, the complex will also house an array of office space and ancillary services on the lot.
If you need it. We’ll have it.
The studio will provide all aspects of production including Pre-production, set design, wardrobe, production offices, all production equipment, Post-production, edit suites and CGI.