Happy Thanksgiving!

Three Cheers for Gratitude and Abundance!!!

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What does cost control really mean?

Our approach to cost control isn’t about cutting corners. It’s about being honest and engaging with our clients as a production partner.

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Case Study: DOGTV’s Cobalt Takeover

Filming with animals is always a challenge! Our client DOGTV—a channel for dogs to watch when they're home alone—required a quiet set and a calm environment to keep the dogs from getting overstimulated and barking.

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Cobalt History from Star Trek to Seinfeld

Like New Jersey's rich film history, Cobalt Stages’ physical space holds so many compelling production stories. Read our highlights below.

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Jerry Seinfeld returns to Cobalt Stages.

Jerry Seinfeld returned to Cobalt Stages to direct and star in a LEGO-themed promo announcing Netflix’s acquisition of his classic Seinfeld series.

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Check out our updated Hoboken resources page!

We’ve added fresh resources for shopping, dining, travel and more!

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Before there was Hollywood…

New Jersey was a key player in the productions and inventions that drove early film, from Thomas Edison’s earliest film experiments to notable movies produced in the area known as Hollywood on the Hudson.

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Big News: The NJ Film and TV Tax Credit has been expanded!

Increasingly, producers are flocking to New Jersey to take advantage of our tax incentives that apply to above AND below the line expenses. Due to such strong demand, NJ State has amended the program, increasing the cap from $75 to $100 million, and extending the sunset date by five years - ‘til July 2028!

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Get the look you want with the focus range you need.

The issue with doing any kind of macro or tabletop work is the fact that your tools don't scale to the subject. That's always been the challenge of doing this type of work. You have to build your own tools to execute shots because the equipment grossly outsizes the subject, even in the digital age. To solve this problem, we custom designed and engineered a digital version of a tool once used primarily for film: our bellows focusing digital camera.

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