Baltic Competition

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OBSESSION
Estonia, 2008, 14:18

Director: Andrew Bond
Director of Photography: Alvar Kõue
Producer: Maario Masing

A young couple is sitting at the bus stop and telling each other an incredible story. Your obsession could seem a curse, but actually it is a gift, guiding you to the happiness.

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SOMEBODY
Latvia, 2008, 34:00

Director: Didzis Eglītis
Director of Photography: Lāsma Ābele, Kaspars Cirsis
Producer: Didzis Eglītis

Duplex short film. Ethan & Simone are agents in a corporation that offers to fulfill their clients wishes. Ethan is in love with Simone and he finally decides to anveil his feelings to her. Simone is searching for love, but everything gets complicated because of corporations memory rewrite feature.

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SPEACHLESS
Latvia, 2009, 23:00

Director: Jānis Skulme
Director of Photography: Jānis Skulme
Producer: Jānis Skulme

Film is based on the true story of Andreas Grassl who was found soaking wet near seashore and did not speak a word for 4 months.

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THIBAUT
Estonia, 2008, 17:30

Director: Martti Helde
Director of Photography: Alvar Kõue
Producer: Kristi Rimm

Loyal to the family he works for, a lonely middle-aged butler Thibaut sets the family table every day and waits for the masters at the window. Thibaut has worked for the family for decades and is not aware of the fact that his beloved masters are killed already a year ago. And even if he knew, he probably would not feel too comfortable admitting it. Waiting and patience gets a whole new meaning for Thibaut when he discovers the pigeons that live in the eaves.

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THE FENCER
Latvia, 2009, 16:01

Director: Astra Zoldnere
Director of Photography: Astrida Konstante
Producer: Līga Gaisa

A young married housewife's dull routine is enlivened as she spies on the sexual escapades of her fencing instructor neighbour.  She too is seduced by him, but fear of losing her family results in hysteria and an unpredictable climax.

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edvarts virza. sirrealistic starumēni.
Latvia, 2008, 3:15

Director: Reinis Dzudzilo
Director of Photography: Andris Priedītis
Producer:  Reinis Dzudzilo

As the base is used the latvian writers poem "Straumēni". "Straumēni" is something beautiful but absurd.

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DING DONG DONG
Latvia, 2009, 6:30

Director: Vents Grīnbaums
Director of Photography: KAPLIS
Producer: Vents Grīnbaums

Crime drama about stolen butter.

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A SONET
Latvia, 2009, 4:33

Director: Raitis Valeskalns
Director of Photography: Raitis Valeskalns
Producer: Raitis Valeskalns

Film without end.

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OIL
Latvia, 2008, 05:09

Director: Uldis Cipsts
Director of Photography: Pēteris Tidriķis
Producer: Diāna Iksīte

People are sticking together and to all the surfaces without any known reason. It seems that an environment catastrophe has taken place and now humans are experiencing impact of their activities.
A movie – parable. Dedicated to all the birds that have died due to polluted sees and oceans by sticking into the oil.
Film producer within project “Cinema Commune U35”.

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UN-GOOD
Latvia, 2008, 03:35

Director: Ance Krieviņa
Director of Photography: Andrejs Skangals
Producer: Haralds Matulis

Short film "UN-good" is produced within the project "Cinema poetry" in September 2008. It is a story about an imaginary phone call of a girl, but the imagination becomes real. Short film is based on the original text of a poem "UN-good" by poet Ērika Bērziņa.

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WHERE RIVERS FLOW
Latvia, 2009, 2:23

Director: Krišjānis Ābols
Director of Photography: Krišjānis Ābols
Producer: Krišjānis Ābols

We’ve got the aim, but we do not know the roads.

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GOLD DIGGER
Latvia, 2007, 1:49

Director: Inese Vēriņa
Director of Photography: Inese Vēriņa
Producer: Inese Vēriņa

This is a traditional story about traditional people with a traditional thinking. Difference between real and unreal world is not so big. Welcome to real gamers world!

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BLACK PETER
Estonia, 2008, 21:00

Director: Priit Pääsuke
Director of Photography: Meelis Veeremets
Producer: Priit Pääsuke

Peter and his wife have dinner with friends in a restaurant. They have not quarreled for two weeks already. A new record could be in the making. A trivial argument soon grows into a quarrel and the night brings weird games into their relationship.

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THE LAST STOP
Latvia, 2008, 14:40

Director: Lauris Ābele
Director of Photography: Mārcis Ābele
Producer: Raitis Ābele

When revitalized mass culture’s pushing cliches can not only be intimidating, but also fatal.