Andrejs Ēķis

Andrejs Ēķis
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COLOURFULL MOMENTS - Author, Script, Director, Cameraman, Editor (1991)
SCHOOL OF LIFE - Cameraman (1991)

1991 Graduated from the Leningrad (now St.Petersburg) State Institute of Culture (specialization:film producer)


1996 – to present Latvian Independent Television (LNT): founder, owner, general manager, head of the board
1993 – 1997 One of the first private television company PICCA TV: owner and general manager
1991 – 1993 Latvian State Television: film producer
1984 – 1986 Latvian State Television: cameraman

Film producer:
2010 Comedy “The Heritage of Rudolf”
2007 Historic drama “Defenders of Riga”
2004 Romantic drama “Autumn roses”
2003 Romantic drama “I’m buying Your Husband”
2002 - 2003 TV serial “Ferdinand the Great”
2002 - 2003 Romantic drama “Nightwatchman and the Laundress”
2002 Romantic drama “Ipolits”
2002 TV series “Inspector Grauds”
1999 - 2001 TV series / sitcom “Sweetheart Monika” (based on “I Love Lucy”, owned and produced by Pearson TV
2000 Historical drama “Dangerous Summer”: producer, script co-writer
1993 Black humour film “Celojums uz Tukumu” (Journey to Tukums)
1989 Documentary film about Königsberg (broadcast by WDR)

2004 Elected as a Member of the Board of International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
2002 Awarded the Three-Star Order (the highest Latvian State award for outstanding achievement in serving the country)
2000 Acknowledged by The Hollywood Reporter in the year 2000 as one of the 50 biggest power players in global entertainment and media
1999 Recognized as the most successful TV manager in Eastern Europe by the International TV Fair in Budapest
Since 1996 LNT (Latvian Independent Television) has been annually recognized as the most successful TV Company in Latvia

2004 ACE (Ateliers du Cinema Europeen) producer courses
2003 ARISTA course in screenwriting and production