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.
17-01-2014

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.
16-01-2014

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.
14-01-2014

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…
20-12-2013

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.
24-10-2013

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.
23-10-2013

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…
25-07-2013

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.
09-07-2013

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. 
27-06-2013

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.
31-05-2013

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. 
28-05-2013

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.
18-05-2013

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.
14-05-2013

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.
08-04-2013

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.
05-04-2013

New Chairman for Latvian TV

RIGA: Ivars Belte has been appointed Board Chairman of Latvian State Television (LTV)
12-03-2013

Latvia to Host European Film Awards

The 27th European Film Awards will take place in Riga on 13 December 2014, during Riga’s tenure as a European Capital of Culture.
22-02-2013

Latvian Dream Team 1935 Opens in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The Latvian basketball film Dream Team 1935 will premiere in Kaunas, Lithuania, on 21 February 2013.
01-02-2013

FNE EXCLUSIVE: Ilze Gailite Holmberg, Director of National Film Centre of Latvia

FNE asks Ilze Gailite Holmberg about developments in the Latvian film industry in 2012, the major achievements in the last five years and about the things still to be done.
30-11-2012

Parliamentary Grant for Patriotic Film Stirs Controversy in Latvia

RIGA: Latvia’s National Film Center (www.nfc.lv) has expressed its concern over a special grant from the Latvian Parliament for a historical film, made by bypassing the project competition established in…
26-11-2012