13-11-2014

GRANTS: Latvia Announces Centennial Grants

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RIGA: Thirteen film projects will receive state funding under the tender Local Films for Latvia's Centennial.

The National Film Centre of Latvia has announced the winners of the grant tender for Latvia's upcoming centennial in 2018, aiming to create a broad selection of films to be released in 2018. From 31 applications that were submitted, 13 projects will receive development support totalling 264,654 EUR. Film project submissions were evaluated by jury's commission which included Latvian director Jānis Streičs, Emmy award winner, USA based Latvian composer Lolita Ritmanis and producer Boriss Teterevs.

The next round of the tender will take place in 2015, when the supported projects will be evaluated.

Click HERE to see the grants' chart