Born:15November, 1968Education:

1975 -1987, Liepaja Secondarv School No. 1

1998 - 2000, Higher Courses for Directors and Script-Writers, Moscow, Russia

Ivo Kalpenieks
Film Director

Former Experience:

1998 - Art Eks Film Studio, director & share-holder

1997  - 1998 - Latvian Studio for Environmental Films
1995 -1997 - FORMA Film Studio, director

1990 - Riga Documentarv Film Studio, administrator, assistant of director, director

1989 - 1990 - mandatory service in the Soviet Army

1987 - 1989 - Riga Film Studio, lighting team

Director of Films, TV Programs, and TV Commercials

1999 - short feature 'The Kings" (course film)
1999 - "Is the River Alive?" (popular science film)

1999 - 2000 - TV commercials in co-operation with leading Latvian advertising agencies, related to DDBt Publicis, Leo Burnett, Botes, etc.

1998  - Latvian Studio for Environmental Films, director of a TV program
"Environmental Facts" and project "Latvia - an Investment-Friendly Country"

Director of Industrial Films:

1997 - "Soros Foundation Latvia: 5 Years" - prize for the best creative solution of an industrial film in "Big Kristaps'98" film competition


1997 - "Laboratories of  Ventspils Nafta Campany" - prize for the best editing of an

industrial film "Big Kristaps'98" film competition

1997 - "Transit in Latvia" - prize for the best industrial film in "Big Kristaps'98" film


1997 - "Ventspils Nafta Company", "Fishery in Latvia"

1996   - "Ventbunkers Company", "Latvian Industries", "Bolderaja Company", "Kālija
Parks €ompany", "Port of Ventspils"

1995 - "Torestryin Latvia"


Director of Documentaries:

1997   - "Island in the Heaven" - prizefor the best director of documentary film, prize for
the best documentary, prize for the best camera in "Sig Kristaps'98" film

1995 - "Ojārs Feldbergs"

1993 - "Legend About a Family-Tree" - prize for the best script in "Big Kristaps'93" film

competition, film-critics award for synthesis of documentary and feature film

1992 - "The Town of Kandava" 1991-"Alms-house" - Home
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