Latvia Opens Grants for Foreign Productions


    RIGA: The National Film Centre of Latvia has announced its annual tender for co-funding of foreign productions.

    The current round of state support for foreign productions made in Latvia is 61,097 EUR. The deadline for application submission is 16 September 2014, and the co-financing will be distributed to feature films, animated films, and documentaries whose production will be realized before 15 November 2014.

    A foreign production in the framework of this tender applies to a project that is either coproduced by a Latvian producer or carried out by local industry professionals on Latvian soil. In case of coproductions, the Latvian producer's input should not exceed 20% of the project's total budget.