PRODUCER, VIDES FILMU STUDIJA, LATVIA
Uldis Cekulis created the independent production company Vides Filmu Studija (VFS) that has become the leader in the Baltic States in making documentaries and TV programmes with a focus on man and nature stories. He has worked on more than twenty documentaries both as a producer and cameraman. His camerawork for the documentary Theodore (2006) helped the film win the Best Baltic Film Prize at the International Film Forum Arsenāls (Riga). Many of the documentaries he has produced such as Roof on the Moonway (2001) and Dream Land (2004) have travelled around the world. He has also worked with multimedia projects, and for eleven years has been producing a weekly half-hour environment and nature programme for Latvian TV. He has co-produced documentaries with Estonian, Russian, German, Italian and French production companies, as well as with the TV channels LTV, ETV, LRT, NDR, arte, YLE, SBS TV, ORT, ERT and RAI SAT.