World-Class Destination for Film & TV Production in New York
Located in Queens, New York, Kaufman Astoria Studios, a world-class destination for film and television production.
Opened in 1920, Kaufman Astoria Studios was the original home of Paramount Pictures. The campus remains one of the world’s most iconic production facilities and has grown to become a sophisticated home for high-end film and television production on the East Coast. Current and past hits produced at the studios include Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, Showtime’s Nurse Jackie and The Affair, HBO’s The Undoing, Apple TV’s Dickinson and Jim Henson’s Sesame Street, which has filmed at KAS since 1992. Recent feature film productions include Deliver Us from Evil, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Men in Black 3, The Bourne Legacy and The Irishman.
Kaufman Astoria Studios offers over 500,000 square feet of production space, including 11 sound stages totaling over 147,000 square feet, more than 325,000 square feet of production offices and support space, and New York City’s only studio backlot.