Need to Build a Photo or Video Studio?

So, you need a studio?

Having the perfect studio space to create your own video and photo content can often seem impossible if you don’t know where to start. Oftentimes you’re forced to create a makeshift setup in your office or home space, or you need to hire out a studio, both of which come with their own set of challenges.

This is where Dragon Image can help. 

Planning & Building

Dragon Image has built photographic and video studios around Australia for Companies, Government, Schools. We get involved in the briefing process speaking to the people using the studio and their needs. There are a lot of things that you need to consider when building a studio and we are happy to help.

Equipment Supply

As one of Australia's leading distributors of video and photography equipment for over 30 years, we are committed to providing quality support and service. Not only do we provide the materials, we work with you and give you the right advice to provide the exact solution and equipment for your needs.

Training & Consulting

As available technologies continue to emerge and transform the way we do things, both in the classroom and in the real world, it is important to remember that knowing what the technologies are and how to use them is only a small piece of the puzzle; what is far more important is understanding why.

Why Dragon Image?

With over 30 years of studio building, studio management and studio hires experience, we have the knowledge and skill to advise on a wide range of different studios for all industries. Since our inception in 1993, we have built over 200 studios for the following industries:

  • Schools and education
  • Production companies
  • Car photography
  • Furniture companies
  • Government agencies

...just to name a few!

Every industry has different requirements and reasons for needing to shoot studio content, and so we are well-placed to provide solutions to a whole range of industries. We are also always learning and trying new solutions, so no two studios we build are ever the same! This means that we cater to your exact needs and provide solutions based on your budget or space limitations.

This is where Dragon Image can help. 

Company Studio Builds

Best Practice Productions & ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development

In-House Virtual Training Studio

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  • ACTU

    In-House Production Studio

    Converting a large boardroom into a studio has its own challenges. This is a studio install for ACTU, The room had a few challenges that needed to be addressed when we convert it to a studio. Once it was done the space had a new purpose to produce video content.

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  • Services Australia

    Professional Video Studio

    Services Australia needed a large green screen production studio with not one, but two high quality ceiling mounted LED lighting grids, both with diffusion to create soft, even LED lighting.

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  • Heretic Foundation

    Australian film director Alexander Proyas Needed a Studio. Proyas is best known for directing the films The Crow (1994), Dark City (1998), I, Robot (2004), Knowing (2009), and Gods of Egypt (2016).

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  • iSmile Dentistry

    In-House Photo Studio

    iSmile studio is designed as a small turnkey studio. the studio is used for photography and is designed in a way that the images that are captured in the studio are consistent no matter what you shoot on.

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  • Chemist Warehouse

    In-House Production Studio

    When Chemist Warehouse Group, an Australian company operating a chain of retail pharmacies wanted to start producing their own video content in-house they contacted Dragon Image.

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  • Spine Street Studios

    Professional Photography Studio

    Spine Street Studios needed a ceiling mounted rig where they could have all their lighting mounted inside a large “softbox” type frame, that allowed for an even spread of soft light.

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  • Big Box Cars

    Car Photography Studio

    This is a studio designed to photograph cars on a large scale. Due to these requirements, all cables needed to be off the ground and the softbox needed to be height adjustable.

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  • Winning Appliances

    360 Degree Photography Studio

    The photo studio was built for 360 degree photography of products such as fridges, washing machines, dishwashers and TV's on a large turntable.

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  • Winning Appliances

    Commercial Production Studio

    The commercial studio is a turnkey "home" set with DMX LED Lighting. This is the perfect space for infomercials, product review videos and general advertising.

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    Small Training Studio

    Covaris Pty Ltd is a specialist asset management engineering consulting company with a strong background in manufacturing, facilities management, mining and processing plant, and utilities (power and water). What was required: To convert an office into a film studio to record training video and do Zoom sessions. 

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  • Mortgage Chioce - Sydney

    In-House Video Studio 

    Deciding to do video content in-house is quickly becoming the norm with companies like Mortgage Choice wanting their own studio that is quick and easy to use.

