Kaufman Astoria Studios

New York City

Opened in 1920 by Paramount Pictures

1941 – 1971 – Army took over making training films

1977 – Astoria Motion Picture and Television Foundation created

1981 – One of the studio buildings made into the American Museum of the Moving Image

1992 onwards – Sesame Street (since 1969, in Manhattan)

2020? – New ONStage office building opened

Films – The Wiz (Diana Ross, Michael Jackson
Radio Days
The Cotton Club

Productions shot at Kaufman Astoria Studios

Feature Film (9)

Birdman2014Alejandro G. InarrituIMDB Database page about Birdman
Men in Black III2012Barry SonnenfeldIMDB Database page about Men in Black III
The Bourne Legacy2012Tony GilroyIMDB Database page about The Bourne Legacy
The Smurfs2011Raja GosnellIMDB Database page about The Smurfs
The Pink Panther2006Shawn LevyIMDB Database page about The Pink Panther
Carlitos Way1993Brian De PalmaIMDB Database page about Carlitos Way
Moonstruck1987Norman JewisonIMDB Database page about Moonstruck
Hair1979Milos FormanIMDB Database page about Hair
Animal Crackers1930Victor HeermanIMDB Database page about Animal Crackers

TV Series (5)

TitleReleasedCreator / ShowrunnerIMDB
Orange is the New Black2013-2019Jenji KohanIMDB Database page about Orange is the New Black
Nurse Jackie2009-2015Liz Brixius, Evan Dunsky, Linda WallemIMDB Database page about Nurse Jackie
Murphy Brown1988-2018Diane EnglishIMDB Database page about Murphy Brown
The Cosby Show1984-1992Michael LeesonIMDB Database page about The Cosby Show
Sesame Street1969 - Joan Ganz CooneyIMDB Database page about Sesame Street