WINNERS OF 2ANNAS 2017! The 2ANNAS Film Festival congratulates its 2017 Award Winners! 2ANNAS Industry Day 'REALITY CHECK' Friday, 1st of December, 2AnnasIFF in cooperation with the technology startup community TechHub Riga brings you 'REALITY CHECK'. The conference explores and introduces to the new storytelling methods using VR/AR/MR technologies. Please meet and greet our spectacular international jury! This year, 22nd 2ANNAS IFF welcomes 6 extraordinary jury members to judge International Short film and Mid-length film competitions 2ANNAS IFF 2017 Tickets on sale 2ANNAS IFF 2017 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 5th Baltic Pitching Forum 2017 For the 5th time in Vilnius, Lithuania, on the 6th and 7th of October, the Baltic Pitching Forum took place, in which 9 short film projects from Baltic countries presented their ideas to the experts in front of the jury. 2ANNAS IFF screen at Pagalms Fest 2017 2ANNAS IFF team starts the summer short film tour with screening at Pagalms Fest CALL FOR SHORT FILM PROJECTS FOR BALTIC PITCHING FORUM 2017 For the 5th year Baltic directors have the opportunity to polish their marketing skills and win a chance to present their short film projects at two of the biggest pitching forums in Europe! Uzmanību! Attention! внимание! увагy! 注意! Achtung! Tähelepanu! UZMANIBU! Huomio! Atenção! Information for those who intend to submit a film 2ANNAS IFF Now we know the best short film of 2ANNAS PROJECTOR 2017! Finally that day has arrived when all the participants of 2ANNAS Projector 2017 film making workshops could come together and present the short movies they have made and share the experiences of their first steps in cinema. CALL FOR ENTRIES 2017 22st Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS has opened submissions for short and midi-lenght film competitions 2017 Winners of 2ANNAS 2016! The 2ANNAS Film Festival proudly congratulates its 2016 Award Winners! 2ANNAS IFF 2016 JUST AROUND THE CORNER Celebrate film with 2ANNAS 2016 - "WANDERERS" 27th of September - 2nd of October 2ANNAS At Riga City Festival Film festival 2ANNAS has prepared a special treat of cinema for all guests of Riga City festival! 2ANNAS cinema at LABA DABA 2ANNAS has prepared some shorts for you to watch at LABA DABA! Get your eyes ready and visit the cinema tent to see amazing short films! 2ANNAS AT THE FILM FESTIVAL 'ROJAL' Riga International Film Festival 2NNAS invites to the screening of best shorts of 2015 on the 29th of July at 22.00 at the film festival RojaL in Roja, Latvia. EXTENDED OPEN CALL! The open call for 2ANNAS IFF BALTIC SHORT FILM and INTERNATIONAL MID-LENGTH FILM competition programmes is extended until the END OF JUNE, 30/06/2016. Don't miss the deadline! OPEN CALL 'SUPER 8' WORKSHOP Call for applications for the analogue film workshop 'Super 8' organized by the experimental film expert Ieva Balode. 2ANNAS AT THE SUMMER FESTIVAL Celebrate the arrival of summer with 2ANNAS Latvian and children short film programmes at the Miera iela Vasarsvetki festival 2ANNAS LATVIAN TOUR RESULTS 2ANNAS film education project '2ANNAS PROJEKTORS' has reached the final destination - home, and brought back 8 films made by the students of regional high schools. 2ANNAS LATVIAN TOUR '2ANNAS PROJEKTORS 2016' 2ANNAS is starting the 2016 season with the annual tour around Latvia, screening a selection of short films from the last years festival programme and offering an intensive day long short film making workshops. CALL FOR SHORT FILM PROJECTS FOR BALTIC PITCHING FORUM 2016 For the 4th year Baltic directors have the opportunity to polish their marketing skills and win a chance to present their short film projects at two of the biggest pitching forums in Europe! CALL FOR ENTRIES 2016 21st Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS has opened the submissions for short and mid-length film competition 2016! Norwegian film YES, WE LOVE triumphs at the 2ANNAS festival! Grand prix of the International short film competition goes to the Norwegian director Hallvar Witzø's short film YES, WE LOVE. PREMIERE SCREENING OF LATVIAN FILMS Premiere screening of 2 Latvian films - Reinis Spaile 'Beats of the Empty Land' and Laila Pakalnina 'Cukierek' THE WINNERS OF THE FESTIVAL 2ANNAS COMPETITION REVEALED TONIGHT Tonight at 20:30 follow the Awards Ceremony to find out the winners of this years competition awarded by the international jury members: Berlin Interfilm Art director Heinz Hermanns, curators Liuda Drizyte, Tanja Hladnik and Laura Walde and directors Lauris Abele and Vladimir Lescov HEY RASMA!, PAULS IRBINS ON MARS AND WHAT IS REAL CINEMA? Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS for the first time in the festival history are showing the mid-lenght competition. INGA PERKONE: THE SIZE MATTERS AFTER ALL Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS opened its 20th anniversary edition with a pomp in the Cinema Splendid Palace. The visitors truly enjoyed Buster Keaton's silent film The General (1926) with the live music composed specifically for this occasion. THE LENGTH DOESN'T MATTER - OPENING OF THE 2ANNAS FESTIVAL Join the celebration of 20th anniversary of Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS opening ceremony tonight at Splendid Palace. Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS celebrates its' 20th birthday! In honor of the celebration, 2ANNAS will look back at its' past and into the future. Competition programmes, focus screenings, special events, discussions and parties guaranteed! WHITE NIGHT TOGETHER WITH 2ANNAS: CINEMA IS LIFE Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS takes part in the modern cultural forum White Night, kicking off September 5, with a Latvian short film programme and audiovisual performances. SURPRISES AND INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED FILMS IN THE RUNNING Out of the 1300 submitted films, 61 have been selected for the competition. However, on the whole, 100 films will be presented as part of the focus programmes and festival showings. Discussion // MAN IN CINEMA: HERO, LOVER OR FOOL? 2ANNAS Festival invities to a discussion about the representation of men in cinema and their social roles. The discussion will be held at Kaņepes Kultūras centrs (KKC) on 26 August at 19.00. WATERPIECES 2ANNAS film festival is visiting WATERPIECES video art festival! LATVIAN MAN AT LABA DABA FESTIVAL On 1 August short and medium-length films by Latvian directors from the 2ANNAS film festival programme will be shown at the international music festival LABA DABA. Experimental short film programme CINEMA COMMUNE On 30 July at 18:00 the entertainment and recreation place Klondaika offers an experimental short film programme for film enthusiasts. POSITIVUS 2015 2ANNAS is screening short films at POSITIVUS! Uncomfortable shorts for conversations Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS is taking participation in the Conversation Festival LAMPA, exploring issues, that are uncomfortable to discuss. Volunteer at the 2ANNAS festival Become a volunteer and enjoy the perks - passes to see the entire festival programme, invitations to all the 2ANNAS parties and more! Impossible reality 2ANNAS invites you to learn about the aspects of documentaries at the house of fairy tales Undīne. ALMOST 1300 FILMS SUBMITTED TO 2ANNAS FESTIVAL, SELECTION BEGINS The films entered for consideration include the works of directors already renowned in Latvia, European Film Award nominees, laureates of the Berlinale and other international film festivals. Discussion // The End of Manliness 2ANNAS is talking about MEN! Baltic Pitching Forum 2015 For the third year Baltic directors have the opportunity to polish their marketing skills and win a chance to present their short film projects to possible sponsors at two of the biggest pithing forums in Europe! Renewable Futures Network for art, science and cultural innovation RIXC invites media artists to submit their work to the Renewable Futures festival. PROJECTOR 2015 2ANNAS starts its tour around Latvia! Submit your film with FilmFestivalLife! Now you can use the FilmFestivalLife platform to submit your short or mid-length film to our festival and keep up with what's new in the film festival world! OPEN CALL!!! Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS has opened the submissions for this years' festival! European Script Meeting Submission Deadline Extended Submission deadline for European Script Meeting has been extended to 15th November Belgian Days in Riga Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS in collaboration wit the Royal Embassy of Belgium in Riga has prepared a special selection of Belgian shorts to screen during the Belgian Days in Riga on November 10, 2014! 2ANNAS 2014 The full programme of 2ANNAS 2014 is available on the website! Information about the ticket prices is available below. Festival is coming up! The full programme will be revealed until October 12, stay tuned! Please look under 2ANNAS2014 in the left corner of the website 2ANNAS 2014 TEASER Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS gives a little sense of what to expect from this year's festival! White Night 2ANNAS will take part in the contemporary culture forum White Night with two of our favorite activities: screening short films and dancing! BPF submissions still open You have until September 5 to submit your idea to Baltic Pitching Forum! Films seen by Aspen readers On August 16 at 7 pm kim? and 2ANNAS invite to a conversation about Aspen, a different way of experiencing art and film that existed in 1960s and 1970s, in America. Shakespeare shorts at Doms courtyard 2ANNAS wraps up the outdoor screenings at the Riga Doms courtyard this Thursday with shorts based on the work of William Shakespeare! World shorts at Doms courtyard This Thursday we will screen the best short films from around the world! Latvian shorts at Doms courtyard We continue the outdoors screenings at the Doms church courtyard on Thursday, July 17 with a programme on Latvian shorts! Baltic Pitching Forum Open Call Baltic Pitching Forum 2014 is looking for participants! 2ANNAS on Positivus TV In preparation for Positivus music festival, 2ANNAS also participates in Positivus TV - the new pop-up television channel - with a specially selected program for five nights! PROJECTOR 2014 special screening in Jekabpils On July 10, 2014 2ANNAS will travel to Jekabpils to demonstrate the PROJECTOR 2014 film program in a special screening as part of the Jekabpils city festival. 2ANNAS is packing for POSITIVUS Like every year 2ANNAS festival has created a special film program, which will be demonstrated at the music and art festival POSITIVUS! Extended deadline for Baltic competition! The deadline for submissions of short films for Baltic competition has been extended till June 30! The Latvian tour is over! After nearly two months on the road, 2ANNAS have finished the Latvian tour. This spring, we traveled all around Latvia to screen a selection of 8 films from the previous festival competition programmes. The tour now has come to the end, and we would like to express our deep gratitude for everybody involved! Call for Entries soon closing! 2ANNAS would like to remind you that the call for entries is soon closing! 2ANNAS in Cineuropa ''Cineuropa'' just published an interview with 2ANNAS programme director Anna Veilande-Kustikova. In the interview, she explains the aims and goals of 2ANNAS, the future vision of the festival and also why this year we have a feature film competition. Latvian Tour PROJECTOR 2014 2ANNAS are getting on the road to travel around Latvia and show a specially selected programme of films from the last year's festival also elsewhere in Latvia! Short Dutch On Saturday, March 22 2ANNAS together with Riga Film Museum and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Latvia will organize a Dutch short film afternoon called ''SHORT DUTCH'' 2ANNAS 2013 did much, but 2ANNAS 2014 will create wonders Riga International FILM Festival 2ANNAS