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    LIZETE UPITE

    (family name MUROVSKA)

    Born in November 1987, Latvia

    Nationality: Latvian

     

    Don't hesitate to contact me:

    lizete.upite@gmail.com

    oo33 641677085 (france)

    oo371 22015294 (latvia)

     

    EDUCATION

     

    - MA degree in Visual Communication - Art Academy of Latvia. LATVIA (2014)

    - Diploma of director of animation - La Poudriere. FRANCE (2011-2013)

    - Erasmus exchange studies - Escola Superior Artistica do Porto. PORTUGAL (2008 – 2010)

    - BA degree in Audiovisual Media - Baltic Film and Media school. ESTONIA (2006 – 2010)

      

    FILMOGRAPHY

    - JANIS MUROVSKIS - SIETSPIEDE (Sia Muretart 2015, 14 min, documentry)

    -  MUSHROOMS. I HAVE NO TIME (Art Academy of Latvia 2014, 5 min, traditional animation on computer)

    - UNE NUIT SUR LE LAC (La Poudrière (France) 2013, 4 min, traditional animation on computer)

      Graduation film, bought by TV channel ARTE France.

    - SILENCE, ACTION (La Poudrière  (France) 2013, 1 min, traditional animation on computer)

      Participant in Les Espoirs de l'Animation 2013 and in a Canal J screening in Annecy Festival 2013.

    - FILM D'HORREUR (La Poudrière  (France) 2012, 30 sec, traditional animation on computer)

      Trailer for festival Le Jour le plus Court.

    - URGENCE (La Poudrière  (France) 2012, 3 min, traditional animation)

      Co directed with Titouan Bordeau, during a workshop with Phil Mulloy.

    - CARROUSEL (La Poudrière  (France) 2012, 1 min, traditional animation)

       Participant in TV channel's ARTE online competition Student short films 2013.

    - FLASHES (2011, 4 min, traditional animation)

      Music video for Man in Maardu (Estonia). Aired in TV and participant in Eesti TOP 7.

    - LITTLE MAN (2011, 2 min, traditional animation)

      Participant in exhibition Vuelo Carneval at Art Academy of Latvia.

    - MY DAD COLLECTS CATS (Baltic Film and Media school (Estonia) 2010, 13min, cut out

      animation on computer) Graduation film.

      Received the Grand Jury Prize at international film festival Contravision, Berlin, Germany.

    - FOOTPRINTS IN CLAY (Baltic Film and Media school (Estonia) 2007, 19 min, documentary)

      

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    - Editor at Timon Leder's short animation film The Weasel (2016, INVIDA, Slovenia)

    - Director of animation at Edgars Niklasons play "Gulliver's travels" (2016, Riga Puppet Theatre)

    - illustration for a short story by Andrejs Viksna (Domuzime 2015 - LATVIA)

    - chef animator for advertisment of Elina Dobele shoes, directed by Martins Grauds (2015, LATVIA)

    - 2nd scriptwriter for animation film Baldness, directed by Armelle Mercat (2014, FRANCE)

    - Co-author of trailer for Cartoon Movie 2013 (La Poudrière 2012, 30 sec - FRANCE)

    - Author of TV publicity for Frenesies (Baltic Pharma 2012 - LATVIA)

    - Co-author of trailer for festival Clermont Ferrand 2012 (La Poudrière 2012, 30 sec - FRANCE)

    - Author of documentary film Stikla Balss (Art Academy of Latvia 2011)

    - The artist and co author of exhibition Anathomie of animation at the Office gallery of Latvian

      Centre for Contemporary Art. (2011 - LATVIA)

    - Illustrator for a food magazine Garsigs (Sia Alis 2009/2010 - LATVIA)

    - Visual artist for exhibition Krasa. Linija. Forma (Art Academy of Latvia 2010)

    - Visual artist for 6th and 7th International Festival of Film Schools (Escola Superior Artistica do

      Porto 2009 et 2010 - PORTUGAL)

    - Internship period in Abi Feijo animation studio Ciclope. (2009 - PORTUGAL)

    - Author of documentary film The Biggest Choir in the World - participating in exhibition of Latvia and The Latvian Culture, in the main building of UNESCO in Paris, France (November, 2008), Tokyo University, Japan (April, 2009) and Art Academy of Latvia representing exhibition in Riga, Latvia (Spring 2009). (Art Academy of Latvia 2009)

     

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

     

    Latvian -  native

    English - full professional proficiency

    French - professional working proficiency

    Portuguese - limited working proficiency