THE CHUBBY UNICORN

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In short: Our simple idea is to deliver high quality service productions at a good price. We are based in Riga.Read more

The Chubby Unicorn is a production service company. Our simple business idea is to make quality work that keeps our clients coming back for more.

All of our clients are foreign based production companies. We help them produce high quality film and still-photo productions. We are based in Riga and do service productions in all Baltic countries. We hire the best crew and use the best resources available in the region.

The best thing about filming with
The Chubby Unicorn in the Baltic is that you

can get a large amount of skillfully made set designs, huge film studios, custom made costumes and great film crews for your money. Combine that with low usage fees for extras, all the equipment you could possibly need and you can realize your dreams as a filmmaker. 

he name of the company originates from an ancient and well-known Nordic myth about a chubby unicorn descending from the heavens above to help filmmakers in need.
The Chubby Unicorn was founded in 2010 by the Swedish production company Hobby Film (www.hobbyfilm.com)

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Great English speaking film crews, great big film studios, great hotels, great restaurants... At a great priceRead more

You bring great creativity. We bring great cost effective production.

Studios:

The old soviet film industry built huge film studios in the Baltic’s during the 1940s and shot most of their film production here. Example of stages: 988 sq. m. & 12 m high, 832 sq. m. & 8 m high. meter high. Example of back lot: 1´500´000 sq. m.

Film crew: 

We only work with the best teams that the Baltic countries have to offer. All key positions are English speaking. If the best people are booked on other jobs – we say no to your request.

Set designs & costumes:

The Baltic´s have a history of very skillful set and costume designers. Just bring your ideas and we will make them a reality.

Locations:

You can find a huge variety of location in the Baltic countries: beaches, lakes, urban & old city centres, castles, manors, bars, restaurants, forests, harbours, railways, airports, houses, apartments, country, farms, and much, much more.

Casting:

If you want loads of extras/actors in your movie – come film in the Baltic’s. We have a great combination of many interesting extras/actors and very competitive rates.

Equipment:

35 mm, 16 mm, Red One MX, Arri Alexa, a wide range of lighting, all the lenses you need, cranes, dollies, car rigs, gyro stabilizators, heli-cam, tracking vehicles and so on. We have almost everything you might need for you production. If you need something we haven’t got – we'll ship it in.

Flight connections:

The Baltics are nearby and have fast direct flight connections to all northern European capitals. Example of flight times from Riga: Stockholm 1h 15min, London 2h 50min, Berlin 1:35, Oslo 1:35, Moscow 1:35, Paris 2:50, Amsterdam 2:25, Hamburg 1:40, Barcelona 3:45. Air Baltic operates out of Riga and has direct flights to most big European cities. Visit http://www.airbaltic.com for prices and more info.

Hotels & restaurants:

It's important to stay in a great hotel & to eat good food when you are away from home for a long time on a production. Therefore we are happy to say that there are some wonderful hotels and restaurants on offer: (Hotels in Riga) www.grandpalaceriga.com, www.radissonblu.lv, www.hotelcentra.lv, (Villnius) www.stikliaihotel.lt, www.narutis.com, www.hotelpanorama.lt

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