FilmSPbTV can provide you permits for filming in one of the four Russia’s official casinos, the famous ‘Tigre de Cristal’. The casino belongs to the Primorye gambling zone. The place is very popular among visitors of the city and locals.Another event worth-filming is the V-ROX international art festival. Artists and musicians from Russia, Australia, Mongolia, Japan and the United States come here to share their works. Importantly — the festival is curated by Ilya Lagutenko, the leader of a famous Vladivostok rock band. The Golden Bridge along with the Russky Island Bridge are two cable-stayed bridges built on preparation for the 2012 APEC summit. The Golden Bridge crosses the Golden Horn Bay. The Russky Island Bridge is the world-biggest cable-stayed bridge and the main attraction of the region. Its image is on the 2000 ruble bill.
Vladivostok is 10h flight from Moscow and 11h flight from Saint-Petersburg. The local time zone is GMT+10. So the time difference with Moscow is 7 hours.
Almost no professional filming equipment is avalable for rental in Vladivostok. Several DSLR cameras, sandbags and some C-stands with thome photo equipment. Consequently – the equipment for any big filming in Vladivostok has to be brought from Moscow or Saint Petersburg on a plane. Nevertheless it’s possible to find proffesional lights assistants, soundman and a good english-speaking cameraman in the area. Good english-speaking make up artists and stylists are avaialble locally. Local theaters are a source of good props masters, set constructors and stage hands.