You are cordially invited to MAGNETIC LATVIA FILM CONFERENCE that is hosted by Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) at the sixth Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF).
Magnetic Latvia Film Conference is dedicated to film market development in Northern Europe. The event is another step in positioning Latvia as a B2B location on the international market. Furthermore, Conference opens an opportunity to prepare Latvian and regional filmmakers for the markets, therewith ensuring the efficiency of their market attendance and raising the business success. Conference will be attended by a number of renowned figures of world cinema as well as young, talented and passionate filmmakers.
Explore the full programme and register for the conference and/or locations tour here: forum.rigaiff.lv
In the course of the first day of the Conference, speakers will address the challenges and factors, which relatively small countries should consider for international marketing when entering major global markets and highlighting the value of local production on the global arena.
On the second day of the Conference, guests will be invited to gain a fabulous experience and enduring memories on the locations tour – Latvia’s geographic position has made it a bone of contention for various empires, but we are proudly keeping alive our cultural diversity, polishing our historical values and adoring our various landscapes.
As the director of LIAA Andris Ozols says: “This is another step in positioning Latvia as a catching location on the map of international movie market. We are glad to give filmmakers the opportunity to pursue new challenges, to provide a better understanding of international markets, thus contributing to their business growth and creative accomplishments.”
The Film Conference will take place at AB Dam in Riga on 18–19 October 2019. During the conference director Agnieska Holland, producers Julie Baines, Katriel Schory and animation talent consultant Shelly Page will discuss how to get small country products into the big markets. Furthermore, Jonathan Olsberg and Jānis Kalējs will speak about the potential of Baltic film industry. And additionally, speakers will address the future of the industry, as well as the local production value in the global landscape and how to influence people's decision-making process in a fast-changing world.