15-06-2010

Latvian animation studio closes

By FNE Staff
The Latvian animated film studio Dauka (www.latfilma.lv/dauka) has announced that it will temporarily close due to lack of funds.

According to The Baltic Course, the forty year old studiio made the decision after its second application for funding was rejected. The studio has produced 125 animated films, and was working on its 126th project.

The studio has not yet declared bankruptcy, but is looking into other options. The studio held a special closing event on June 16.