Cinematic Art

Basic information of the sector

The jurisdiction of the Ministry in the field of film art is:

  • Promote sustainable development and competitiveness of the film industry of Latvia;
  • To promote audiovisual creative work and accessibility and dissemination of audiovisual heritage in Latvia and in the world;
  • To coordinate participation of the film industry in the European support programs for the film industry;
  • To register film producers, distributors and distribution sites as well as according to jurisdiction to perform supervision and control of the film distribution sector;
  • To develop a data base of the film industry;
  • To maintain, manage and develop museum collection in the field of Latvian audiovisual culture as part of the National museum collection;
  • To carry out scientific research of the museum collection in the field of audiovisual culture of Latvia;
  • To carry out educational work and inform different target audiences about the audiovisual culture of Latvia;
  • To ensure that the museum collection in the field of Latvian audiovisual culture would be accessible to the community.

Contacts

National Film Centre, Peitavas 10, Riga. Phone: +371 67358878, e-mail: nkc@nkc.gov.lv.