Vancouver Broadcast Centre

Studio 40

Over the years, CBC Studio 40 has hosted several major CBC TV Series and Specials including: Wolfman Jack, Front Page Challenge, The Paul Anka Show and Rich Little's Christmas Carol. More recently, CBC Studio 40 has been the home of Michael Buble's Home For The Holidays TV special, Arts Umbrella's Annual Auction & Gala Splash, the NIKE Underground Soccer Pitch and Amazon Prime's The Man In The High Castle.

CBC Studio 40 offers a lighting grid system that lowers to the floor for loading, banks of additional cam lock power and a rigging and fly gallery 50' above the studio floor. A laser leveled floor, pullout theatre seating system, studio blacks and green screen are but a few of the features of this unique stage.

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92 ft. x 62 ft., approx. 5,700 sq. ft.


50 ft.

Loading Door Clearance

13 ft. 6 in.


Full studio surround limbo drapes (black)

Green Screen - 28' x 208' on 360 degree track (covers 270 degree of studio)

Power / Grid / Battens / Lighting Infrastructure

3 x 200A, 3 Phase, 120/208 Volt and 2 x 100A, 3 Phase, 120/208 Volt camlock E series power panels

  • GrandMA on PC Command Wing and Fader Wing
  • Each batten has DMX512 that works either with ethernet connectors or adapters to XLR3
  • Clear span studio with DMX controlled 2.4K and 6K dimmers - Strand CD-80SV
  • Remote controlled motorized batten system with 95 battens: (4 X 6 ft. cyc corner battens)(16 X 15 ft. cyc battens) (75 X 6 ft. studio battens)
Staging / Fly System
  • Audience bleacher seating for 264
  • Engineered rigging points