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Albion Street Studios

 Halifax’s Newest Photography & Video Production Studio 


The Studio can be hired for Photo and video projects along with events and meetings.


We offer desk space hire for both longer term and daily desks along with a meeting room to seat 6-8 people.

Photo & Video Production

Our packages are provided by Danny Thompson Photography and Rainbow Trout Films.

A mini creative Hub


  • Photography
  • Video & Film Production
  • 24 square meter studio area with 8m Infinity Wall
  • Podcast Suite
  • Green Screen
  • Video Editing Suite
  • Projector
  • Meeting Room
  • Desk Hire
  • Small Event Hire


Albion Street Studio with infinity walls

Welcome to Albion Street Studios – Your One-Stop Creative Space in Halifax!

Located in the vibrant heart of Halifax, Albion Street Studios is more than just a photo and video studio; it’s a haven for creators. We have designed a unique space where photographers, filmmakers, and freelancers can unlock their creative potential and bring their visionary ideas to life.

Our state-of-the-art studio is perfect for an array of projects – from high-fashion photoshoots, innovative independent films, to multimedia corporate content. We also provide seamless booking options, a wide range of professional gear, and comprehensive lighting setups to ensure high-quality production.

Immerse yourself in the Albion Street Studios experience, where the focus is you, and creative boundaries cease to exist. Get ready to inspire and be inspired. Book now and embark on your most exciting creative journey yet in West Yorkshire.

Unleash Your Creativity with Our Dynamic Desk Hire Opportunity!

At Albion Street Studios, we offer more than just an ordinary desk space – we provide an inspirational setting to ignite your creativity. With four exclusive desks available for hire, you get the chance to surround yourself with innovative minds in a vibrant, creative hub nestled in the heart of West Yorkshire.

If working in a mundane desk space isn’t quite your forte, then our lively studio atmosphere is just the place for you. Not only do you get a dedicated workspace, but also the opportunity to collaborate and learn from Halifax’s thriving community of artists, photographers, filmmakers, and freelancers.

Isn’t it time you gave your creativity the right environment to soar? Reach out to us today and secure a spot in our creative hotbed. Experience the dynamic synergy of creativity and productivity at Albion Street Studios!

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Where to find Us… From Halifax Train Station..


Don’t Work With Tossers – The Podcast

New Podcast series with Host Tina Boden, made at Albion Street Studios launches 28th Sept.

James & Danny are over the moon to work with Tina Boden on this brand new podcast series at Albion Street Studios. Link to Spotify

Supporting Documentary


Titled Rugby Town – The Story of Halifax Rugby League, Director James Mellor is tasked with creating a documentary about this, with the Halifax Supporters Trust and with some help from The Community Foundation for Calderdale. Our aim is to promote Halifax and the sport across the world.

Celebrating the spirit of rugby and community, Rugby Town clinches the Best Film about a Team Sport award.

Rogaška, Slatina 22nd June 2024 – The critically acclaimed documentary Rugby Town has triumphed at the prestigious International Sport Film Festival in Slovenia, taking home the coveted Best Film about a Team Sport award. This victory marks a significant achievement for the film, which has captivated audiences with its heartfelt portrayal of the sport and its impact on a small community.

The Festival was attended by Director James Mellor, Editor & Writer Camron Stott and Danny Thompson, Associate Producer. We were all made incredibly welcome by festival Director Vojka Korosec, who showed us around the region.

Rugby Town delves Through the eyes of passionate fans and players, this captivating documentary invites you to join us on a journey through the stunning towns and countryside of Calderdale in central United Kingdom, as we uncover the remarkable story of how the development of Rugby League transformed Halifax into a true Rugby Town. Discover the warmth, humour, and unwavering spirit that have kept the sport of Rugby League at the heart of the Halifax community.

Director James Mellor expressed immense gratitude and excitement over the win: “We are honored to receive this recognition from such a distinguished festival. This award is a testament to the resilience and passion of the community and fans of Halifax Rugby League. It’s incredible to see their stories resonating with audiences globally.”

The International Sport Film Festival, held annually in Slovenia, is part of the Fédération Internationale Cinéma Télévision Sportifs (FICTS) circuit, which celebrates excellence in sports cinema by bringing together filmmakers, athletes, and fans from around the world. This year’s festival featured a diverse lineup of films that explore the multifaceted world of sports, making Rugby Town’s victory even more significant.

In addition to its success at the International Sport Film Festival, Rugby Town has been praised for its compelling storytelling, stunning cinematography, and the authentic depiction of its subjects. The film has sparked conversations about the role of sports in fostering community spirit and the universal values it promotes.

Producer Linda Kitson of the Halifax RLFC Independent Supporters Trust added, “Winning at the International Sport Film Festival is a true honour. We set out to create a film that not only entertains but also inspires and educates. This award is a validation of our team’s hard work and the incredible stories of those who live and breathe rugby.”

As a winner at the International Sport Film Festival in Slovenia, Rugby Town is now eligible for selection at the FICTS festival in Milan this November, offering another exciting opportunity for the film to reach a wider international audience.


About Us

Welcome to Albion Street Studios, Halifax’s creative media hub.

Based in the Centre of Halifax, a stone’s throw from the historic Piece Hall, Albion Street Studios is home to James Mellor, CEO and Founder of Rainbow Trout Films Ltd and Award-Winning Photographer Danny Thompson, of Danny Thompson Photography.

James and Danny created Albion Street studios back in 2020, joining forces to bring their creativity and expertise to businesses in Calderdale, Leeds and beyond.

The new Albion Street Studios, on Carrier Street, Halifax, is a big transition from the early studio space they shared together, which opened during the pandemic. It boasts an impressive 8m infinity curve shooting area, meeting room, green screen, podcast suite & desks available to hire.

The whole process of opening Albion Street Studios, with help from families, friends and business networks has been an exciting challenge, and we can now begin to welcome people to our Media Hub, one of the most extensive and well-equipped Photography and Video Production studios in the area.


If you’re in Halifax be sure to pop in for a brew to discuss your next creative project.