Liene Linde’s upcoming film “Black Velvet” receives an award in Tallinn

As the Tallinn International Film Festival came to an end, Liene Linde’s upcoming feature film “Black Velvet” was given an award in the “Works in Progress” competition…

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Pre-production of TV series “The Assistant” has started

The creators of TV series “The Assistant” are directors Alise Zariņa and Liene Linde who along with Anete Konste are also the scriptwriters.

The main character of the story is…

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My Favorite War coming to cinemas in France

Starting from 20 April, ‘My Favorite War’ will be screened in around 50 French cinemas in cities like Paris, Marseilles, Cannes, Cherbourg and others. This film is important…

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National Film Award “Lielais Kristaps” winners announced

On February 27th, the National Film Award “Lielais Kristaps” took place. Three of Ego Media films – “Lame-os” by Marta Elīna Martinsone…

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Latvian National Film Award “Lielais Kristaps” Nominations

Latvian National Film Award ‘Lielais Kristaps’ ‘(Big Kristaps) has announced this year’s nominations, in several categories three films produced by Ego Media are nominated…

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Artists Use Animation to Tell Diverse, Adult-Skewing Stories

– VARIETY, Carole Horst, 02/03/21

The animated film awards race this year once again features stellar family film offerings from the big studios as well as boutique powerhouses…

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The most screened feature film in Latvian cinemas in 2020- “The Sign Painter”, directed by Viesturs Kairish

– FILM NEW EUROPE, Zane Balčus, 18/02/21

Viesturs Kairiss’s feature film “The Sign Painter”, was watched by more than 70,000 spectators…

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Film critic Alissa Simon reviews ‘My Favorite War’ for Variety​

– VARIETY, Alissa Simon, 21/01/21

The impressive animated memoir ‘My Favorite War’ revisits writer-director Ilze Burkovska-Jacobsen’s childhood in Soviet Latvia…

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‘My Favorite War’ Lands At EastWest Filmdistribution – EFM

– DEADLINE, Tom Grater, 23/02/21

Vienna-based sales outfit EastWest Filmdistribution has taken world rights on ‘ My Favorite War’.

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