Film sector

The film sector in Riga and Latvia is an active interdisciplinary creative industry that interacts with other sectors of culture, art, education, science and the economy. There are 195 registered film producers and studios represented in the industry. As well as a wide range of co-production and production service options.

Riga City Council co-financing programme “Riga Film Fund” for foreign productions planning to shoot in Riga and Latvia can be combined with the co-financing administered by the National Film Centre of Latvia.

Key Benefits

Riga city

  • Fast and easy cash rebate
  • Exceptional Diversity of Architecture
  • Longstanding and skilled multilingual industry

City center 20 min drive

  • to the International Airport, 100+ direct flights
  • to 500 km of sandy beaches
  • to the pristine nature

City center 1 h drive

  • to the only outdoor backlot studio in the Baltics

 

Film Partners

Riga City Council co-financing programme “Riga Film Fund” is open to Latvian-foreign co-productions planning to shoot in Riga and Latvia. Up to 25% of eligible film-related expenditure can be obtained for the approved project as a cash rebate when filming is completed. www.filmriga.lv

 

Film Service Producers Association brings together the most experienced film service producers in Latvia to promote and develop foreign film service in the Baltic region, to maintain filming service quality according to international standards, to collect and distribute information about available services in the region. www.filmservice.lv

 

Links

Production companies. Contact list of film production companies compiled by the National Film Centre of Latvia. www.nkc.gov.lv

National Film Centre of Latvia. Riga City Council co-financing programme “Riga Film Fund” for foreign productions planning to shoot in Riga and Latvia can be combined with the co-financing administered by the National Film Centre of Latvia. www.nkc.gov.lv

The North Star Film Alliance is a joint cooperation project between three countries that connects you to versatile locations, established film industry professionals, and effective incentive systems in three Northern European countries - Estonia, Finland and Latvia. Each unique, yet united in their versatility and shared values. www.northstarfilmalliance.com

Download

North Star Film Alliance brochure
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Latvian Film Industry 2021
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Films from Latvia 2020-2023
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