When he's not behind the camera, Deep Sea Studios founder Rudolfs is probably out working on his family's many acres of forest land. A real nature soul, he is one of the most promising upcoming directors in Latvia. Rudolfs's first short Flames on the Soil (2016) was nominated for the Latvian National Film Award for Best Debut. He currently studies Filmmaking at the Baltic Film & Media School.
Starting out as a young documentarian and transitioning into fiction films, Matiss currently produces most of the projects at Deep Sea Studios from development to distribution. His debut film One Ticket Please (2017) has won awards at festivals in different parts of the world. Matiss holds a BFA in Film & Television from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and is currently an MFA Directing fellow at AFI Conservatory in Los Angeles.
Zane has perhaps the most important quality a producer may wish for: she's able to talk nearly anyone into helping the production reach its goal. From the far borderlands of Latvia comes one of the most talanted young producers in the country, who has worked on award-winning and large-scale fictiona and documentary films such as The Converts (2016) and Baltic Tribes (2018). Zane is currently an MFA Producing fellow at AFI Conservatory in Los Angeles.
Notorious for being a real Napoleon on set, Sasha, as his friends and colleagues call him, works with unusual and tricky compositions. He has experience as DP on award-winning documentaries and features, including One Ticket Please (2017), The Lesson (2014) and Family Instinct (2012).
After a short career in caring for huskies in the North of Sweden, Ildze has decided to turn to filmmaking. She is starting out as production and project manager for documentaries. Her first credit is Deep Sea Studios' Zigfrids Anna Meierovics (2018), with many others sure to come.