Place of birth: Daugavpils
Date of birth: November 1, 1952
Education: Latvia State University (1971 - 1976)
Qualification: geographer
Romualds Pipars
director
director of photography
script writer
producer
Since 1986 - a member of the Latvian Filmmakers Union.
Member of LGC - Latvian Guild of Cinematographers.
Telephone: +371-67210022, +371-29508441
e-mail: pipars@mailbox.riga.lv
Film director, cameraman, scriptwriter and producer for more than 100 pieces of films in Riga Documentary Film Studio, GILDE film studio, Latvia State Television and other film studios. Member of the European Film Academy, member of the Latvian Filmmakers Union, founder of the Latvian Film Producers Association, chief of Film Studio Film Studio Gilde.
Filmography:
Conversation with Tālivaldis Margēvičs, author of the „Crossroad Street“ film trilogy
Saruna ar ar Tālivaldi Margēviču, filmu triloģijas „Šķērsiela“ autoru“
2014, Documentary, 17min., HD, Scriptwriter, director, director of photography, studio EDFS
Conversation with Ivars Seleckis, director of the „Crossroad Street“ film trilogy
Saruna ar Ivaru Selecki, filmu triloģijas „Šķērsiela“ režisoru“
2014, Documentary, 19min., HD, Scriptwriter, director, director of photography, studio EDFS
Capitalism at Crossroad Street
Kapitālisms Šķērsielā
2013, Documentary, 103', Format: HD 16:9, Director of Photography, Director of Editing, EDKS production
The Secrets of the Pyramid of Djoser
Džosera piramīdas noslēpumi
2010, Documentary, Length: 93 min, Format: HD 16:9, Director, Director of Photography, Producer GILDE film studio
A Double-Portrait of the Coin
2008 Documentary,
Length: 110 min, Format: Digital Beta, Director, Director of Photography, Producer GILDE film studio
2006 Comeback/ Atgriezšanās
EDKS
production
Stand up, Teacher! /Mājskolotājs/
2005,
documentary, 75 min., Betacam SP, DVcam, Director, Director of Photography
EDKS production
Treading the Pharaoh's Dust /Pēdas faraonu pitekļos/
2005, documentary, 34 min., Betacam SP, DVcam,Producer, Scriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography,
GILDE film studio
We Are /Esam/
2004, documentary, 17 min. Betacam SP, Scriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, GILDE film studio
The Actor's Solo /Aktiera Solo/
2003, documentary, 49 min., Betacam SP, Director, Director of Photography, EDKS
production
For All My Life /Par visu manu dzīvi/
2003, documentary, 39 min., Betacam SP,Scriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, GILDE film studioThe ARD media prize CIVIS for integration and cultural diversity in Europe was presented on September 28, 2005 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The European ROMA Television Jury has nominated documentary For All My Life and awarded it the European ROMA Television Prize 2005.
Kur vistālāk pasauli redz
2001, documentary, 16 min. Betacam SP,
Scriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, GILDE film studio
Liberty Live /Brīvība tiešajā ēterā/
2001, documentary, 50 min. 35mm, Betacam SPScriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, GILDE film studio
Stark. The Sacret Bird /Svētelis/
1999, documentary, 12 min, 35mm, Betacam SPScriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, GILDE film studio
Eastern Border of Land /Zemes austrumu robeža/
1999, documentary, 15 min, 35mm, Betacam SP, Scriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, GILDE film studio
Gavriila /Gavriilas debesu braukšana/
1998, documentary, 30 min, 35mm, Betacam SPScriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, GILDE film studio
The Road /Ceļš/
1997,
documentary, 20 min, 35mm, Scriptwriter, Director , RDFS production
Jazeps Rancans /Jāzeps Rancāns/
1996, documentary, 27 min, 35mmScriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography,
Fly Safely /Lidojiet droši/
1996
documentary, 13 min, 35mm, Director, RDFS production
Bil Clinton in LatviaLatvia Chronicale Nr 13 /Latvijas Hronika Nr 13/
1995, documentary, 13 min, 35mm, Scriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, RDFS production
With Confidence to the Throne of Mercy /Ar paļāvību pie želsirdības troņa/
1995, documentary, 30 min, 35mmScriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, RDFS production
Don’t Forget Carl /Neaizmirstiet Kārli/
1994, documentary, 40 min, 35mm, Producer, Director, Director of Photography, GILDE film studio
99 meters from Rome to Forums /99 metri no Romas līdz Formumam/
1993, documentary, 10 min, 35mm, Scriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, RDFS production
Diploma in Augsburg International Film Festival
Seven days in the august /Septiņas dienas augustā/
1992, documentary, 40 min, 35mm, Scriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, RDFS production
Diploma in Oberhauzen and Augsbug international film festivals
Sun City /Saules pilsēta/
1991, documentary, 52 min, 35mm, Scriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography, RDFS production
Janis Berzins. The Head of Intelligence Service /Jānis Berziņš. Izlūkdienesta priekšnieks/
1989, documentary, 90 min, 35mm, Director, Director of Photography, RDFS production
The best film of the year in Latvia and the challenge prize "Lielais Kristaps"
Demokratijas stunda
1985
Film magazine "Art No 1"Maksla 1
1982, documentary, 10 min, 35mmScriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography
Tava maize
RDFS production10
LjeontyevLeontjevs
1980,
documentary, 60 min,Scriptwriter
The grand prize /Lielā balva/
documentary, 90 min, Scriptwriter
The Time of Posters /Plakāts Laiks/
1977documentary, 10 min, 35mm, cinemascopeAssistant of director, Photographer, RDFS production
Window /Logs/
1976, documentary, 50 min, 16mm, Scriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography
Talk to Me, Mountains! /Runajiet, kalni!/
1974, documentary, 10 min, 16mmScriptwriter, Director, Director of Photography
The first grade diploma at film festival UNICA in Cologne
Synopsis
Film director, cameraman and scriptwriter. He has started his artistic career in 1968. He has made more than 100 films together with film studio "Gilde", Latvia State Television and also Riga Documentary Film Studio. He considers documentary film genre being closest to him. Nowadays a film made with his hands already obtains status of historical evidence. And this is the most valuable thing. Therefore Romualds Pipars together with his colleagues acting as cameraman in the most critical days for the state of Latvia was near the city channel and Dome square and he made film testimonies. As scriptwriter and film director the best interest and the most valuable experience he has in production of political and entertainment programs. He has been working also in advertising and production of TV entertainment programs. At the moment he works in the field of film production. He as film producer tries to concentrate the strength Latvian filmmakers have in the development of local film production and other activities so that Latvian film production could join European and World film activities.
List of best produced films:
documentaries:
Gavriila /Gavriilas debesu brauksana/
1998
Don’t Forget Carl /Neaizmirstiet Karli/
1994
feature film:
Satanic story /Dragon's eggSatanisks stasts. Puka ola/
1996


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