Four Latvian films win co-financing

Four foreign films in development have won some 400,000 EUR through the co-financing program of the National Film Centre of Latvia, according to the organization. The winning projects scored the…

Riga to Host New Film Festival

RIGA: Two years after the Latvian film festival Arsenals was forced to shutter due to insufficient funding, plans are underway to launch the Riga International Film Festival, taking place in…

Latvian Film Centre Launches Grants for Film Productions

RIGA: The National Film Centre of Latvia has announced a tender for film production funding with a total available sum of 1,489,135 EUR.

FNE at Berlinale 2014: Latvian Films in Berlin

In the 64th Berlin International Film Festival two Latvian animations are selected and will be shown in section Generation Kplus – Daces Rīdūze’s Little Rudy and Jāņa Cimmermaņa Vasa, from…

Director of Latvian Film Centre Resigns

RIGA: Ilze Gailite-Holmberga, director of the National Film Centre of Latvia, has officially resigned from her duties.

First Latvian 3D Film Announced

RIGA: Latvian filmmakers will team up with Romanian director Adina Istrate to produce the film Riga-2041, the first 3D film from Latvia.

RIGA: Latvian Accession to Eurozone Embraced by Film Industry

RIGA: Film professionals don't see Latvia's accession to the Eurozone on 1 January 2014 as a radical change for the local film industry and market, both foreign and domestic.

Latvia Accepting Applications for Film Incentives

RIGA: The National Film Centre of Latvia has opened applications for its annual competition for co-financing foreign films through 31 January 2014.

FNE Warsaw AV Summit Country profile: Latvia

The Latvian film industry has begun a process of revival after hitting a low point in 2008 when Latvian economy was one of the hardest hit in the 2008 financial…

FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers 2013: Madara Melberga

FNE interviews Latvian documentary producer Madara Melberga, selected to participate in the 2013 Emerging Producers workshop at the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival.

FESTIVALS: If It’s Friday It Must be Baltic Films at Riga 2013 Short Film Fest

RIGA: The Riga International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS running through 27 October 2013 will unspool its Baltic competition on 25 October.

Latvian Government Grants 500 000 Euros for Co-Financing Program

Applications for Latvia's first cash incentives for productions close Friday, the country's National Film Center has announced. The program, announced 25 June, is a first for the Baltic countries, aimed…

Latvia Launches Film Tender

RIGA: The National Film Centre of Latvia has announced a tender for co-financing of foreign film productions, with applications accepted through 26 July 2013.

Latvia Approves Co-Financing Funds

RIGA: The Latvian government has approved a grant of 500,000 euros for a co-financing programme for foreign producers making films in Latvia.

FNE IDF Doc Bloc: Latvian Doc Sold to Canada

LONDON: London-based documentary sales agency Taskovski Films announced the sale of Documentarian to Canadian distributor Kinosmith.

South Korea Picks up Latvian Film

WARSAW: Polish based sales company New Europe Film Sales announced the sale of all rights for Latvian film Mother I Love You to South Korea.

Six Films Approved for Riga Film Fund Rebates

CANNES: The Riga Film Fund announced six international productions which will receive 313.547 Latvian lats (446,139 EUR) in cash rebates.

FNE Cannes Preview 2013: Latvian Films in Cannes

Latvia Films will participate in Cannes Film Market from May 15 to May 25. We are located in Village International Pantiero, Pavilion 223.

Latvia Approves Funds for Foreign Film Production

RIGA: Latvia will provide 300,00 Lats (426, 864 EUR) for foreign film production taking place in Latvia.

Baltic Bridge Call for Projects

The Baltic Bridge East by West (B’EST) is accepting submissions from producers with film projects in development through 15 June 2013.