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INESE VERINA
I am an artist, VJ /a.k.a. INA VARE / and film director living in Latvia.
Have studied visual communication in Riga and film directing in Finland.
Now living and working in Riga.
CONTACT: me@ineseverina.com PHONE: +371 2 9743191 Twitter
 

KODEK

KODEK

 
KODEK- ALL I WANNA DO
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A journey of an over modern future wave guy to conquer the virtual reality and reunite with a beyond focused laser-cat-combatant.
In order to get there and to open the window he has to get high and get low.

Genre: Music video
Year: 2014
Director: Inese Verina


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bride

 
THE BRIDE'S farewell
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A young woman is walking through the night accompanied only by her song.The sun rises while darkness slowly fades.

Genre: Short film
Year: 2014
7 min 26 sek
Director: Inese Verina
Camera & Editing: Inese Verina
Woman: Anna Veilande-Kustikova
Voice and Sound Recording: Johanna Tarkkanen


 

 
 

ORIOLE

 
ORIOLE - LIGHT CHILD
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ORIOLE is a Latvian beat-maker and producer as well as a respectable figure in the Latvian hip-hop scene.
Music video for "Light Chlild" was filmed, effected and processed on location. Footage created using security cam and mixed with Edirol V4.

Genre: Music video
Year: 2013

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KODEK JUPITER 800

 
kodek - jupiter 8000
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KODEK is a young producer from Madona, Latvia, and has over the years developed his own lo-fi/gameboy/8-bit breakbeat style enveloped in a trashy visual universe. One day we decided that I will do music video for him. Here it is and not the last one. Enjoy and stay tuned.

Genre: Music video
Year: 2013

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MEANWHILE

MEANWHILE

MEANWHILE

 
MEANWHILE / TIKMĒR
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MEANWHILE / TIKMĒR is a diploma thesis for Masters program in the faculty of Audio-visual media of Art Academy of Latvia.

The art work is an installation that consists of several elements – objects, photography, sound and video. These elements of the installation tells a story of passing time, time where insignificant every day events gain great deal of importance. The content and the aesthetics of the artwork refer to everyday life, environment, routines and human values, which vary with indications of the gap between individual and his or her past.

Art Installation MEANWHILE was exhibited during contemporary at group show LAIKAM (08.06.-14.06.2013., Tabakas Fabrika, Riga)

Genre: Art Installation (objects, photography, sound, video)
Year: 2013

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saeima

 
STARO RIGA 2012
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During the light festival STARO RĪGA large scale audio-visual installation was made for Saeima (Parliament of Latvia). Installation contained two video parts and sound what presented a visual history of 90 years of the Constituion.

Genre: Video Installation
Year: 2012

-> Watch VIDEO about the project
-> More pictures

-> Staro Rīga Webpage

 

 
 

AIRHEAD THE BAND

 
AS A UNIVERSE WRAPS AROUND You
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This is music video / short film for Finnish band "Airhead". It is about how human kind have changed the world. Video is filmed in Latvia and Finland.

Genre: Music video
Year: 2011
Lenght: 5:25 min

Producer, Camera and Direction: Inese Verina
Music: Airhead /Lauri Lepokorpi and Riku Airisto/

Country of Production: Finland

-> Watch VIDEO (Vimeo)

 
 

A girl soul

 
A girl's Soul
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Original title "En Kvinnas Själ".
It is a short film about a girl, who is hitchhiking on the lonely road in Ostrobotnia and gets into a trouble. Yet it's hard to decide which one is the "bad guy".

Genre Fiction
Year: 2011
Lenght: 9 min

Producer: Otto Anderson
Writer and Director: Inese Verina
Camera: Anders Djupsjöbacka
Music: Edward D-Tech

Country of Production: Finland

-> Watch TRAILER (Vimeo)

 
 

Mammu dzīve

 
lives of moms
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Original title "Mammu dzīve".
Documentary “Lives of Moms” is a story about seven Latvian women, all of whom are mothers. Film tells the story about their daily life in a poetic manner, while moms share their thoughts on how it is to be a mother.

Genre Documentary
Year: 2011
Lenght: 29 min


Producer: Inese Verina
Director: Inese Verina
Music: Edward D-Tech

Country of Production: Latvia

-> Watch TRAILER (Vimeo)

 
 

Katas Collection

 
Kata's Collection
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Short documentary about Hungarian artist Kata Tranker. This film is created during my film and directing studies in Finland.

Genre Documentary
Year: 2010
Lenght: 5:15 min

Director, camera, editing: Inese Vēriņa
Assistant: Richard Björklund
Music: Edward D-Tech
Production Support: Bo Forsander, Joakim Finholm
/Novia University of Applied Sciences/

Country of Production: Finland

-> Watch IT (Vimeo)

 
 

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cuneo

 
art without boundaries: playing images, drawing notes
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In May 2010 I took part in Erasmus Intensive Programme project held in Cuneo, Italy. The main idea of this project was to unite young music and art students from Europian countries and create the audio-visual performance. Me and other students (Krišjānis Rijnieks un Aleksandra Samuļenkova) form Latvian Academy of Art participated in this project as visual and video artists.

Besides the video projections, I made a short documentary about what was going on during this project as well as DVD with documentary, final performance recordings and video art peaces what was the part of final show.


Documentary by Inese Verina
Logo by Aleksandra Samuļenkova
Video Art by Inese Vēriņa and Aleksandra Samuļenkova
Composers: Matteo Durbano, Kaspar Querfurth, Benton Roark, Tadeusz Dixa
Electronic Music: Gianluca Delfino, Paolo Minetti
Project manager: Prof. Francesco Pennarola

Learn more about this project HERE

-> Watch movie's INTRO (Vimeo)

 
 

soup offset

soup

 

 
SOUP
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Soup is a food known by everyone. Soup contains in itself various ingredients that might be never discovered.
It is symbolic story about young couple what are going trough surreal event and gets in time-wrap.

