sound·​stage ˈsau̇n(d)-ˌstāj How to pronounce soundstage (audio)
: the part of a motion-picture studio in which a production is filmed

Examples of soundstage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While most of the filming was done at a soundstage in Ascot, Bath is still rich with history, where fiction and nonfiction meet. Nicole Trilivas, Travel + Leisure, 18 May 2024 There’s an additional operating soundstage available on site as well. Zoe Hewitt, Variety, 17 May 2024 In January, Amazon MGM Studios signed a lease for 160,000 square feet of new soundstages and office space at Pinewood Toronto Studios to establish a Canadian production hub. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 May 2024 The upgrades come as the real New York mounts an aggressive effort to lure TV and movie producers from L.A. by building new studios and soundstages. Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2024 The cast and crew on this soundstage are at the mercy of a little blue ball. Joel Rose, NPR, 16 May 2024 Actually, there are more sizable pockets of dirt than grass outside the Cooper family's humble East Texas abode, created on a Warner Brothers soundstage. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 15 May 2024 On the virtual front, Dark Matters offers ample digital facilities and a large motion-capture set within the Paris region, while down south, Provence Studios will bolster its virtual stage with new soundstages in Martigues and a new facility in Marseille equipped for underwater shooting. Ben Croll, Variety, 8 May 2024 Though its data does not include production on soundstages, it is considered a reliable indicator of overall production trends. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 18 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of soundstage was in 1931

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“Soundstage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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