31. March 2023

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Interesting modern architecture from office buildings, shopping centers, and schools to churches and industrial constructions can be found across the regions of the Czech Republic. The selection we present here includes prestigious award winners and world record holders, but first and foremost they are film-friendly locations, offering conditions suitable for filming, be it accessibility, parking options, or electricity hookups, and their operators are willing to work with film crews.

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Sky Bridge

The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge runs from one mountain ridge to another - it’s 721 m long and is 95 m above the valley. The bridge is located at an altitude of 1,116 m. The bridge's walking surface is 1.2 m wide. The site is reachable by car or van.

East Bohemia Film Office

Church of St. Wenceslas in Sazovice

One of the ten best buildings of 2017 according to the Canadian architecture and design magazine Azure. The Church of St. Wenceslas by Atelier Štěpán in Brno is easily accessible, and parking for a larger number of cars is located 100 m from the building. If the theme of your film corresponds with the building’s purpose, they will be happy to welcome you.

Zlín Film Office

Multipurpose Centre in Nevřeň

The multipurpose centre and fire station at the Kaolin Mine in Nevřeň offer a hall that can hold 80 people, featuring technical equipment, lighting, and projection technology. The centre, designed by architects Jakub Chvojka and Radek Dragoun, opened in 2014. There is parking immediately adjacent to the building, and catering can be arranged.

Pilsen Region Film Office

Libeznice Primary School

The courtyard in the middle of the circular building of the Líbeznice Primary School represents the Sun with eight classrooms around it as planets. The three-hectare site includes a park and sports and transportation playgrounds. There is parking available right at the school.

Central Bohemia Film Office

Church of the Blessed Mary Restituta in Brno

The Church of the Blessed Mary Restituta, located in the Lesná neighbourhood in Brno, consists of a concrete circular building and an adjacent bell tower with a carillon. The bell tower, which also serves as a lookout tower, is connected to the church by a footbridge. The church, designed by architect Marek Štěpán, is easily accessible, parking is available in front of the building, and it is possible to film the interiors.

Brno Film Office

Library in Vratislavice nad Nisou

The library in Vratislavice nad Nisou was built as an extension of the IGI cultural centre. The building is adjacent to the chateau park. There are beautiful wide views of the greenery from the ground floor reception and the cosy reading room on the second floor.

Liberec Film Office

Děčín Brewery

The Pivovar Děčín Shopping and Cultural Centre comprises a two-storey shopping arcade with 60 shops with a total area of 17,500 m2, which harmoniously connects the new building with the historical brewery. The roof of the building serves as a parking lot for 400 cars. 

Ústí Region Film Office

Silo Tower

A terrace offering the best view of the city can be found on the top floor of the Silo Tower, Olomouc’s newest landmark, designed by Studio Zlamal. Five floors of offices have a total area of 1,095 m2. There is parking available directly in front of the building.

Olomouc Region Film Office

Pustevny Cableway

The upper station of the Pustevny cableway designed by Kamil Mrva is part of the Radegast Beskydy project. The building, made of stone, wood and glass, won the Building of the Moravian-Silesian Region award in 2017 and was nominated for the Czech Architecture Award in 2018. Upon agreement with the owner, it is also possible to film indoors and park on site. 

Moravian-Silesian Film Office

Integrated Technical and Economic High School in Sokolov

The concrete seven-storey building of the Integrated Technical and Economic High School in Sokolov offers interestingly designed interiors, original use of light, irregularly shaped galleries, and bold colours. It was built from 2009 to 2012 as part of the revitalization of the 1960s-era school grounds.

Karlovy Vary Region Film Office