The submission of the tender applications (opened on October 1, 2018) is suspended until the approval of the budget for 2019 and until the decision is made (according to the amount of available financial resources). Prior to the resumption of the submission of the tender applications all submitted applications will be returned without consideration.


For more detailed information, please refer to the Tender regulations.

Welcome to Riga!  


  • Located in Northern-Eastern Europe, only a 2 hour flight away from London, Paris, and Moscow
  • A compact, but extensive reservoir of diverse undiscovered filmmaking locations
  • Included in UNESCO World heritage list for its medieval architecture, for the quality and quantity of its Art Nouveau architecture, for its 19th century architecture in wood
  • A starting point on the way to Latvian picturesque, unspoilt nature, sea, fields, forests, swamps, manors and colourful towns
  • The city-actress who is able to double many European cities just like Latvian nature doubles many places from all around the world



  • Riga City Council co-financing programme “Riga Film Fund”
  • Some of the lowest filmmaking costs in Europe
  • Refund of value added tax 
  • Latvian membership at the Council of Europe fund "Eurimages" for co-production, distribution and support and in „Media”, the European Commission’s support programme for cinema and audiovisual media