Our Chicago Production Studio

Richter Studios – Beautiful Video & Photography Studio Located Along Chicago’s North Shore

Looking for a state-of-the-art location to capture your next video or photography initiative? Check out our flexible space where we regularly capture brand films, commercials, testimonial videos, product photography, and much more. Managed by our award-winning production team, the creative possibilities are endless.

A Chicago Production Studio Like No Other

It’s a throwback and a flash-forward. It’s a retro-infused creative atmosphere with the newest video and photography equipment at your disposal. Our convenient location along Chicago’s North Shore offers:

  • 10,000 square foot studio
  • 4 separate state-of-the-art production stages
  • Large garage door access for loading
  • Experienced video/photo production crews available
  • Set design & build services available
  • Fiber upload/download
  • Ample free parking
  • 3 Editing Suites

Additionally, you’ll have complimentary access to our conference room, kitchenette and stylish green room for hair/make-up.

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Welcome To Our Studio

See Our Chicago Production Studio In Action

Our 10,000sf studio features 4 separate production stages. We capture cinematic magic in an unparalleled creative environment. Watch the video below to see how Richter Studios brings your ideas and brands to life.


 A 10,000sf production studio with 4 state-of-the-art stages.

Our studio is conveniently located along Chicago’s beautiful North Shore in Highland Park. Experienced video/photo production crews are available, including set design and build services. Here’s a breakdown of our stages:

STUDIO 60 STAGE – 29ft Wide x 18ft Deep x 15ft Tall. Space lights with wireless DMX control included. Large garage door access for loading. $2,000/day.

KITCHEN STAGE – Fully functional residential kitchen stage. Gas stove and working modern appliances. Food stylists available. $2,000/day.

STUDIO 70 STAGE – Flexible space for both photo and video shoots. Large garage door access for loading. $1,500/day.

FIRESIDE CHAT STAGE – Ideal for interviews, client testimonials and lifestyle shoots. Includes working fireplace. $1,500/day.

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Richter Studios – The Gold Standard In Production

Be Cinematic®

With thousands of comprehensive productions under our belt, the creative team at Richter Studios has decades of experience. From Star Wars-themed productions — to working on major nationwide commercials featuring Super Bowl-winning coaches — to winning the prestigious Cannes Awards — we know how to capture cinematic magic. When you have us film your production at our state-of-the-art 10,000sf studio, the goal is always to achieve cinematic excellence.

We hope you enjoy our behind-the-scenes gallery below.

Crews & Equipment To Capture Your Production

In addition to providing you with state-of-the-art studio spaces, Richter Studios also offers the following:

  • Skilled production crews to capture your audio/video
  • Access to a wide range of modern camera gear
  • Comprehensive pre, pro & post-production services
  • Set design & build services available
  • Hair/Make-Up/Wardrobe Stylists
  • Onsite Editing Suites to review and edit your video

Additionally, you’ll have complimentary access to our conference room, kitchen and stylish green room for hair/make-up.

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Enough Amenities To Make You Blush

We strive to make your experience at Richter Studios memorable by providing the following amenities:

  • Ample free parking
  • Complimentary green room access for hair/make-up/wardrobe
  • Complimentary access to our conference room for meetings/calls
  • Fiber upload/download for file transfers
  • Secure WiFi
  • Craft services from a variety of local restaurants
  • 3 Editing Suites to review your newly captured footage

We can even help you make travel arrangements to and from our studio.

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Capture Your Perfect Image At One Of The Best Photography Studios In Chicago

Richter Studios is not just a video production company. We’re also one of the best known photography studios in Chicago. While our work is often captured on location, our Chicago production studio is frequently home to a variety of photography shoots.

Our photography team can assist with creative concepts, set design, props, wardrobe, food stylists, talent casting, and much more. Below are specific photography styles and industries we often capture at Richter Studios:

Contact us for more information about our Photography service.

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Explore Our Studio

Fly Over Lake Michigan And Into Our Chicago Production Studio

This unique video takes you on a beautiful aerial journey starting from Lake Michigan, through the Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve, and inside our state-of-the-art 10,000sf studio. Buckle up and enjoy!

Designed For Every Kind of Production

Our Chicago production studio is home to many of our creations. Many creative journeys to the world’s most celebrated red carpets began here.

Video Production

Since 1997 we’ve created award-winning videos, commercials, and brand films. Proud Pioneers in the Golden Age of Digital Cinema®.

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Animation is a colorful and dynamic way to tell your story. Our artists infuse boundless creativity to help make your project soar.

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Capturing stunning product shots, professional portraits, corporate photography, and much more. We live for the perfect image.

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Our Reality Check videos with Richter Studios have gained over 100 Million views on YouTube and Facebook.

“Our experience with Richer Studios was outstanding from start to finish. Jeremy and his team took time to listen to our overall vision and then worked carefully to translate it to video, not only through excellent video production but also great attention to detail on our graphics. The team at Richter Studios is easy to work with, very professional and quick to assist our team as we create information heavy news content. We have worked with Richter Studios over several years and with each iteration of our video content they have helped us to raise the quality and look of our programming. To date, our Reality Check videos with Richter Studios have gained over 100 Million views on YouTube and Facebook.”

Ben Swann | Reality Check

Your Creative Home Away From Work

Located along Chicago’s beautiful North Shore in Highland Park, our production studio is designed to accommodate clients throughout the city, across the country, and around the world. We can provide the following services at our 10,000sf studio during your visit:

  • Ample free parking
  • Coordinate travel arrangements to and from the studio
  • Remote viewing during shoot for colleagues/clients via live Zoom feed
  • Craft services from a variety of local restaurants
  • Assist with dinner reservations at any of the fabulous restaurants in Highland Park, Highwood or Lake Forest
  • Upload your captured footage within minutes of the finished shoot to anywhere in the world through our blazing fast fiber

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Chicago Production Studio

Join The Most Famous Stars & Brands

Richter Studios has worked with the largest entertainment brands and movie stars on the planet. They filmed at our world-class production studio for the same reasons you’re likely considering. Contact us now to learn how we can make your next production a home run.

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