The film production company MISTRUS MEDIA has been operating since 2000 and has established itself as a leading Latvian film studio. The company works on international co-productions of feature films and documentaries, providing also production, filming and location services in the Baltic countries.
Benefiting from a variety of shooting locations, a four-season climate, and highly professional film crews, Latvia is in the position of providing support for international film productions, offering a cash rebate of up to 25% and solid co-production opportunities.
MISTRUS MEDIA is in the business of providing quality production services, including professional crews to help you achieve perfection in the execution of your project.
The productions of Mistrus Media have received several national and international festival awards and they have been broadcast on TV stations world-wide. In 2015 and 2016 Mistrus Media released two feature documentaries one of which – My Father the Banker has become the most watched documentary in Latvia over that past 15 years.
In November, 2016 the historical drama, The Chronicles of Melanie by Viestur Kairish, an international co-production, was premiered at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, International Competition and received the award for the Best Cinematography. The Chronicles of Melanie has become the national box-office hit of 2016 receiving over 80 000 admissions in cinemas in Latvia (with a population of only 1,96 million).
Feature The Chronicles of Melanie by Viestur Kairish is the official selection for the best foreign-language film for the 2018 Oscars from Latvia.