Kaunas is the second-largest city in Lithuania, located in the central part of the country, at the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers – the Nemunas and the Neris. Kaunas is situated 100 kilometres from the capital Vilnius and 212 kilometres from Klaipėda, the country’s largest port. Kaunas is a creative and modern city, an important centre of culture, science, industry, transport and history.
Kaunas has plenty of unique spaces for filming, structures of different architectural periods – forts, tsarist and Soviet architecture, impressive interwar modernism buildings, natural landscapes.
Kaunas Film Office, in cooperation with local authorities, provides comprehensive assistance to filmmakers in Kaunas city and region, provides scouting and management of filming locations, takes care of all necessary permits.
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Kaunas fell in love with the movies already in the interwar period, when the famed “Romuva” cinema theatre was built, as Lithuania entered the third decade of independence. Today, Kaunas is loved by filmmakers from all over the world. Here you can find rich culture, architecture of different periods, picturesque nature. Cosy old town streets, various houses of worship, green areas of the city, and its rivers, – it is just a small part of what Kaunas can offer to the creators of good cinema.
To ensure smooth implementation of filming projects, Kaunas City Municipality and Kaunas Film Office are ready to promptly resolve any issues related to the filming in Kaunas.
Mayor of Kaunas, Visvaldas Matijošaitis