Pinewood Toronto Studios’ lease of exclusive studio space to Amazon MGM Studios

On Jan. 17, 2024, Amazon MGM Studios announced an agreement with Pinewood Group’s Toronto Studios to lease approximately 160,000 square feet of space, including exclusive use of five new sound stages, workshop and office space. This landmark lease agreement marks Amazon MGM Studios’ first multi-year commitment to Canadian studio space and their second commitment to studio space for productions filmed outside of the U.S.

Pinewood Toronto Studios, part of Pinewood Group, provides the Toronto region with best-in-class facilities hosting 16 sound stages, including the Mega Stage, which is one of North America’s largest purpose-built sound stages. This agreement signifies substantial commitments to the continued expansion of film and series projects in Toronto.

BLG lawyers Yael Bogler, Adam Perzow, Isaac Tang and Justin Cuperfain acted for Pinewood Toronto Studios in respect of their lease deal with Amazon MGM Studios for their multi-year lease at Pinewood Toronto Studios, Port Lands.