Silvercup Studios - Main Lot

42-22 22nd St.
Long Island City, New York 11101


About Us

Silvercup Studios is New York City's largest full-service Film & Television production facility. Full-service film and television production facility. Temporary Office Space.

Silvercup's Main Lot features:
13 studios (9 of which have cycloramas) up to 18,000 ft2
drive-on access
dressing rooms
production office suites
rooftop shooting space with Manhattan skyline views
print photography studios
Kino Flo Lighting
Square Wave HMI's
Britelite Xenons
music video stages
set storage
and parking for over 150 vehicles.

**For rates and availability, contact Silvercup Studios

The complex comprises a total of 13 shooting stages on its Main Lot (Roof and Loft spaces are also available) located at 42-22 22nd Street in Long Island City, ranging in size from 3,000 to 18,000 ft2 and five 16,000 ft2 studios and one 9,400 ft2 (each with grid heights of 28') on its East Lot which is located at 34-02 Starr Avenue, in Long Island City. Both facilities offer on-site production offices, extensive set, prop and wardrobe storage areas and are conveniently located within minutes of midtown Manhattan in close proximity to both the Queens Midtown Tunnel and the Queensboro (59th Street) Bridge.

In addition to providing production facilities, Silvercup has a fully-equipped on-site lighting and grip department as well as a lumber yard with paint, hardware and other set building supplies. Silvercup's affiliated location lighting company, Silvertrucks, also provides a full complement of lighting and grip equipment as well as generators.

Silvercup's Studio 1Silvercup is currently home to the following television shows: CBS's Person of Interest and Elementary, USA’s White Collar, HBO's Girls, TNT's Public Morals, ABC's Manhattan Love Story, and NBC’s Allegiance and Mysteries of Laura. NBC's 30 Rock and WB's Gossip Girl recently completed successful multi-season runs. The facility has also hosted HBO's The Sopranos and Sex & the City, ABC’s Ugly Betty QVC's home shopping channel, Q2, which broadcasted live, eighteen hours per day, ABC’s Hope & Faith, Fox’s Fringe, HBO’s In Treatment as well as Big Apple, Queens Supreme, Welcome to New York, The Education of Max Bickford, and French TV show Brooklyn Taxi, among others.

A multitude of commercials have been produced at the facility each year including national campaigns for Macy's, Target, Dunkin Donuts, Verizon, IKEA, Nike, Verizon, Capitol One, Wendy's, Victoria's Secret, and The Gap.

Feature films which have been shot at Silvercup Studios are Imagine Entertainment’s Tower Heist, starring Ben Stiller, and Casey Affleck, New Line’s New Year’s Eve starring Robert De Niro, Lea Michele and Michelle Pfieffer among many others, Twentieth Century’s The Sitter, starring Jonah Hill and Sam Rockwell, Columbia Pictures feature Julie & Julia starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, Sex & the City –The Movie both I and II, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Nixon, Date Night, starring Tina Fey and Steve Carell, No Reservations starring Catherine Zeta Jones and Aaron Eckart, The Devil Wears Prada, again with Streep and Anne Hathaway, Little Children starring Kate Winslet, What Happens in Vegas with Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher and Music & Lyrics with Drew Barrymore and Hugh Grant. Other notable films that have been shot at Silvercup include New Line Cinema’s Birth with Nicole Kidman, Stay with Ewan McGregor and Hide & Seek with Robert De Niro, both for 20th Century Fox, the recent Uptown Girls, Two Weeks Notice, Changing Lanes, Just My Luck, and Adam Sandler's Deeds. Other notable films that have been shot at Silvercup include: Big Daddy, Little Nicky; Gangs of New York; Analyze That, Meet the Parents and Hugh Grant's Mickey Blue Eyes.

Silvercup Studios also provides facilities for still photography including shoots for fashion magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Mirabella as well as The Source and XXL. Annie Liebowitz's famous cover shot for Bruce Springsteen's Born in the USA album was shot on our stages. Many music videos have been produced and shot at the studio for artists such as Beyonce , Madonna, Mariah Carey, Kenny G. Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Limp Bizkit, George Michael, Nine Inch Nails, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake.

Work with Silvercup Studios - Main Lot