Monthly Archive for October, 2010

APPLE PIE LULLABY

Project Apple Pie Lullaby continues the story of Little Mouse and Cat, a fantasy of childhood and growing.
The Little Mouse dreams about growing bigger to become a real hero.
Soon a chance comes to visit a city of penguins and to discover how big the Little Mouse already is. Will she find her penguin friend again? Can this meeting be dangerous to the whole world? We will discover that, while the Cat is waiting the Little Mouse home, always ready to stretch a helping paw.

THE BOOK OF DREAMS

A neurotic decides to reform his life that unexpectedly is thrown back into unbalance when he finds a book loaded with conspiracies. Between dodging deliriums and retaining his sanity, he struggles to expose the crimes only to discover that he himself is part of the plan.

LOTTE AND MOONSTONE SECRET

In their last adventure, Klaus and his friends Fred and Ville took three stones from a secret temple. What they didn’t know is that the stones are the only way for the Moon Rabbits to get back home. While two of them, Tik and Rhiv, search for Klaus and the stones, Lotte and her uncle want to unlock the stones’ secrets. They have many adventures on their way to find Fred and Ville, during which they are followed by the two Moon Rabbits and Paul, the cat, who is also very interested in the mysterious stones.

Light, but not lightweight, charming but not silly, genuinely funny both in terms of visuals and dialogue, the ideas and situations stem from characters who are fully-formed in their own right. LOTTE AND THE MOONSTONE SECRET is a breath of animated fresh air.

RUDOLF’S GOLD

It is the dawn of the XX century which promised Latvians a prosperous and happy future, the national self esteem of the nation had awaken and the ability of farmers to overcome even the estate stewards were increasing. The old soldier of the Kaiser Roudup, with his wealth and pride, being a thorn in the baron’s flesh, becomes truly uncontrollable when he gets hit by the Cupid’s arrow. For a simple maid Emily the old boy is willing to do anything. But the girl loves his godson Kārlis. It all involves both riches and lawlessness of the baron and cheaters. The fight of two relatives for the heart of Emily changes both the fate of both men and the maid, so she can see sunshine through the tears.

I WANT TO SEE DWARFS

Colorful jungle, dancing dwarfs and a pirate girl Vanessa. It is a story of a simple and cute girl and it makes no difference that she is blind.

RIJA FILMS at MIPCOM

RIJA FILMS took part in the global TV market MIPCOM 2013, presenting the cooking show “Cult Food” (16 episodes x 52′), animation film programs for kids and grown-ups and a selection of documentaries. We are glad about the interest the cooking show and our animation has evoked and are looking forward to new cooperations.

“Cult Food” is a culinary TV show focusing on the gastronomic heritage of the world. Latvian chef, Martins Sirmais, is discovering the cultures of the world by traveling the globe and savoring the marvels of international cuisine. Every episode features one cult dish that characterizes the country of its origin. Having premiered on Latvian Television in the spring of 2013, the show has proven to be a huge success story, gaining the highest TV ratings of all broadcasters in Latvia for its given time slot.

Full episode of the show (Mexico. Tacos) and fragments are available on vimeo.

The countries presented in the 1-st season of the show:
Italy. Pizza
Belgium. French Fries
Mexico. Tacos
France. Croissant
USA. Hamburger
Spain. Gazpacho

2. season (on air – October/November 2013)
Georgia. Mcvadi
Norway. Salmon
Gambia. Peanuts
Latvia. Rye-bread
Greece. Greek salad
Turkey. Kebab

3. season (on air – Spring 2014)
Argentina. Steak
Chile. Empanada
Lithuania. Cepelin
Germany. Sosage

Filmu studija RIJA prezentē latviešu kino MIPCOM un MIP Junior filmu tirgos.

Pagājušajā nedēļā Francijā, Kannās norisinājās ikgadējais filmu tirgus MIPCOM un MIP Junior, kurā ar savu stendu piedalījās arī filmu studijas RIJA pārstāvji.

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