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  • Bondi Sands 

    In-House Video & Photo Studio

    Understanding the space available and how to get the most out of it is a lot easier when you can create a 3D mockup that we can look at and actually get a feel for the studio.

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  • The Wiggles Studio

    Discover how The Wiggles created a dedicated chromakey studio to streamline post-production and create high-quality video content faster. Learn about their lighting setup, green cyc, and versatile space. Read on to find out more!

Education Studio Builds

John Monash Science School Professional Broadcast Studio

This is a state of the art broadcast studio designed to meet the digital video production, where students take part in online classrooms, live discussions and recorded video content.

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  • Newington College

    Professional Cyclorama Studio

    Newington College needed a white cyclorama studio with the option of extra backdrops. The Lightpro Motorised Expan Background System made this possible in a tight space.

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  • Sheldon College

    Professional Green Screen Studio

    Sheldon College needed a state-of-the-art professional multimedia green screen studio, for their students to be able create a wide range of video and multimedia content.

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  • William Clarke College

    Education Video & Photo Studio

    William Clarke College wanted to give their students a turnkey dual-cyclorama studio space that gives their students creative freedom to create the video and photo content they wanted.

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  • Somerset College

    Multi-Use Classroom Studio

    Somerset College converted an existing classroom into a professional film studio, incorporating soft studio and RGB lights, ceiling track systems, cyclorama curves and tripod dollies.

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  • St. Rita's College

    Professional Green Screen Studio

    St. Rita's College replaced their old lighting with Lightpro Ultrasoft 66R LED's, giving an even spread of highly colour accurate light across their pre-existing green screen studio.

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  • Caroline Chisholm College

    School Photography Studio

    Caroline Chisholm College wanted to convert an old classroom into a safe and professional photography studio that could allow students to get creative.

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  • Northern Beaches Secondary College

    Turnkey Video & Photography Studio

    This school studio build took place over a few years, and is a great example of how a studio can be installed in stages. They started off with a simple backdrop system and built it up to a professional space.

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  • Ashfield Boys High School

    Multi-Use Classroom Studio

    This studio was designed with the intention of creating a professional photography and video studio that could then easily be converted into a regular learning space.

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  • Barramurra Public School

    Part-time classroom studio

    Sometimes you don't need a dedicated studio. You have a classroom that sometimes needs to be a studio. That is the case with this build. Painting one wall chromakey green and attaching a background system and some track lighting allows the students and teachers to have a professional setup when they need it.

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Government Studio Builds

Services Australia

At Dragon Image, we are always looking to go above and beyond when it comes to our studio build projects. Our latest studio comes in the form of Services Australia, which is easily one of the biggest studio projects we’ve undertaken.

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    Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

    Lighting Installation

    A common issue we encounter is when customers get the company that is doing the fit-out to build a studio. In this case, the lighting was forgotten and Dragon was called to install a lighting solution that worked in a very confined space.

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  • Hurstville Library 

    The Hurstville Library Video Studio Build is designed to give the community a creative environment to produce their own video and photographic content.

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  • Transport NSW Training Rooms

    In-house Turnkey Training Rooms

    When doing online teaching it helps to have even non-distracting lighting. People are trying to learn and anything that can help not distract people is important. the other advantage is that the first and last videos will match in regards to lighting and look good online.

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  • The Studio - Sydney Startup Hub in the heart of Sydney’s CBD

    Small Film Studio

    The Studio is a hub for technology startups across all industries. Specialising in content, media, entertainment, music, games, education, business and the creative industries, we welcome all startups and creative businesses. 

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  • Victoria Police Academy

    Training Video Studio

    Often when turning an older room into a studio, the room itself needs a makeover before anything can actually be installed. This often requires either removing current flooring, installing additional powerpoints, or building artificial walls. Victoria Police Academy was no different

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  • Transport NSW Studio Setup

    Livestream and Video Production Studio

    We consulted with the lighting and background solutions to allow the studio to be used for multiple uses, which include live-streaming, Photography, podcasting and video production.

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