The privately held company MMC Studios operates the Coloneum in Cologne, Germany. The Coloneum is one of Europe’s largest and most advanced TV and film studio facilities. Here you will find the perfect combination of location and services for productions of all kinds and sizes.

Through its excellent studio infrastructure, state-of-the-art production technology, highly efficient post-production, superb art department for set design and construction, and its experienced staff, MMC Studios Köln GmbH is the leading full-service provider for entertainment shows and TV series in Germany. Furthermore, MMC produces feature films with national and international stars and a wide range of company events and trade shows.

In its Creative Space, fresh web-video formats are developed and produced by MMC’s sector “Unicorn Studios”. eSports and gaming events also find excellent production conditions at MMC Studios.

For all these reasons, MMC Studios are the hot spot for every kind of moving-image production in Germany. In addition, MMC and its team provide their entire range of services on location, so that customers can also benefit from MMC’s reliability and know-how outside its studio facilities.

Experience & Individual Service

Since 1991, MMC has provided the best production conditions and all desired services from one source.

The MMC account management team provides a package tailored to each customer’s requirements. One call is enough, and the team prepares an optimal offer for you on the basis of a perfectly networked infrastructure.  MMC’s short communication channels and an appointed contact person ensure the straightforward completion of your projects. This allows you to concentrate on what is really important: the realization of your ideas.

  • 200 TV show productions per year
  • 12,500 episodes for series
  • 100 film productions
  • 80 YouTube shows
  • 50 eSports events
  • 270 trade shows & company events
  • 130 live entertainment events

“Whether it is about TV shows, films and series, or web TV, eSports, and live entertainment: as a media entertainment house, MMC provides a good home and reliable service for producers of various formats.”

Philip Borbély, Managing Director

1,700,000 sq ft

Studio Lot

300,000 sq ft

Stage Space

300,000 sq ft

Office Space

130,000 sq ft

Storage Space

MMC offers:

STUDIOS & STAGES

MMC provides 22 purpose-built studios and soundstages for productions of all kinds and sizes: from compact green box and web TV facilities with several studio sets to TV studios from 1.900 ft2 to 28.000 ft2, up to Europe’s largest daylight studio and the world’s tallest soundstages.

TV PRODUCTION SERVICES

Pre-production, production & broadcasting, post-production—MMC supports you during the entire production process with know-how, state-of-the-art technology, targeted scalable solutions and customized workflows.

MMC ON LOCATION

MMC’s reliable full service is at your disposal, wherever you need it. Benefit from MMC’s know-how, the shortest communication channels and an optimum price-performance ratio, even outside the studios.

FILM & SERIES

MMC provides perfect conditions and services for the production of films and series: soundstages, production offices, its own set construction with workshops on the premises and, on top of that, a variety of service providers on site—from camera and lighting to VFX. As an experienced co-production partner, MMC also makes substantial contributions to fictional productions.

ART DEPARMENT

Whether the requirements are sceneries for films or series, sets for TV shows, or individual trade show and event architecture—the Art Department of the MMC Studios guarantees attractive design and precise realization of all imaginable types of set construction.

FUNDING

MMC provides a range of funding options, including private equity, regional, national and European funding, gap financing and pre-sales for the production of films, series, TV shows and other formats.

OFFICES

Make use of attractive offices in close proximity to the studios and soundstages. The production offices can be rented as temporary or permanent leasing relationships. Many companies—among them, some of the biggest names in the industry—already have their headquarters or branch offices on the bustling studio lot. When will you join them?

STUDIO TOURS

Look behind the scenes of the world of television on the TV Backstage Tour! Experience television “exclusively & first-hand.” Holger Franke, star of the German TV series UNTER UNS (=AMONG US) will personally introduce you to the secrets of television during the PROMI (CELEBRITY) TV Backstage Tour. Or take part in one of our TV and film workshops and become active yourself.

JOBS & CAREERS

Attractive opportunities for every career level—a diverse range of job profiles and exciting challenges await you.

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