Studio General Services

In addition to the sound, vision, and lighting facilities equipment, the studio needs to have various features to facilitate efficient production.


Ideally the studio should be at ground level, to allow easy access for scenery, props and technical equipment, which may range from grand pianos and motor vehicles to animals of various sizes. The main access should have no ramp or steps, i.e. smooth access.

Studio doors should be large, thick and heavy to provide easy access and to prevent loss of sound insulation. Smaller lightweight sound-trap doors are usually provided, in addition to the larger heavy doors, for ease of use by actors and studio staff (see page 23).

Power and lighting

The power requirements of production ...

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