Industry events schedule

The full Industry RIGA IFF Events programme – pitching sessions, lectures, discussions, hackathon and more.

Thursday, 18 October

European children’s film project pitching sessions

Cafe Film Noir
18 Oct 11:00 REGISTER

11:00 – 13:00

For registered participants

One-to-one meetings
For film project representatives, buyers

Cafe Film Noir
18 Oct 14:00

14:00 – 17:30

For registered participants

Friday, 19 October

Inspirational talks: molding together cinema, virtual reality and education
Wim Forceville, Alexander Herrmann, Tessa Ratuszynska Price and Fiona Frances Nicholson, Wim Wouters

Cafe Film Noir
19 Oct 09:30 REGISTER

09:30 – 13:30

For registered participants

Film project pitching session for children’s audience

Cafe Film Noir
19 Oct 14:30

14:30 – 18:30

For registered participants

Networking & RIGA IFF FORUM Awards Event

Cafe Film Noir
19 Oct 20:30

20:30 – 23:30

For registered participants

Saturday, 20 October

RIGA IFF Hackathon
Creating educational VR content for children and youth

Architecture and Media Centre H206
20 Oct 10:00 APPLY

10:00 – 10:00 (24 h)

For registered participants

Sunday, 21 October

Hackathon VR project presentations and networking event
Educational VR content for children and youth

Cafe Film Noir
21 Oct 14:30

14:30 – 17:30

Free admission

Tuesday, 23 October

One-to-one meetings
For participating projects and screenwriters

Cafe Film Noir
23 Oct 10:00

10:00 – 20:00

For pre-registered participants only

Wednesday, 24 October

One-to-one meetings
For participants and other industry members

Cafe Film Noir
24 Oct 10:00

10:00 – 13:00

For registered participants

Thursday, 25 October

Works in progress short film presentations

Kino Bize
25 Oct 10:00

10:00 – 11:00

For registered participants and RIGA IFF badge holders

Baltic short film presentations for experts

Kino Bize
25 Oct 11:00

11:00 – 14:00

For registered participants and RIGA IFF Industry badge holders

Roundtable: Socially active film. Too much or not enough?

Kaņepe Culture Centre
25 Oct 15:00

15.00 – 16.00

For registered participants

Lecture by Michael Pattison + meet-and-greet
Critics Unite, You have Nothing to Lose But Your Bylines: Towards a Permanent Criticism at a Time of Permanent Crisis

Cafe Film Noir
25 Oct 16:30

16:30 – 18:30

Free admission

Discussion: What to do with film criticism?
Roberts Vinovskis, Ieva Viese-Vigula, Daniela Zacmane, Viktors Freibergs, Henriks Eliass Zēgners, moderator - Agnese Logina

Cafe Film Noir
25 Oct 19:00

19:00 – 21:00

Free admission
Discussion held in Latvian

Friday, 26 October

Discussion of future perspectives
Baltic film school representatives

Cafe Film Noir
26 Oct 15:00

15:00 – 17:00

For registered participants

Works in progress short film presentations

Kino Bize
26 Oct 10:00

10:00 – 11:00

For registered participants and RIGA IFF badge holders

Baltic film school presentations
For Baltic film school representatives

Cafe Film Noir
26 Oct 10:00

10:00 – 13:30

For pre-registered participants only

Baltic short film presentations for experts

Kino Bize
26 Oct 11:00

11:00 – 14:00

For registered participants and RIGA IFF Industry badge holders

Discussion: Silver screen after VR
Šelda Puķīte, Leena Jääskeläinen, Zane Zelmene

Art Academy of Latvia
26 Oct 14:30

14.30 – 16.00

For registered participants

Lecture by Michael Pattison
Class Critique: How Film Can Enhance and Sharpen Critical Learning

Cafe Film Noir
26 Oct 18:00

18:00 – 20:00

Free admission; with focus on teachers
Lecture in English, with translation in Latvian

Saturday, 27 October

Panel discussion: Premiere status of a short film
Enrico Vannucci, Torunn Nyen, Asja Krsmanović, Per Fikse, Wouter Jansen, Moderator – Anna Zača

Cafe Film Noir
27 Oct 12:00

12:00 – 13:30

Free admission

Lecture by Michael Pattison
Forever Young: Criticism as a Permanent Practice

Cafe Film Noir
27 Oct 14:30

14:30 – 16:00

Free admission; with focus on young audience
Lecture in English