Ieva Ūbele has produced numerous documentary films, exhibitions and photo albums on social and environmental issues. Her most well-known documentaries are homo@lv (2010, dir. Kaspars Goba), the first documentary from Latvia ever screened at the Berlin International Film Festival, and Inga Can Hear (2018, dir. Kaspars Goba), which had its international premiere in Hot Docs 2019. In 2019 she established her own production company Baltic Balkan Productions and is producing and co-producing films with focus on strong personal stories and social issues. In 2020-2023 she worked as Head of Industry programme at Beldocs IDFF (Serbia). Ieva holds an MA in Social Anthropology from Riga Stradins University (Latvia) and an Executive MBA from IEDC-Bled School of Management (Slovenia). Alumna of EAVE, EURODOC, and Emerging Producers and a member of Documentary Association of Europe and EWA - European Women's Audiovisual network.
projects in progress
Nistru. The Irreversible Flow of Life (documentary) - directed by Iurie Tocmas, 90 min, Latvia/Croatia/Finland/Moldova in development; producer.
Ironman (documentary) - directed by Kiril Karakash and Svetislav Podleshanov, North Macedonia/Latvia, in development; co-producer.