Looking down at the main space at the box 7 studio
By Thomas Benoy
Box 7 Studio Opening

On the 1st of November, 2023, Bristol witnessed the launch of a groundbreaking addition to its creative landscape - Box 7 Studio, a kitted-out sound stage in the heart of the up-and-coming Skyline Park in Brislington. This exciting venture marked a significant milestone in the city's entertainment industry as well as for Creative Event production company PYTCH, offering a platform for creativity, innovation, and artistic collaboration.

The grand opening of Box 7 Studio attracted a notable array of attendees, signifying the studio's importance and potential impact on Bristol's creative Film & TV scene. Among the distinguished guests was WECA Mayor Dan Norris, whose presence emphasised the studio's significance in the local creative economy.

“This is a massive vote of confidence in Bristol’s world-leading creative industries, and our amazing West of England region. Box7 is a really unique space, hosting all manner of West of England creatives, whether that be podcasters, filmmakers or DJs. It sends yet another strong message that our amazing creative sector here in the West of England is thriving”.

Dan Norris - Mayor
People standing at table in the newly opened stuido
Dan Norris cutting the ribbon at the box 7 studio opening
Studio floor and video wall at opening

Also in attendance were representatives from Bristol's established creative organisations. Bottleyard Studios, a key player in Bristol's film industry, and Happy Hour, known for its innovative content creation, showed their support for Box 7. My World, Fable Studios, and Diva Agency, prominent names in the realm of media and entertainment, were present to witness the studio's grand launch.

Before the grand launch, Box 7 Studio offered private tours to give a select few a sneak peek into the studio's capabilities. These tours were met with resounding success, leaving attendees in awe of the studio's cutting-edge facilities. They had the opportunity to witness a state-of-the-art 5,500 sq ft blackout studio sound stage that boasts a heated soundstage, podcasting rooms, production offices, as well Virtual Production capabilities!

One of Box 7’s standout features is its versatility. The studio space has been meticulously designed to cater to a wide range of creative needs. Beyond film and television production, the space can be adapted for events, photography, conferences, Exhibitions and various other creative endeavours. This adaptability makes Box 7 an ideal choice for those seeking a dynamic, state-of-the-art environment for their projects.

The control equipment setup in the studio of box 7
Camera setup in Box 7 Studio

Box 7 aims to be more than just a film studio; it aspires to be a creative hub where artists, producers, and industry professionals can come together to collaborate and innovate. The presence of industry heavyweights at the launch event emphasised the studio's potential to become a central point for fostering talent and creativity in Bristol.

The launch of Box 7 marks a significant milestone in the city's entertainment and creative landscape. With a commitment to providing a dynamic, versatile space for artistic expression, and the support of key figures in the industry, Box 7 is poised to become a key player in Bristol's creative economy.

Check out the highlights video here: Box 7 Launch Highlights

Video wall and cameras in the box 7 studio
Video wall on the studio floor