TV production services provided by Filmspb For those who plan filming in Russia

We provide a full range of production and filming services in Russia. Our production managers are ready 24/7 to start working on your project.

We know how to bring your ideas to life and are always ready to offer ours.

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We will explain to you the difference between a Russian business, journalist and humanitarian visa. We will help choose the right visa type for your film crew in Russia. We will help you:

• Providing visa support services. We help in getting business and humanitarian Russian visas for filming purposes.

• Guiding you through the customs procedures required to visit Russia for filming purposes.

• Sharing contacts of reliable customs brokers that work with Russia.

• Recommending shipment companies that operate in Russia. And above all – we have TV production experience.

EQUIPMENT RENTAL

We will explain to you the difference between a Russian business, journalist and humanitarian visa. We will help choose the right visa type for your film crew in Russia. We will help you:

• Provide all kinds of filming equipment for rental in Saint Petersburg and Moscow.

• Delivering rented equipment to any Russian city.

• Russian arm, dolly and crane equipment

LOCAL CREW

• Hiring the best English-speaking Russia-based TV professionals. Cameraman, soundman, lights assistants, dolly crew, FX, stunts, and much more.

• Organizing live broadcasts from any spot in Russia.

• FilmspbTV can make castings for professional Russian actors and crowd scenes performers.

• Finding Russian makeup artists and stylists for your production.

• English-speaking production managers with major TV production experience ready to join your project.

LOCATION SCOUTING

• Available local scouts in five Russian cities: Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Irkutsk, Vladivostok and Krasnoyarsk.

• Fixers in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Irkutsk are available 24/7.

• We have our personal database of Russian filming locations. Therefore, we can propose unique filming locations with exclusive access.

• Production support for a project that is filmed in Russia not depending on the scale.

TRANSPORT AND ACCOMMODATION

• Accommodation services throughout Russia. Hotels booking or organizing local accommodation where it’s required. You will have a place where to sleep even when filming Russian reindeer herders. 500 km from the nearest hotel.

• Catering services are plentiful throughout Russia for TV productions. We know what a film crew needs on set.

• Transport services according to the requirements of the crew and the specifics of the region.

RISK ASSESMENT

• Our producers can help you do all the risk assessments for a TV production in Russia.

• FilmspbTV has production insurance that covers third-party liability when filming in Russia. We can add your company to our production insurance for the period when you plan filming in Russia.

• FilmspbTV works with 100% transparent budgeting.
We strictly follow all the international anti-bribery acts. All the filming activities in Russia are transparent and legal.

• Our production managers provide all the required financial reporting documents along and after the filming.

• We can help you in creating the production plan for your TV production in Russia.

STUDIO RENTAL

• Green screen studios rental in St Petersburg and in Moscow

• Select creative and technical personnel where and when you need them

• Making additional photos and videos of the filming process itself

• Organizing the filming of an interview or a conference throughout Russia

DRONE FILMING

• Getting permits for flying a drone during a production in Russia

• Drone rental in Moscow and Saint Petersburg

• Finding privately owned drone footage

• Moreover, we can also organize helicopter shooting in Saint Petersburg, Karelia, or Irkutsk

LEGAL CONSULT

• Explaining the Russian legal requirements for a TV production

• Preparing release forms that fit to the Russian legislation

• Bilingual contracts and agreements with a legal expertise

• Explaining the Russian taxation system applicable to international productions

INTERNATIONAL COORDINATION

• Building up TV productions that involve filming in several countries

• Planning complex logistics for travel and game shows of the Amazing Race format

• Reliable fixers with whom we have real working experience in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America

• English and Spanish speaking fixers available for your production