Wardpark Film and Television Studios is currently the only elite film and television studio in Scotland. The site has approximately 200,000 square feet of studio space and includes five sound stages, along with production offices and workshops, together with an external green screen area.
The studio is currently occupied by Outlander production, produced by Sony Pictures Television and Left Bank Pictures for Starz. This television drama has proved hugely popular, and work is currently ongoing at the studio to film the fifth series of the show. All previous series have also been filmed at Wardpark Film and Television Studios.
The studio supports approximately 100 full time employees including: office based support staff, script writers, accountants and, a production and film crew. The studio employs specialist support staff that aid with the film set such as set builders, joiners and plasterers. In addition, there can be a further 160 external staff on site including a camera crew, actors, make-up artists, and costume makers.
Wardpark Film and Television Studios positively contributes to the local community, using local suppliers for a wide range of services and products where possible. Examples of this include: catering suppliers, timber merchants, security companies and Cumbernauld Airport for the hire of helicopters.
The Studios are of both local and national economic importance, supporting the Scottish Government's aim to encourage the screen industry to increase filming within Scotland.
Please note, Wardpark Studios is not open to the public for tours.