Pupils are invited to take part in „Rīgas kino” project

Pupils are invited to take part in „Rīgas kino” project
F64 . Ivars Zviedris, the leader of „Rīgas kino” masterclasses
04-10-2013 A+ A-
National Film Centre of Latvia in cooperation with „Rīga 2014” invites pupils to apply for „Rīgas kino” creative masterclasses in order to acquire filmmaking and „stop motion” skills in animation technique. Pupils will be able to produce short films about their local surroundings.

„Rīgas kino” is one of The European Capital of Culture events where 240 pupils will shoot 48 short films about Riga in 12 various masterclasses.

What happens in Riga suburbs? How the locals see their area? How the local youth spend their days in suburbs? „Rīgas kino” searches for answers to those questions and captures it in such permanent form as a film. Latvian film professionals will work together with pupils by putting together experience and a fresh perspective from the young people's side. „Rīgas kino” will introduce them to Riga cultural environment while working hand-in-hand with professionals.

The newly made films will be screened at open-air location in August, 2014, alongside with the early age films and film magazines about Riga. The best authors will receive awards on 30 September, 2014, at „Splendid Palace”.

Pupils are invited to apply for the following workshops until 18 October:

4 to 8 November, „Multenkulteņu” animation workshop in Āgenskalns. At: Fricis Brīvzemnieks Primary school. Led by animator Kristīna Ratniece and architect Ivars Šmits. The age of participants: 10 to 14 years.

4 to 29 November. Workshop led by director Ivars Zviedris in Jaunciems. At: Jaunciems 7th Primary school. The age of participants:  15 to 18 years.

25 November to 20 December. Workshop led by director Ilona Brūvere in Āgenskalns. At: Riga State German Grammar school. The age of participants: 15 to 18 years.

The participation is free of charge. To find more about the registration, click on www.rigaskino.lv. Further information about workshops will continue.

 

 

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