Video installation was presented on exhibition "Offset" in Riga, Latvia, June 2010.

Genre: 2 channel video installation
Year: 2010
Lenght: 3:30 min

Director: Inese Verina
Script: Inese Verina
Producer: Daiga Livčāne
DOP: Pēteris Sudakovs
Focus assistent: Artūrs Šlosbergs
Make Up artist: Maija Gundare
Costumes: Evija Džonsone, Dita Maļinovska
Music: Edward D-Tech
Main Cast: Viola Karule, Kaspars Aniņš

-> Watch IT (Vimeo) ->

 
 

Gold Digger #2

Gold Digger #2

 
Gold Digger #2
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This short animation is continuation of my first Gold Digger animation in 2007.

Blond girl doing several things to get married with powerful and rich man. From the Dictionary of the sexual terms, gold digger or gold miner is a young woman seeking or attaching herself to a rich and/or powerful older man who will support her.

Genre: Animation
Year: 2010
Lenght: 3:30 min

Director: Inese Verina
Story and character design: Inese Verina
Animation: Inese Verina
Music: Edward D-Tech

-> Watch IT (Vimeo) ->

 
 

elfu dejas 2

elfu dejas 1

 
Dances of Elves
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“Dance of Elves” is a fantastic journey of young girl between dreams
and reality. Adrija lives in one of the peripheral area of Latvia, called
Latgale. She regularly takes the long way to the capital Riga, because it opens new opportunities for her. Adrija find herself free, happy, overtaken by ideas and successful girl, because all her wishes come true: there are trips, there is a victory in Biology Olympiad, interesting meetings and many other wonderful things. But what to do when you suddenly realize that you don`t know what do you really want?

This film is successful mixed with computer anmiation by Inese Verina. Animated episodes are great accent to portray Adrijas colorful thoughts and confused mind.

Genre: Documentary
Lenght: 30 min
Year: 2009
Director: Aija Bley
Design & Animation: Inese Verina
Editor: Agnese Ivane

 

 
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burti  
Playing Letters
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Digital photography series with "human letters". So great that nowdays using the digital photography we can easily play with gravity and human flexibility.

Thanks to wonderful model Ilze Zaļaiskalns.

Genre: Photography series /5 piaces/
Size:
420x594 cm each
Print: digital print
Year: 2009

 

 
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Space Poodle  
Space Poodle
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Space Poodle is computer animation made in aesthetics inspired from NES, ZX Spectrum and other old video game consoles. Scene graphics are built in Photoshop pixel-by-pixel and later animated in After Effects.

Genre: Animation
Year: 2009
Lenght: 2 min

Director: Inese Verina
Story andanimation: Inese Verina
Music: Edward D-Tech

WATCH THE VIDEO >>

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-> Watch on Aniboom

 

 
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maizi vai ķieģelīti

maizi vai ķieģelīti

 
BREAD OR BRICK?
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During the "Days of Art 2009" ten Latvian new artists worked together and each created a painting. Workshop happened on the former train platform in Riga's Central Market. The topic of this four days long workshop were "Bread or Brick?" (In Latvian slang the word "brick" means special kind of dark bread what is similar to a brick in shape).

Dimensions 270x180 cm.


 
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One Day in Latvia  
one day in latvia.
20 years on
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On 28th August 1987 an unseen scale photo-campaign “One Day in Latvia” took place in Latvia. 20 years later, in the midnight to 31st August 2007, second round of this campaign was started in Riga. 180 professional local and foreign photographers started off; photo fans participated voluntarily sending in 9800 pictures.

Documental shots from both rounds of the campaign as well as opinions of popular and important people in Latvia, artists and photographers have been compiled in the film, - how has the country changed during those twenty years and have the people become happier?

Genre: Documentary
Lenght: 53 min

Producer: Viesturs Koziols
Director: Inese Verina Vēriņa
Music: Edward D-Tech

-> WATCH MOVIE TRAILER (Latvian)

 
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Breakfast  
breakfast
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Short fantasy about man who are meticulous in every action. All story turns out and ends while having breakfast.

Genre: Short film
Lenght: 2 min

Producer: Inese Verina
Director: Inese Verina
Script: Kristians Mednis
Special Effects: Davis Lieknins & Martins Upitis
Music: Edward D-Tech

WATCH THE VIDEO (English subtitles) >>

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CALENDAR 2009
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Satirical calendar with 12 illustrations about animals who living in the forest. This dark humour story were found in the internet some years ago. Author of the original story is still unknown.

 

 
 
 
Cirks  
board game "grand circus"
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Version of board game "Circus" by Inese Verina. Subject of this game is Life. Steping on drugs you go "down", but love can raise you up. All ends with death like every human's life.

 

 
 
Gold Digger  
gold digger
 

Computer animation in old-school video game style. Inspiration for character and background design came from ZX Spectrum and other old game computer graphics aeshtetics.

Animation story is about mainstream girl who are going material values.

Genre: Animation
Year: 2007
Lenght: 2 min

Director: Inese Verina
Story and character design: Inese Verina
Animation: Inese Verina
Music: Edward D-Tech

WATCH THE VIDEO >>

-> Watch on VIMEO
-> Watch on Youtube
-> Watch on Aniboom

 
 
plakats
 
Climate change
 

Poster made for exhibition - contest "Climate change - Global enviromental problem" in 2007.

Title in english "Lost elements for special moments".

 

 
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