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RIGA: Inara Kolmane is working on her archive-footage based documentary project about the intimate side of the life behind the Iron Curtain in Sex And The USSR, A Double Life/Sekss…
RIGA: Five Latvian features, including Laila Pakalnina's Dawn, are expected to be released in 2015.
FNE asked Latvian producer Vilnis Kalnellis about the advantages of working as a producer in a small country like Latvia and the particular problems producers in small countries face.
FNE spoke to the young Latvian producer and director Andris Gauja of The Lesson about how the new generation of Latvian filmmakers are using crowd funding, pitching sessions and other…
TALLLINN: Latvian director Janis Nords is writing Survivalist, a drama of a schoolmaster who fakes his own death to escape mounting personal and financial pressures.
RIGA: Mother, I Love You directed by Jānis Nords scooped the best Latvian feature film as well as the award for best director, best actress and the audience award at…
RIGA: The Latvian film industry has been developing progressively as well as successfully recovering from the hardships caused by the financial crisis in 2008 and 2009. State funding for local…
RIGA: The greatly expanded Riga Meetings kicks off today with four days of events, meetings and screenings for film professionals from around the world running 10-13 December in the Latvian…
TALLINN: Director Viestur Kairish takes on the topic of the deportation of 40,000 Baltic citizens to Siberia in 1941 in the drama Chronicles of Melanie, planned for completion in 2015.
RIGA: The Riga International Film Festival kicks off tonight with the screening of Beyond the Fear a new doc by Herz Frank and Maria Kravcenko. The film is a Latvian…
RIGA: Latvia has become the 35th member of European Film Promotion (EFP), joining Baltic State neighbors Estonia and Lithuania, which were previously represented in tandem with Latvia through the umbrella…
RIGA: Thirteen film projects will receive state funding under the tender Local Films for Latvia's Centennial.
RIGA: The Latvian National Film Festival Lielais Kristaps, one of the central events of the upcoming Riga International Film Festival, has announced its nominees.
RIGA: The producers of a doc about Latvian athlete Raymond Dombrovsky’s bid to cross North America on roller-skis have launched a kickstarter campaign to fund the film which has also…
RIGA: Acclaimed Latvian director Laila Pakalnina is shooting a period drama, Dawn (Ausma), produced by her own studio Hargla.
RIGA: The National Film Centre of Latvia has announced its annual tender for co-funding of foreign productions.
RIGA: Latvian director's Renārs Vimba debut feature Mellow Mud has finished its summer production shoot, producers Alise Ģelze and Aija Bērziņa said.
RIGA: Producer and head of the Latvian Film Producers association Aija Bērziņa has been elected as chairman of Latvian Film Council.
RIGA: The Latvian Film Centre has nearly doubled the amount to be given in grants for local film promotion, to 40,000 EUR.

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