He is the only Iranian production designer that succeeded to join the academy. Vilkiji will also judge at the EFA film festival.
The Germany-based European Film Academy holds an annual festival that includes competitive sections of Feature Films, Documentaries, Animated Feature Films, Short Films, etc. The 32nd edition of this festival will be held on December 12.
Since 2010, Vilkiji has been the official jury member of the SCENECS Film Festival in the Netherland.