NATIONAL FILM STUDIO
For the first time in its 95 year history, Belarus Studio has opened its doors to co-productions from the west. Pillango Entertainment has been given the honourable task to help with the marketing and the introductions as well as the running of the co-productions business. The vast amount of experience and passion of its people, the huge soundstages, period clothing and all the equipment that is available is a huge asset which is waiting for your production. Click here for more info.
There are soundstages, a backlot and we are able to get access to an assortment of locations throughout the country, like castles, old buildings, roads, forests and pretty much anything that the production needs and is available in Belarus.
The studio produces four to five films a year, therefore the professional crew which consists of standard film crew plus, builders sawing women, armoury technicians and so on are constantly working on several projects throughout the year. They are always on standby and available.
There are 5 sound stages with the ability to install lighting rigs and staging, with Heradesign Fine Panes for sound recording as well as green rooms. These are available for immediate rental with full-service construction, equipment rental and crew hire.
Part of the studio is its backlot situated just outside Minsk. It is 35 kilometres from the airport and 35 kilometres from the studio. A total area of 800,000m². It has accommodation for 45 people, a forest, two lakes a mediaeval village and a stable. It can be altered and built on in any shape or form.
The studio has all the necessary cameras, lighting and grip equipment available. If we don't have something then we can acquire it from our partners in a short amount of time. Nothing is impossible.
We also have film cameras and a film developing lab and vintage filming equipment.
Because of its long history, the studio has a vast array of props from every conceivable era. They have 27,000 units of historical and modern props, 3,000 units of furniture, 2,500 units of village props as well as a huge number of motor vehicles from old cars to trucks and tanks.
The studio has 25,000 units of historical and modern women's clothing. 30,000 units of mens, it has 30,000 units of military clothing as well as a huge collection of shoes and hats.
The studio has 1,500 units of weapons from historical guns to present-day police pistols as well as artillery guns, howitzers and mortars. Wind, snow and fog generators, gas burners and smoke bombs.
There are stuntmen and women, and a full set of pyrotechnics professionals and equipment. We can make anything explode, catch on fire and so on.
There is a full set of transport equipment, both for transporting film equipment and crew and to use in productions. From vintage army personnel carriers to tanks, trucks and motorbikes. If we don't have something, we can get it!
The post-production facility has been set up not only for digital post, but also for film restoration and film developing. and telecining As well as this the studio has film editing, colour grading, post audio, sound recording and foley,