Poised on the edge of Europe between Scandinavia, Central Europe and Russia, the Baltic States offer a wide variety of locations; an experienced film community; and modern infrastructure.
|Cast||Native, Russian and English speaking actors available with excellent buy out rates.|
|Crew||Experienced English speaking non-union crew in all grades. No additional charges for weekends, holidays and night work.|
|Equipment||Full range of lighting, grip and camera equipment both film and digital.|
|Construction||Local construction crews are skilled at both stage builds and location adaptations.|
|Props & Dressing||A wide range of contemporary and period props and dressing are available. Joiners and sculptors are adept at creating new pieces and reproductions.|
|Action Vehicles & Animals||Animal wranglers are skilled particularly with horses.
Period carriages and trains, military vehicles and modern cars and trucks are readily available.
|Stunts||Local stunt people are qualified and work throughout Europe on international productions.|
|Costumes||A variety of modern and period costumes/uniforms are available. Manufacturing and fine tailoring is of a high standard.|
|Make Up & Hair||Wig making and prosthetics|
|SFX||Pyrotechnics, mechanical and physical effects, atmospherics. Licensed SFX teams and armourers.|
|Transport||Full range of equipment and facility vehicles including 2 & 3 position artist trailers, wardrobe trucks, honey wagons, make up trailers and support vehicles.|
|Catering||Location caterers with mobile kitchens and experienced in feeding local and foreign crews.|
|Stages||Riga Film Studios has three sound stages, the largest being 999 sqm with a 2.5m deep tank. A number of smaller stages are also available in Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn.|
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Vilnius In Your Pocket
|Riga In Your Pocket||Tallinn In Your Pocket
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Vilnius - 10 mins from city centre
|Riga – 30 mins from city centre||Tallinn – 10 mins from city centre|
|1 EUR (Euro) = 100 cents||1 EUR (Euro) = 100 cents||1 EUR (Euro) = 100 cents|
Eastern European Time: UTC/GMT + 2 hours Daylight saving time: + 1 hour
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99% of the country GSM covered
|96% of the country GSM covered||99% of the country GSM covered|
220V/50 Hz, AC
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A stable parliamentary democracy; a member of NATO since March 2004; and a member of the European Union.