PRODUCTION: Modris Sets Fall Release

RIGA: The Latvian/Greek/German coproduction Modris, a debut feature by Latvian director Juris Kursietis, is set to be released in Latvia on 24 October 2014.
10-06-2014

Latvian Animations Find International Sales

RIGA: Latvian animations sell to Europe, Middle East and Russia.
29-05-2014

FNE Doc Bloc: Deadline Approaches for Baltic Sea Forum

Producers have two weeks left to apply for the Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries.
23-05-2014

Latvia Introduces Coproduction Funding

RIGA: The Latvian Film Centre has launched its first tender for coproduction funding.
19-05-2014

Latvia in Cannes 2014

Latvian film industry represented at the Cannes film market
13-05-2014

Latvia Launches Debut Film Funding

RIGA: The Latvian Film Centre has initiated a new tender to support young filmmakers' debut projects.
30-04-2014

Latvia and Lithuania Ban Russian TV

Governmental bodies in both Latvia and Lithuania have banned broadcasts of Russian state TV channels.
09-04-2014

Latvian Film Centre Announces 2014 Grants

RIGA: National Film Centre of Latvia will give nearly 1.5 m EUR in grants to 28 projects.
07-04-2014

New Director Appointed at National Film Centre of Latvia

RIGA: Film critic Dita Rietuma has been elected the new director of the Latvian Film Centre, replacing long-time director Ilze Gailite-Holmberga who resigned in January 2014.
02-04-2014

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…
28-02-2014

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…
10-02-2014

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.
10-02-2014

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…
07-02-2014

Director of Latvian Film Centre Resigns

RIGA: Ilze Gailite-Holmberga, director of the National Film Centre of Latvia, has officially resigned from her duties.
27-01-2014

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