Film Service Producers Association brings together most experienced film service producers of 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,
To represent the film service production companies interests in state and municipal institutions,
To elaborate and propose legislative initiatives in the sector development.
About the region
The Baltic region is located in Northern/Eastern Europe, only a 2 hour flight away from London, Paris, Berlin and Moscow. The region is compact, full of undiscovered filmmaking locations, included in UNESCO World heritage list for its medieval architecture, Art Nouveau architecture and wood architecture. Picturesque, unspoilt nature, sea, fields and forests, manors and colourful towns.
The region offers a well developed film service industry with qualified and experienced professionals, high quality filmmaking and technical service, responsive and welcoming municipality.
The Baltics offer the lowest film making costs in Europe.
Up to 20% of film related expenditure can be funded by the Riga Film Fund co-financing programme.
As well 21% VAT return avaliable.
Latvia is a member of the Council of Europe fund "Eurimages" for co-production, distribution and support
and member of „Media”, the European Commission’s support programme for cinema and audiovisual media.