Metropolitan Backlot

With Metropolitan Backlot, Studio Babelsberg offers one of Europe’s most extensive and modern backlot sets for feature film, TV, and commercial productions, located on a 3.7-acre (15,000 sqm) backlot immediately adjacent to the sound stages, office spaces and workshops.

Four street settings in different architectural styles with numerous courtyards and interiors are convertible into any city in the world, be it Berlin, New York, London or Paris. With its flexible modular construction, green and blue screen elements as well as digital set extensions the backlot can be modified and customized.

Countless movies, TV series and commercials were already filmed at Metropolitan Backlot, including Babylon Berlin, Mute, Deutschland 86, Berlin Station, A Hidden Life and Matrix Resurrections.

Technical Data

  • 2.2 acres (9,000 sqm) building area
  • 2 acres (8,400 sqm) facades
  • 54 facades
  • 39.4-49.2 ft (12-15 m) high
  • 600 doors and windows
  • 500 t steel construction
  • 400 steel ground anchors at 23 ft (7 m) length each
  • 1.2 acres (5,500 sqm) cobbled and asphalt streets
  • suitable for vehicles of up to 20 t
  • 0.62 acres (2,500 sqm) scaffold structures for set extensions

Ground planBrochure


Interactive 360° panorama

Contact us

Eike Wolf

Director Studio Operations & Marketing
Member of the Management Board

P. +49 331 721 21 07

Nicole Daunke

Stage Rental

P. +49 331 721 21 06


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