Davis Simanis

Davis Simanis

Latvia

Biography

Dāvis Sīmanis works as a documentary director, scriptwriter, editor, story editor, lecturer as well as assistant DoP. He received the Award for the Best Debut for his film VERSION.LNO at the National Film Festival Lielais Kristaps in 2007. After VALKYRIE LIMITED (2009), PASAULES SKANA (2010) and CHRONICLES OF THE LAST TEMPLE (2012), his documentary ESCAPING RIGA (2014) was selected in numerous festivals including IDFA, Vilnius IFF and CPH:Dox. His film is EXILED (2016) won Best Film at Riga International Film Festival. His most recent film D IS FOR DIVISION will have its world premiere at Visions du Réel 2018.

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