Case Study: Netflix Camera Tests Put Our Turnkey Studio to the Test

In June 2021, repeat client Netflix came back to Cobalt to test camera, lens, lighting, and filter combinations to create the mood the director had in mind before the new season began...

Read More

Case Study: Hosting a High-Profile Star and Cast of 30

In June 2021, a major multinational content producer brought a shoot to Cobalt. First, the client needed a quick save (booking in the weekend before yikes!), so we fast tracked the usual Grip and Electric schedule...

Read More

Go green… Or go home!

Create without limits—or waste. Single-use set building can be problematic for your budget and the environment. Shooting on-location comes with a major carbon footprint too, especially when we account for the additional fuel needed to take an entire production on the road...

Read More

Why Shoot in NJ? MAJOR Tax Credits.

We’re seeing an influx of films usually shot in New York, that are now moving to New Jersey. One of the reasons we are seeing this is because New Jersey's robust Film & Digital Media Tax Credit Program unequivocally beats NY's tax incentives.

Read More

Hoboken’s Easy. Here’s Why.

We are located smack in the center of “The Mile Square City”, (put comma outside quotes) our Hoboken Soundstage is never more than half a mile from these amenities...

Read More

What’s in a Cobalt estimate?

There are clear advantages to working with a Soundstage that understands the nuanced needs of production. Here's what we think you should know about soundstage estimates.

Read More

NJ Reopens: Governor Lifts Indoor Mask Rules, Rolls Back Restrictions

With the state’s COVID-19 benchmarks achieved, New Jersey Governor Murphy is lifting the Indoor mask mandate and removing social distancing requirements and gathering limits.

Read More

Springtime at The Hoboken House

Close and convenient to NYC, Cobalt’s Hoboken House location is our 2,000 square foot Carriage House with three bedrooms, three full baths, a private garden, and a Euro-style chef’s kitchen.

Read More

Consult with us on Cost-Saving Production Strategies and more!

As a "By Producers, For Producers" Soundstage, we have decades of experience on "both sides". And over the years, we've learned that there are clear advantages to working with companies that understand the needs of productions and producers.

Read More

What makes us a soundstage?

At Cobalt, we're serious about sound. We're so serious that our audio quality got a resounding "thumbs up" from the Metropolitan Opera - from the singers and technicians alike! We know all stages aren't created equal, so we wanted to share the science behind the art of recording production-quality sound!

Read More