The Media Hive building

Lying in the shadow of Table Mountain

The Media Hive building is located in Gardens, a prime Cape Town neighbourhood. Lying in the shadow of Table Mountain, we offer rental units ranging from 50 square meters and more. Large balconies, a relaxing fountain area and spacious roof area makes for a great working environment.

The building has a multi purpose soundproof studio and offers a shared boardroom and presentation theatre, equipped with projectors and high-resolution screen.

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The tenants are a mix of media centric, creative and financial companies.

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The Media Hive Studio

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The Media Hive Studio provides a 120 square meter (1292 square feet) studio, completely soundproof (According to BBC standard). The Visual Impact Studio has a dressing room, kitchen and full bathroom. The studio comes equipped with Sound Attenuated air conditioning to further improve the soundproof rating. The studio is a drive-in studio allowing clients to drive a vehicle in to the studio when doing car commercials or still shoots.


Multi Camera Solution


The Media Hive studio now offers an affordable multi camera solution consisting of a solution between 2 and 8 cameras.

Please mail ronelda@visuals.tv for a quote if need be.

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The studio comes standard in green screen. With enough notice we can however change it to any colour of your choice. To avoid the blame game, we require that the client provides us with the paint code they need. We use in house staff to paint so it is more affordable than most other options.

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Studio Features:


BBC standard soundproofing up to NQ Level 5 BBC Specs.

Visual Impact equipment rentals on site.

Special rates for equipment and studio

Infinity curve with three phase power and break out boxes

Sound attenuated air conditioning and Wireless Internet.

Drive-in door for vehicle access and large objects like set flats.

Double storey room for studio control equipment.

High gantry for high angle top shots.

Movable lighting grid, saturated with power points.

Dressing room, Kitchenette, Bathroom with shower and smoking area.

Loading bay and additional parking in close proximity.

Optional high-speed file upload services available.

In-house catering available on request.



The studio has 3 phase and single-phase power. We do not have backup generator and recommend clients provision one if need be. We can recommend companies for mobile backup generators.

Electrical Specifications:


Single & three phase supply.

63 amp & 32 amp C-Form supply.

Normal plugs (16amp) in each DB box for small LED panel lights and Kino’s.

16 amp C-Form to 15 amp adaptor cables to run smaller lamps from the lighting grid.

Populated lighting grid with 16 amp & 32 amp supply.

Breakout boxes available on request.

Power available: 3 phase power, 64amp, 32amp, 16amp and 1 Samp.

Large distribution box included in studio rental. In-house catering available on request.

Supportive services offered at the Media Hive


Visual Impact Rental is right upstairs if you need to rent any cameras, lights, sound etc. or if you need assistance from our expert crew.

Visual Impact Sales for all your broadcast and consumable needs on site.

Visual Impact In-house Catering conveniently provides you with all your catering needs on-site and very economically priced.

Digital Solutions super high speed FTP uploads, work flows and HD post production available for all your needs.

Bandwidth packages for the Media Hive studio


 Option 1: As a standard, 10Mbps of Internet Speed, and uncapped data made available on a Wi-Fi router supporting 4 Physical LAN cables and basic SSID and password. No inbound routing, bandwidth prioritization. Cost is included in Studio rental

 Option 2: All facilities of option 1 with Speed of up to 400Mbps. Times dates and spec of any requirement to be quoted on request. External IP and inbound routing as well as bandwidth and device prioritization available, project plan is required. Cost is quoted dependent on Project plan, bandwidth required, and dates and times required.

Optional extras: Cabling, Mesh Wi-Fi in studio, facilitation of setup of client-side network is available and is quoted based on your requirements. The Media Hive Studio is able to cater to custom Internet connectivity requirements. In example making separate bandwidth available to perform uploads at speeds of up to 400Mbps, that may be used without affecting studio connectivity. Diverse and varying setups of all types related to Internet connectivity for Studio purposes is available. Please contact our IT support at 010 5001442 or email support@prosolvesa.com

The Media Hive studio is a green screen studio.

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Visual Impact crew are available to light your green screen if need be.Visual Impact Rentals is in the same building if you need to get equipment,forgot equipment or need assistance during your shoot. The Visual Impact studio is centrally located in Cape Town city bowl, walking distance from parliament & Gardens Shopping Centre.We offer special packages on studio and equipment rentals.

Highest viewing experience

The Theatre

Using the THX Critical Monitoring Room is the best way to ensure that your work will look and sound exactly the same, no matter where it is played. We use the Sim2 HD Projector, endorsed by Francis Ford Coppola, and are set up for 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound, resulting in picture and sound quality that is simply as good as it gets.

Well Equipped

Offers a well-equipped projection theatre equipped with luxury cinema seats for 10 viewers.

SIM 2 HD projector

The SIM 2 HD projector endorsed by Francis Ford Coppola offers the highest of viewing experiences.


Well Equipped

Suitable for grading features, commercials, editing and viewing


We offer catering, drinks and snacks depending on your needs.

Take a closer look

Virtual Tour

Allow us to guide you through The Media Hive Building with our virtual tours and give you an idea taster of what it's like inside.


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The Roof

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Studio Green Room

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Studio Bathroom

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Please visit us at the

Media Hive Building

1 Glynville Terrace, Gardens, Cape Town

Office Telephone: 021 468 6000

Email: reception@mediahive.tv


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