NYS Qualified Production Facilities

Receive a 40% film tax credit on qualified below-the-line expenses for productions with budgets over $500K

Complete details on the NYS Film Tax Credit Program can be found here.


With over 90,000 square feet of dedicated studio space, Armory Studios NY houses all departments under one roof:

  • Production Offices
  • Full HVAC
  • Fiber/WiFi
  • Scenic/Construction Shop
  • Equipment Storage
  • Set Decorating
  • HMU Areas
  • Wardrobe Room
  • Dressing Rooms
  • Craft Services
  • Dining Room
  • Bathrooms/Showers
  • Green Rooms
  • 4+ Acres
  • Ample Parking

STUDIO A - Column free stage A offers 30,000 sq. ft. of space with 50' ceiling and load rating up to 5 tons. Tractor-trailers weighing up to 40,000 pounds can load-in on to the main stage. 

STUDIO B - Adjacent to the main stage is the 5,000 sq. ft. stage with 16 feet to bottom of the roof trusses, load-in doors, offices, and use of Armory Studios amenities. 

This production hub, soundstage and base camp is centrally located just off the interstate in the heart of downtown. 

Ray Legere - Co-Owner - 518-369-4887
Richard Lovrich - Creative Director - 518-461-7493
Donna Pennell - Film Commissioner - 518-312-6909 



Renaissance Hall

This unique property was formerly Saint Mary's Church. 

UPPER LEVEL - features 8,000 sq. ft., with 30' ceiling. This space is a restored historic church, minus the pews (in storage), and offers plenty of dedicated stage for your production. 

LOWER LEVEL - features 7,800 sq. ft. and includes a full kitchen, craft services station, tables, chairs, and bathrooms.   

Located adjacent to Renaissance Hall is the 8,000 sq. ft. building, known as The Convent, offering:

  • 3 Floors / 16 Private Rooms
  • Production Offices
  • HMU Areas
  • Dressing Rooms
  • Green Room
  • Holding Area
  • Full Kitchen
  • 3 full / 2 half baths 
  • Crew Parking
  • Lot for Trailers & Trucks 

Conveniently located near downtown at 820 Eastern Avenue, Schenectady.

Sandra Vardine - Owner - 518-431-9911 

Donna Pennell - Film Commissioner - 518-312-6909



NYS Film Production Credit