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Latvian Animation Spring 2021 comes with some great news

2021 marks the 5th year of Latvian Animation Association! We have accomplished a lot in this period — we took part in festivals, organized meetings, screenings, market stands, discussions, lectures, and even gave soundscape to some beautiful student animations. Did You know? Probably not, therefore we would like to start a tradition of an occasional Newsletter that would pop up in Your emails when we have enough news to spread. We promise to keep them short, functional, and most importantly rare. This email is a pilot, let us know what you think about it! And remember there is always an unsubscribe button right at the bottom of the email

– Anna Zača, Head of the Board at Latvian Animation Association –

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Vassilis Kroustallis did an interview with Vladimir Leschiov for Zippy Frames
 

They talk about Leschiov's personal life, animation industry in Latvia, political climate and of course – Vladimir's newest film COMEBACK – in Selection L'Officiel at The Annecy International Animation Film Festival. This interview marks the first article made in partnership with Zippy Frames.

 
 

This spring brings good news from the local funding organisations.

The National Film Centre of Latvia has supported production of two features and one short animation film. 
FLOW, the second feature by Gints Zilbalodis, a co-production between Latvia, France and Germany, will be released in 2024. 

THE LUCKY ONES is the second feature of Edmunds Jansons, same as his first feature JACOB MIMMI AND THE TALKING DOGS this film is a collaboration with artist Elīna Braslina and it is produced at studio Atom art. Release is planned for 2024.

A musical-educational animated shorts series WARDROBE OF WONDER for pre-school and primary school children are also in production. The director Krista Burāne and producer Uldis Cekulis (VFS) have gathered an impressive team of artists working for the series – Anete Melece, Anna Zača, Edmunds Jansons, Kristīne Jurjāne and Toms Burāns.

Furthermore, State Culture Capital Foundation has supported four projects in development.

HUSH HUSH LITTLE BEAR – animated short for the little ones by Māra Liniņa, produced by Sabīne Andersone, Ieva Vaickovska, Atom Art; 

KIDS ENCYCLOPEDIA - BOBO AND MARLO EXPLORES THE WORLD – educational mini series by Aigars Gercāns and Karīne Weitz, produced by Tritone Studio and Raitis Ābele; 

PENTHOUSE FOR SHORT PEOPLE by Anna Zača, a 10 minute puppet animation for adults, a project developed in the context of European Short Pitch 2020, 

and last but not least – MINE (working title) – a new script by Vladimir Leschiov is in the works.
 
 
Finally if you haven't seen it yet, Lizete's Upite's short RIGA'S LILAC, produced by Papy 3D Productions (France) and Atom Art (Latvia) is now online free of charge!
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